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If my host computer is powered off, is there a way to power it back on from a remote location using LogMeIn?

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Wake on Lan is the way to go. Read the information in the link below.

http://community.logmeinrescue.com/t5/Free/Wake-on-LAN/td-p/31061

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It's important to note that Wake-on-LAN does not wake up shutdown PCs. –  Tobias Plutat May 3 '11 at 16:11
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@Tobias - Depending on the exact hardware, machines can in fact be powered on over LAN (even without dedicated out-of-band management hardware) –  Shinrai May 3 '11 at 16:17
    
@chipShot It'd be great if you explained/summarized in your answer what the link actually said about WOL and LogMeIn - we shouldn't just link to other websites here. Welcome to SU, btw! –  slhck May 3 '11 at 16:18
    
@Shinrai Agreed, my Dell does that fairly well. –  slhck May 3 '11 at 16:18
    
@slhck Appreciate the welcome. On a side note the answer below me as well just links to an outside site. I just was doing as I have seen elsewhere on SU. –  Thomas S May 3 '11 at 16:30

No, this is not possible with just LogMeIn, you need something like WOL (Wake On LAN).

Can you boot your computer through Log Me In? - LogMeIn Community Forums

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This is no longer true. You can wake a PC from S3 (sleep), S4 (hibernate) and S5 (shut down) perfectly easily using LogMeIn's Wake on LAN functionality. I've been using it for nearly 2 years now. secure.logmein.com/welcome/Webhelp/CentralUserGuide/LogMeIn/… –  Austin ''Danger'' Powers Mar 15 '13 at 9:21

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