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i want to wake my computer using WoL or a "VTL"(Virtual Tripline). but, because i am on a router with other devices, i cannot use WoL. Then I looked for a Virtual Tripline on google - no results that i want. So my friend, who suggested to get a VTL, said if I could make a C/C++ scrip that would wake the computer when its IP is pinged, with a port on it (,it will wake the computer out of sleep mode. But idk how to do this and i need some help because i dont know alot of C/C++. can someone tell me how to put it on the computer that is in sleep mode? or, which i don't prefer, on another computer?

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I'd be very surprised if this is possible as "WoL" is additional functionality baked into the hardware of the network card where it is available.

For what you are trying to do, your computers network stack would need to be in a useable state, which implies the system is not sleeping, thus it is unavailable to you.

I'm not sure what you mean by you are "on a router with other devices". If you are on the same subnet/lan as the device you want to wake up you can use WoL as it does not go through the router. If you do need to go through the router then that is substantially harder though.

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i need to go thru the router. – user2649805 Sep 12 '13 at 2:30

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