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Old 17th October 2019
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One thing I find extremely irritating about windows 10 is that when you put your computer to sleep, windows feels free to wake it up and apply updates, so the next morning, its up and running. I went through a bunch of steps to disable that and it worked for a while, then an update in the last week and all of a sudden it wakes up at night again. I am thinking of writing a powershell app to turn all that wake-up for updates off again.

So, a common theme--customized settings not respected by windows update process, and windows being rude and waking from sleep to do its unwanted business at night. In fairness, I had the same problem with my mac pro, and the activity logs were equally useless in determining what was doing the wake up.