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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Network card doesn't work (properly) after WOL after full shutdown

I've been trying to make WOL work after full shutdown and I got it working. Magic Packet is being sent to broadcast by router and PC boots up even if it's fully shut down (here is how it's done in ...
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Wake on lan does not work on second router

I have not good knowledge about hardwares/networking. I would like to use wake on lan feature and really it worked on lan but I m using another wifi router connected with main modem, WOL work fine ...
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Wake on Lan / WOL fails in Win10 when “Link Speed & Duplex” NIC set to anything other than “auto negotiation”, why?

I have a Win10 laptop on which I enabled WOL and it works (BIOS enabled for WOL and NIC enabled for WOL). But sometimes when I WOL start it up the NIC negotiates a low speed of 10Mbps (it's a 1Gbps ...
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Windows 10 waking from sleep with unknown reason

I recently started experiencing an issue with my Windows 10 Pro installation. It wakes from hibernation at seemingly random times. I have done the following to try and troubleshoot the issue: Turn ...
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Windows 10 S3 shutdown

I am trying to figure out why my Windows 10's regular shutdown button does not let me WOL my PC. Before my upgrade from 8.1 i was using a small file which ran a command prompt S3 shutdown. Which ...
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Wake On LAN using Magic packets is not working in Windows 10

Even after configuring all the settings like Network Adapter Settings BIOS setting Disabled Fast Startup Telnet and Port Settings I can't able to wake up the machine with Windows 10 OS. Is ...
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My Wake-on-LAN only works if I manually press sleep mode

I have followed instructions online and setup everything for Wake-on-LAN. If I just press sleep in my Windows 7, I can use an app to wake it up. But if I let it inactive for 20 minutes which is the ...
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I'd like my laptop not to sleep with lid closed when I wake it over LAN

I configured WoL on my laptop and it's working perfectly. The only issue occurs when I wake my laptop from sleep with its lid closed - it will fall to sleep again after five seconds or so. Is there a ...
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Wake On LAN not working for Asrock motherboard

Recently I installed and configured a new server for home use. Today I wanted to get the Wake On LAN feature working. For this I undertook the following steps: 1) I enabled WOL in the motherboards ...
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How to set up a static/persistent ARP entry with OpenWRT 14.07, Barrier Breaker?

The title say it all, but here is the long version: I am trying to setup a way for my home server to automatically turn on using WakeOnLan, when a client tries to access it. My idea is that the ...
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PF: Can't open port on OS X

Have troubles opening the port 9 on os x 10.10.3 yousemite using pf firewall. I want to do this for being able to get wake-on-lan packets to this port. I assume that for WoL to work the port (on the ...
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Set up wake-on-lan for mac os x via Actiontec T1200H Router: Ports 7 and 9 are closed

I've got two macs connected to home wireless network via Actiontec T1200H Router. Both macs support Wake on Wireless (in About this Mac-->System Report-->Network-->Wi-fi-->Wake On Wireless: ...
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Set up wake-on-lan for mac os x via Actiontec T1200H Router: Ports 7 and 9 are closed

I've got two macs connected into home wireless network via Actiontec T1200H Router. Both machines have "Wake for network access" checked in System Preferences --> Energy Saver means that both support ...
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WOL remote Windows pc's at startup

I have five Windows 8.1 pc's all connected together to the same local network. I'd like to automatically switch on my 4 slaves when I power on my Master pc. All the machines are properly set up to ...
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Can't telnet to uverse router

I have a standard 3801HGV Uverse router, and I am attempting to configure Wake on WAN for it. I have forwarded port 9 with UDP, WOL works great, and so now I have attempted to send the magic packets ...
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Remote WOL over CISCO/FW not Forwarding

I'm trying to accomplish a Wake-on-LAN by triggering the two servers' public IPs. Internally, the WOL works like a charm (by either the internal or external IP), externally however, it does not wake ...
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Why does a ping flood wake up a PC, while a single ping does not?

I just noticed that when you flood-ping a PC that is in sleep-mode, it will wake it up while a single ping or multple pings per 1 sec does not wake it up. Wake up on lan/wan is enabled. What is the ...
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Wake on Lan - Install a client on a Linux machine

this might seem obvious or stupid to somebody, but I can't find anything that helps me yet, besides the fact that I'm not a Linux user. I've got 2 NAS boxes (Iomega, now Lenovo) IX4-200D and ...
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Does the Atheros AR956X WLAN adapter support WoWLAN (Wake on Wireless LAN)?

