System Find Wake Timers in Windows 11


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This tutorial will show you how to get a list of wake timers that support or configured to wake the system in Windows 10 and Windows 11.

A wake timer is a timed event that wakes the computer from a sleep or hibernate state at a specific time to perform scheduled tasks.

Important wake timers includes things like a required reboot after a Windows update. They supersede all other settings.


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Option One

List All Active Wake Timers


You must be signed in as an administrator to use this option.


1 Open Windows Terminal (Admin), and select either Windows PowerShell or Command Prompt.

2 Copy and paste the command below into Windows Terminal (Admin), and press Enter. (see screenshot below)

powercfg -waketimers

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Option Two

List All Wake Timers


1 Open Windows Terminal, and select Windows PowerShell.

2 Copy and paste the command below into Windows PowerShell, and press Enter. (see screenshots below)

Get-ScheduledTask | ? {$_.Settings.WakeToRun} | Out-GridView

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That's it,
Shawn Brink


 
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