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Wake On LAN

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Premgenius    27

How does this really work can it start a computer from being off or does it just start it from standby?

How do you make it work?

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Storm    4

you need to connect the WOL cable that came with your NIC to the mobo, near all the 'case plugs'

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tomasarson    20

it wakes it from standby.

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Premgenius    27

I see so it does not start the machine from being off, mines it a onboard NIC

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enigma-penguin    17

its a standby option... you can usually activate it from your bios

edit: when i clicked reply there was none.. whoopse

no it wont start you comp... soz dude

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youm0nt    0

moved to networking

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snippet1    0

Actually, my modem and LAN card can both turn the computer on. Configure it in the BIOS, under 'Power Management' or something. Just try and see if it works.

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bangbang023    31

Yeah, I have an MS NIC (no cords to the mobo) and it turns on my system if I shut it down. I keep forgettign to turn it off and it scares the hell out of me when i tur nmy system off, open it, and have it suddenly turn on.

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DerkPY    0

There might be a switch on your mobo as well, which might be off as default. Mine was.

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Premgenius    27

so how do i make it work?

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^Monoxide    0

Hello ,

Get your mobo instructions out and have a look for WON .

Or

In your networking config there should be some thing [ depending on your OS ]

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