Some friends want to be able to access files on their WiFi network, even when one of their computers is asleep. To accomplish this, they probably need WoWLAN (Wake on Wireless LAN) working. Does ...
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Does Wake-on-LAN (WoL) depend on the motherboard or the network card?

This question was spurred by discovering the Acer M670G seems not have an Wake-on-LAN (WoL) settings in the BIOS and in general, wondering whether WoL is controlled by the BIOS/NIC or the OS. One of ...
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Preventing WOL on a Windows PC with shared Network Drives?

I have a desktop with network drives which are mapped to my laptop, but the laptop wakes the desktop via WOL each time the laptop boots, or even randomly. Is there a way to limit the waking to only ...
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etherwake fails to run when ran by cron

I have a cron job to check if a client is connected to my VPN and then wake up some other computers on my network using etherwake. I have the script running every minute and it is actually running ...
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Send a WoL to a NUC behind 2 routers [duplicate]

I am trying to send a magic packet to my NUC set up in my bedroom behind a netgear WNR-614 N300 router. However, this router itself is behind a TP-LINK TL-WDR3600 router. Both the routers are using ...
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Wake on LAN prevents sleep mode in Windows 7

The Wake on LAN (WOL) feature of my Intel 82579V Gigabit LAN adapter is working great in case my Windows 7 PC is powered off. But because my network card is able to wake my PC I can’t use the sleep ...
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Routing through a VPN

If I setup an account with a VPN service provider or attempt to create my own VPN server on a VPS can I allow multiple computers on the same VPN to communicate with each other. For example will ...
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Does a magic packet need to be sent on a specific port for it to work?

I have read that one would need to send a WOL (wake on lan) magic packet on port 7 or 9 of the target machine (with WOL enabled in H/W) for it to work. Is this correct? If not, then how is the WOL ...
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Does Wake-on-LAN via WAN needs port forwarding?

If yes, how does it work? The pc still has no ip, so where should I forward the port?
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Can GRUB discern between power on by magic packet and power on by hardware button?

I have a dual boot win 7 / linux Mint with GRUB 2 as Bootloader. I was wondering for some time now if it is possible to set up GRUB to display a OS list when I start computer by pressing the power ...
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How to make server power settings apply even when computer is activated by WOL

I have a computer with 9 hdds as a storage server in the next room for me and my family (movies and such) connected to the router. The computer is without keyboard and monitor, all works fine, but in ...
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Computer turns on at 3 AM for the first time in 2 years

I was doing some c# coding on my laptop when I suddently hear my workstation turn on at exactly 3AM. I always turn my computer into hibernate, but they never ever booted themselves before. I got the ...
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is there any way to enable telnet/ssh session into a Netgear CG3700EMR

I want to enable Wake on Wan (Wol from internet) with my router, but i have no chance to modify arp table in order to specify a fake address which could receive this broadcast packet. So, is there ...
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Automatically Wake PC at certain time without wake-on-lan

I feel like this shouldn't be too difficult. I want my PC to turn on at 7:00 AM every morning. I have a Toshiba satellite L50-B-1LN running windows 8. It uses UEFI instead of a normal BIOS. In there ...
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What is the Difference between PXE & Wake On LAN?

They seem to serve the same purpose which is the ability to boot a Client/Machine as long as its connected to a Network and thus has a NIC. What is the difference between the two with respect to how ...
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Listen for wakeonlan request

I would like to know how to listen for wakeonlan paquets on a running system. I know that my question if a little bit useless, because is a system is running, there is no need to wake up it!
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Automatically start a computer when power turns on

I installed Ubuntu on an old laptop (Lenovo T400) that I now use as a home server, running 24/7. I live in an area where long power outages are quite common, so if the power goes off there's a good ...
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Wake on LAN cause computer wake up immediately after shutting down

I've installed Ubuntu on my Dell PC, and i want to use Wake on LAN. But here i encounter a weird problem. The computer will wake up immediately after shutting down. Here is what i've done: The ...
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Is it possible to Wake-On-Lan without a router?

If 2 machines are hooked up over a Cat5 (an ad-hoc network?), could one machine WOL another? Does a router/switch have to be in the loop in order for WOL to work? Thanks
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Tomato wake on lan over internet

I am trying to create a way to be able to Wake On Lan over the internet to some off-site location. I have installed the newest version of tomato onto a linksys WRT54GL v1.1 router. I would like to ...
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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 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 ...