Wake on LAN, or its abbreviation Wol, is a standard developed in 1996 to Ethernet networks that allows a computer to be turned on or "waked up" by a network message.

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Deactivate or take control of Intel Vpro and Me

Processor is i5 4590 (Vpro capable) Chipset is B85 (Vpro not capable - http://ark.intel.com/products/75019 ). Motherboard is MSI B85 gaming - http://us.msi.com/support/mb/B85M_GAMING.html After ...
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Wake on LAN - Does the IP address have to be correct?

My understanding of WOL is that it broadcasts a magic-packet into a subnet. The packet goes to all NICs and each inspects the packet for their own MAC and on a match, wakes the host. So, could I put ...
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wake on lan not working

We have a server that has installed on it windows server 2012 R2. everything seems to be configured correctly but there are issues with WOL. In the bios the 'power-on source' is 'bios controlled' ...
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Wake On Lan works w/ Magic Packet But Not w/ Network Activity

My goal is to allow any network activity to wake up my Windows computer. My system currently wakes from sleep without any problem when it receives a Magic Packet but despite being configured to wake ...
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Shutdown on LAN between Windows 7 and Ubuntu

I have 2 laptops, a Windows 7 machine and the other running Ubuntu 12.04. I am trying to figure out how to write a batch script for Windows that would allow me to shutdown both computers ...
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ATX Standard for Wake-On-LAN

I've read about the implementation of the "Wake-on-LAN" feature on Wikipedia. The article claims that at least an ATX 2.01 standard-compliant PSU is necessary. Quite alot of other resources on the ...
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Wake on Lan (wol) over wifi not working on mac

I am using OS X 10.10 . Wake on network enabled in the Energy saver settings. Asus Router settings done. Packet sniffing shows it is receiving UDP packets on port 9 but it doesnt wake up
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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Wake-on-LAN

Is there any method to enable Wake-on-LAN (WoL) option in Windows 8.1 of Surface Pro 3, connected to the Ethernet via original Docking Station? I tried almost everything, what is a somewhat related ...
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Asus H87i-plus - Enabling WOL

I've been reading tutorials to enable WOL. I searched my BIOS for some "Enable WOL" or "PCI Devices" settings, and the closest I could find is this: However I have no idea whether I should pick ...
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Why is Windows 8 waking up my computer unexpectedly?

I decided to finally install Windows 8 on one of my desktop computers. It's Windows 8.1 Pro from the get-go, and I got the Update 1 through Windows Update. It works fine. But my main concern right now ...
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Wake on lan fails when a specific usb device (seagate freeagent go) is plugged in

I have a bit of a conundrum on my hands. I've successfully setup wake on lan on my computer, however, I've run into an issue that prevents the computer from waking on lan. I have multiple external ...
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Attempting to set up Wake on LAN

I've enabled WoL in my BIOS settings and in Windows and I'm trying to use the "WoL Wake On Lan Wan" android app to turn on my computer. I filled in the following information: Name: (I just picked a ...
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Wake-on-lan doesn't work over the internet

I can successfully wake my computer if my Android device in connected to the local network but I can't wake my computer from another network. All BIOS WOL settings are enabled. I also opened a port ...
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Is there any way to determine if the router is forwarding WoL packet to the NIC card while the computer is turned off?

I am having hard time figuring out whether the problem is with the router not forwarding the packets to the NIC OR the problem is the NIC not waking the PC or other hidden settings that are preventing ...
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Is Wake On LAN supposed to work even after AC power reset?

So, if you unplug the AC power cable from the wall and re-connect it to the PC Power Supply, is the Wake On Lan functionality still supposed to work on a PC? The WoL functionality is enabled in Bios ...
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Windows batch script: Manual power up vs Wake on Lan (WOL)

OK, I have a (win 7) desktop computer with WOL set up so I can turn it on remotely, it works fine. Next thing, on this computer I have a batch script, which runs at startup and starts various apps, ...
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Remotely enter BitLocker encryption key

Is it possible to remotely enter a BitLocker encryption key? Ideally I want to be able to remotely wake a PC over the network (WOL) to then RDP into it, however the boot drive is BitLocker encrypted.
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How to open UDP port 7 or 9 for WOL on ubuntu?

