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I am running Windows 7 on a Mac mini via bootcamp. I can't seem to get wake on lan working at all. Is there something I need to do to get this to work?

Testing it out on other windows 7 machines, WOL works perfectly.

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It's not relevant you've Win7 on Mac Mini Bootcamp. Other users (me too) have problems with WOL..

Try this setting (for some users it worked, not for me unfortunately):

1) Open Terminal

2) cd /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration

3) sudo vi com.apple.Boot.plist (give administrative password)

4) modify <string></string> to <string>darkwake=0</string>

5) save & exit with :wq!

6) reboot & then shutdown the Mac Mini

7) on another computer send the WOL "Magic Packet" (I used WoLEX on Windows)

8) wait and.. hope!

I don't know if it doesn't work for me because of the shutdown instead of a "suspend" But the Mac Mini is not a PowerBook, so I didn't find a "suspend" option..

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