System Find Wake Timers in Windows 11

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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.

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.


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



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



That's it,
Shawn Brink



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