I have made all the necessary changes required for wakeonlan on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Yet it does not seem to work. Also http://www.canyouseeme.org/ is showing that my UDP ports 7 or 9 are not open. I ...
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Wake On LAN with TL-WR710N in Client mode?

I have a pocket router TL-WR710N from TP-Link configured as a WLAN Client for my PC. The WLAN Client logs into the WLAN of my router, while the PC is connected via Ethernet to the TL-WR710N. I can use ...
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How can I set up Windows Server to wake on LAN?

I have been trying to set up wake on LAN for a little while now, but I can never get it to work. I want to be able to wake the computer over the internet. I have already set up ports 7 and 9 to ...
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WAKE ON LAN works on one network adaptor, but not the other. both Realtek

Wake on LAN I have a problem. I use LogMeIn wake up feature on my PC. However, I cannot get the Wake-on-LAN feature to work. I have enabled it in the BIOS and enabled it on the adapter in device ...
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how does the software firewall affect the hardware network card?

I am waking my computer up by sending magic packets. But if I close UDP port 9 from windows firewall, my computers is not booting. And also, the lights on ethernet port are off. It looks little too ...
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Why does Wake on Lan work over WAN but not LAN?

This is an evolving question. See the 2 edits at the bottom for the latest version. I am keeping the original question here too though as it may prove useful. Ok, So first of all sorry for yet ...
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Waking up the VPN server on demand using WOL

I am planning to setup a small lab at home. For this I am debating to get a s/w or a h/w based VPN. One of the main concern in power usage. H/w based VPN doesn't consume much, while s/w based VPN ...
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RDP to Windows 7 is stuck on Welcome screen after wake-on-lan from sleep

I am trying to set up wake-on-lan for my office desktop (Windows 7 Enterprise). I want it to sleep when I am not there, unless I wake it up remotely and use it in a remote desktop session. Things ...
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Computer wakes by itself, but wake source is unknown

I have an interesting problem. I am using Windows 8.1 on my PC and I have WOL enabled from my BIOS and my LAN card settings and it works just fine. But, since a couple of weeks back, my computer ...
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How can I prevent my NIC from sleeping when Wake-on-LAN is enabled?

I currently have wake-on-LAN enabled and it works, but for some reason my Windows 7 laptop only allows me to turn it on if I also have the "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" ...
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Hardware specifications for WOL (Wake On Lan)

I am planning to buy a computer, which I would like to start using Wake-On-Lan from outside the LAN. I was looking on the internet and there is lot of information to be confused. 1) What are the ...
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How to make Wake-on-Lan consistent?

I have a remote system configured for Wake-on-LAN. It has been tested successfully. But sometimes it doesn't work. For instance, today it worked once, but when I shut down and tried again, it didn't ...
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Wake laptop on lan via wireless printer?

I know how ridiculous this sounds, but I am curious if it would be possible. Basically, I have a laptop that I would like to wake on lan, but I dont want to have to run a cable through my house. There ...
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Wake on LAN - configuration, no response for magic packet

I have server with Ubuntu 12. Motherboard - p5kpl-am in/roem/si, Processor - E6600, Erthernet card - TP-link tg-3269, Integrated ethernet card - is disabled Ethernet card and motherboard are ...
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WakeUpLan, WakeOnLan not working on windows

images here http://imgur.com/a/D0NrB#0 I've enabled both ticks on Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (magic packet etc), I've set up static ip through ipv4 (I also use public google dns) I am using ...
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Wake on WAN wont work but Wake on LAN does

I'm trying to enable Wake on WAN on a computer. Wake on LAN works perfectly, but when I try Wake on WAN it doesn't work. Could it be that my router is ignoring magic packet from the Internet? I'm ...
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Laptop keeps waking up from sleep (Windows 7)

