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T420 wakes up automatically from hibernate due to Intel Identity Protection Technology (IPT)

Question

I noticed the laptop was switched on by itself overnight and was in standby mode in the morning.

 

Looking at the Event log revealed it was being turned on by:

Intel (R) Identity Protection Service Resume from Suspend

 

Anyone know why this happens and how to turn it off short of disabling/removing Symantec VIP Access and Intel IPT?

Answer

Go into the ThinkPad Power manager and disable "Wake Timers" on your currently selected power plan.

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