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Old 07-13-2010, 07:51 PM   #31
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i just bought the wireless desktop 4000 and it won't allow my computer to go into sleep mode, using either the keyboard shortcut or using the button on the start menu. the computer powers down to sleep mode and then instantly revives to normal mode. very strange. anyone know how to resolve this?
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Old 07-14-2010, 12:33 AM   #32
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You computer is probably only going into a high level sleep mode, effectively idle, and sensitive mice have a habit of breaking that state with the simplest vibration on the desk. You'll probably need to change the sleep state to a lower level, such as S3 or S5 - this is done through the BIOS, or you could hibernate as well. This will drop the PC into a much lower power state and disable external devices, typically, you have to use the system power button to turn it back on. Some BIOS's will have options for power-on, such as wake-on-lan, wake-on-keyboard, wake-on-device, etc. You may get some options in your OS, but typically, it's the motherboard that has the final say.
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I'm not on a Windows machine at the moment, so I can't check, but under the advanced power configuration, I believe there are options to disable the mouse from being able to wake up the PC. I jump to conclusions that it's the mouse, at least, because unless a key is pressed, a keyboard should never wake up a PC.
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Old 11-30-2010, 11:18 AM   #34
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Default ms wireless comfort 4000 - zoom slider switch

Glad I found this site. Here is my situation. Had XP Pro and now just installed 7 Pro. I loved the "zoom slider speaker volume function" that I used to have on the XP installation. However, I cannot find it on 7. I did note that it frequently 'fell out' on XP, and going to keyboard on the start menu and clicking 'restore default settings' or something similiar would 'reinstall' the function. Can anyone suggest how I can get this on with Win 7 ? Thank you, [email protected]
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