Laptop is fully charged before I put it to sleep and when I come back more than 12 hours later and resume it, the computer only has around 10% left. I have used the powercfg lastwake and powercfg ...
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Wake-On-LAN without motherboard support

I have an old desktop which I want to turn into a home server. Unfortunately its motherboard (MSI K9N6SGM-V) does not support Wake-on-LAN functionality. I don't really know how power supply works in ...
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Wake-on-Lan not working after some time [duplicate]

lets get directly to the issue: Everyday I was starting up my pc remotely from work via android WOL app, but then I had a power outage at home last week and sice that time its works like this: 1) ...
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Enabled WOL - Now my computer powers on by itself

To use the wake on LAN feature of my onboard network interface, I had to enable "Wake on PCI-Express" in my BIOS settings. WOL works fine now. The only problem is that my computer turns itself on ...
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How do I notice if my Windows pc is booted with WOL

i have Windows 8.1 (x64) as OS. I want to start an Apache Server if my PC is booted via WOL. So my first attempt was to write a small program which starts every time in the autostart, this should ...
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Wake on LAN to specific requests (ports?)

Is there any way to customize exactly what wakes up a sleeping PC. If i tick Enable the network card to wake the computer it will just constantly keep waking randomly over the night. I need my PC to ...
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Why is my computer constantly resuming from sleep?

My recently reformatted Windows 8.1 machine keeps resuming from sleep. This is an acute issue ever since I got my SSD (the reason for the reformat), as Hybrid Sleep is out and the system does true ...
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With Wake-on-lan enabled, computer will wake randomly with no WOL Signal sent

I have enabled WOL on my custom PC in order to wake my PC for remote control. I have an Ethernet cable plugged directly into the Ethernet slot of my Realtek card. When i put my PC to sleep, it will ...
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Apple TV failing to Wake on Demand when Computer is Behind a Switch

If I have a router and a switch, is there anything I need to do to the switch to ensure a Wake on LAN signal (magic packet) can reach a device behind the switch? Details I can Home Share between a ...
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WOL over Internet success for a while but fail after a period of time [duplicate]

I have a computer in my home LAN, and i have successfully set up my computer and router to use wol over Internet. The problem is, after a period of time(say, a night), the next day i want to start my ...
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Wake-on-LAN did not work after many days of 24/7 service

there is a mini PC - a Sapphire Edge HD2 - that is sometimes started via WOL. During the christmas holidays, that PC ran about 2 weeks without interruption. When I shut it down and tried to start it ...
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RDP wake-on-lan in LAN environment

How do you configure RDP to be able to wake-on-lan client computers? Basically, I want to be able to wake-on-lan 1 or more computers at a time in our LAN environment.
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i have a turned off computer with wol activated and i know its MAC , is there a way to check if the computer is plugged in to network?

I am thinking of a security system for my small company, i would like to know if there is a way to know even when the computer is turned off when the computer gets disconnected (Knowing the mac an ip) ...
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WOL + auto connect for net shares

I'm running a FreeNAS 8.31 to which I connect from a Win 7 Prof. PC and a raspbmc box. The NAS is running a cron job to check if the PC / raspbmc is online, if not, it turns itself off. At the moment ...
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Wake-on-LAN stops working after a few hours

I have a Linux server (Ubuntu 12.04.03) which serves as the internet gateway for our LAN of about 15 PCs. That is, eth0 on the Linux server is the Internet, and eth1 plugs into an unmanaged switch (a ...
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Wake-on-LAN & alternatives?

My supervisor has asked me to come up with a Wake-on-LAN or WoL-like solution for a project related to allowing specific employees to VPN into machines of various power states. From what I've seen, ...
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Wake-on-lan from S5 and prevent network card from turning off

I'm tired googling and looking through hundreds of forums, please help. OS: Windows 7 64-bit Motherboard: ASUS M4A77T/USB3 Onboard network card: Realtek® 8112L The problem is that network card keeps ...