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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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1answer
823 views

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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220 views

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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1answer
383 views

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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0answers
59 views

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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438 views

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 ...
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1answer
1k views

BIOS Wake on Lan options: Primary or Automatic, which option do I use?

I am trying to set up TeamViewer version 9 to wake on Lan. I noticed in the BIOS of Lenovo Think Center, there are multiple options, Primary and Automatic, not just the standard Enabled/Disabled. The ...
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85 views

Win 7 weird WOL behaviour, scheduled task only triggered on user input

I have a win7 ultimate machine which is rebooted once a week and should be able to WOL. As this is a workstation too sometimes, i have it autologged in after wake with a local account. (Control panel ...
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1answer
786 views

Wake-on-Lan causing spurious startup after shutdown (Windows 7 x64)

My motherboard (Asus H-87-PRO) has an integrated LAN controller (Realtek 8111G Gigabit). Installed driver from the CD and enabled WoL in BIOS and in OS too, it's working. The problem is that ...
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1answer
40 views

Wake on Lan works on one adapter, but not another in Windows 7

I have two NICS, one of them built into the mobo (ASUS). WOL works when sending the magic packet to the mobo NIC, but not the other. They both appear to be Realtek adapters, and I've compared all ...
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0answers
667 views

Windows 7 64 bit will not turn monitor off

I just bought myself a new computer (YAY!). It seems that something is keeping it awake and will not let him turn of the monitor or go into sleep mode. event when i use "nircmd" ...
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How reliable is Wake on Lan (if configured correctly)?

Or: Why don't my PCs wake up every time I send the Magic Packet? I do have 2 PCs with similar hardware settings, similar software (OS is Windows 7 x64 Professional) and both connected to the same ...
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1answer
748 views

Why can I wake-on-lan the computer from sleep but not from shutdown?

On my Shuttle SZ77R5, running Windows 7x64, I have enabled wol in the bios and on the network card in Device Manager. I am trying to wol (wake-on-lan) the computer from another Windows7x64 machine. ...
0
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3answers
4k views

How to get wake on lan to work on Windows 7 laptop?

I have a W7 Home Premium 64 bit laptop, a Sony Vaio F to be more specific it that matters, and I'm trying to set up Wake On Lan on it. I have it connected to the router using an ethernet cable, and ...
6
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1answer
1k views

Looking for recommendation on a Wake on Wireless LAN compatible PCI/PCI-E Adapter for Windows 7

I have a desktop workstation that uses Wake on LAN (WoL) functionality. Is there a working wireless adapter solution that someone has set up that would provide the same functionality? i.e. When the ...
1
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1answer
410 views

Wake on Lan Remote not waking PC while the PC does receive the packet.

Over the last couple of weeks, I have been trying to set up WOL from a remote location. When I use my laptop to wake the machine locally, it works just fine. (for some reason, when I try to wake from ...
0
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1answer
277 views

Network “wake on pattern” not working in Windows 7

Wake-on-LAN works to this PC, on WiFi and over the internet. Wake-on-Pattern works if pinging the hostname from another computer, but not if pinging the IP or trying to connect to a service.
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1k views

How to make Windows 7 to auto logon after boot from LAN only?

I would like to stop waiting my PC at work to boot every morning (and install updates sometimes). The idea is to wake up the PC remotely and logon with my domain user and password. I managed with both ...
3
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1answer
4k views

My computer turned itself on. Was I hacked?

I woke up and found my PC switched on. I have wake on LAN enabled. I check the log and my pc started up an hour after i went to bed. I have very basic windows log reading skills. Is there something I ...
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1answer
1k views

Mac Mini WOL running Windows

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, ...
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4answers
3k views

Wake-on-LAN packet won't wake computer

I have Windows 7 64-bit and have done all the steps necessary to set up Wake-on-LAN. I then shut the computer down and tried to wake it. Nothing happened. If I manually turn on the computer, it ...
2
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1answer
314 views

How to force-restart a PC with vPro technology?

I would like to know how to force-restart a PC that has crashed/hung and become completely non-responsive, using 2nd-generation vPro technology. Assume there is a second, fully responsive PC on the ...
1
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1answer
371 views

Wake-on-LAN (WOL) fails after computer crashes (Windows 7 64-bit)

I have a low-end laptop always turned on whose only purpose is to initiate Wake-on-LAN for a second (primary) computer on the same local network, so I can work via remote desktop on this second ...
1
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1answer
641 views

Automatically wake W7 PC for fileshares/remote desktop/etc without “magic packet”

I'd like to store all my media (photos/images/videos/music) on a shared network drive on my media PC (hooked up to the TV, it's not often used) for everyone in my home to use, however I'm edgy about ...
3
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3answers
5k views

WOL doesn't work when shutdown

I've enabled WOL on shutdown function. I've disabled Energy Star from either Windows adapter settings and BIOS. I've enabled WOL on Magic Packet (also with broadcasting) and in power management tab ...
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1answer
105 views

How to get PCs IP for WakeOnLan over internet (only by using stock Windows 7 applications)

I want to wake a Windows 7 PC over LAN (via internet). To find out its IP I don't want to use an external application (like dyndns). So I only want to use what Windows already offers. Is that ...
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2answers
800 views

Prevent Hibernation Windows 7 - Optiplex 780

Problem: Need to disable hibernation ( or enable Wake On Lan/ pattern ) for backup routine. Issue: Computer does not respond to WOL or any type of network requests. Also, hibernates regardless of ...
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1answer
4k views

“Allow this device to wake up the computer” disabled

I have a wireless network adapter which I would to use to wake up the computer, but it´s disabled (I can´t check it). I´m running windows 7 64 bits. Why is that?
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2answers
548 views

WOL not working

I have a Marvell Yukon integrated NIC and i have installed the WOL package on my freeBSD-based NAS. I'm trying to wake my PC using the command "wol M:A:C:A:D:D:R". Command line spits back that it is ...
2
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2answers
706 views

How to wake up a computer over lan?

I got a "server" in the basement hosting music and media files. It is nice to shut it down without having to go down there, via remote desktop or the "shutdown -i" command etc. But is there someway ...
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8answers
3k views

Wake on Lan utility for local only to sleep and wake up machine

I am looking for a Wake-on-Lan utility that works locally, not via the internet (so no setting up a router for WOL) to allow for waking up AND putting to sleep a machine. I can't seem to find any. I ...
6
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6answers
27k views

Windows 7 Pro Computer won't wake on LAN via Magic Packet from outside network

I just purchased a new computer running Windows 7 Professional x64. I'd like to save power by having it sleep after an hour, but I would also like to be able to Remote Desktop into it at my leisure. ...
2
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3answers
9k views

Wake on LAN has stopped working after installing Windows 7

I have a Dell XPS 630i that came loaded with Windows XP. Wake-on-LAN has always worked fine on it; I send the magic packet and the machine comes to life. Since installing Windows 7, however, it ...