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I have a device that stays plugged into a USB port that has a battery.  For some reason when I shut down the computer the battery will die overnight.  As the device is always plugged into the USB port on my computer I need to know how to set the USB port to stay live, if possible, when the computer is off to keep the device charged.  The OS is W7 Pro x64.

 

Also on a computer running Linux Mint 18.3 x64 I would l I would like to do the same thing.  I know this is not a Linux thread but thought I would ask it here instead of starting another thread.

Thanks. 

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In Windows, open Device manager and then expand your USB hubs, click Change Settings and then click the Power management tab. You can uncheck the box that says something to the effect of allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.

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7 hours ago, Dave@Bytes said:

In Windows, open Device manager and then expand your USB hubs, click Change Settings and then click the Power management tab. You can uncheck the box that says something to the effect of allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.

Thanks Dave, I appreciate the response.

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