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    I spoke too soon. On Saturday I had the Studio OS running and came back into the room a few times and it woke from sleep right away after short periods of time - less than an hour each time, I'd guess.

    Then I was out for a few hours and when I came home, it wouldn't wake up using the mouse and keyboard.

    Oh, well. It's still fun to fool around with.

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    Check the BIOS for devices that can wake the computer from sleep - make sure USB is one of them. Seriously.

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    +1

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    Will do. I assume that's found in the F12 boot menu. If not, I'll google it.

    FWIW, I found a USB to serial port adapter in a pile of computer cables and plugged a USB mouse into a serial port that way. I only tried one of the serial ports and it did not wake the computer when moved and clicked.

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    Boot menu is different.

    When you finally get there add some boot delay so you can actually read those instructions next time.
    (stupid feature)

    Assuming PS/2 ports.
    Those ports are usually color coded and not nesessary universal.
    Hot swapping is also unknown, to be sure connect the device before power.
    USB mouse and keyboard are not nesessary PS/2 compatible.

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