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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Windows 10 won't wake from sleep for remote desktop

Windows 10 also won't run scheduled backups if sleeping. RDP and Acronis work properly if computer is not asleep. Wake on LAN is enabled. Help needed, thanks.
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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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Wake on LAN Port Forwarding not Working

I am trying to configure the server I run from my home with Wake on LAN so that it is not necessary for me to keep it running when I do not need it. I have been able to get it to work on when the ...
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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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Lenovo Z70 Does not Wake On LAN

I am trying to configure my Lenovo Z70 laptop to work with Wake On LAN, but I have been unable to do so even though I have determined that the magic packets are in fact reaching my machine by making ...
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Can I get wake on lan working consistently through ethernet?

I have been trying a few things trying to get this to work, I've enabled wake on lan within the bios settings, reserved an ip address, using the correct mac address and and at best it works sometimes. ...
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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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Enable Wake on LAN Network-Wide

We're looking into enabling Wake-On-LAN at my workplace, and we tested it on my PC. It works, but I had to first go into the settings on the network card (within Windows) and enable it. Is there a way ...
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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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Use router to push Wake-On-LAN magic packet

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 system that I can start inside my network with another Ubuntu 14.04 computer with the following command: wakeonlan ma:ca:dd:re:ss Sending magic packet to 255.255.255.255:9 with ...
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Wake on Lan only working if computer shut off recently

I set up WOL on my desktop so I can access some of the programs on it remotely when I need to without leaving it on. I tested it by turning the computer off and sending the magic packet from my laptop ...
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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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Synology DSM 6.0 command synonet --wake is not working

When I tried to start a computer on my network from my Synology NAS with the command below, I got an error "mac format in not correct". Here is my code: synonet --wake 00-01-02-03-04-05 eth0 I ...
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Send an electric signal with raspberry PI

i would like to know if it's possible to Start my computer with my Rasp Zero, not with WAKEONLAN or things like that, just an electric signal as if i was pushing the power button. From a internet ...
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Can I keep my wlan powered on while sleeping?

I have Windows 10 Pro, a Asus B85-PLUS/USB 3.1 and a ASUS PCE-AC68. Is it somehow possible to keep the wlan-card on during sleep so that I can WOL?
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What does `Wake on Pattern Match` option mean in network card preferences?

I know Wake-on-LAN standard, but I don't understand the use case for Wake on Pattern Match option in the network card preferences. What are the advantages of it?
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Conclusively stop wake timers from waking Windows 10 desktop

Problem Windows suffers from hand-holding, and every iteration has exacerbated the problem. Windows 10 attracted controversy upon release for forcing home users to update regularly and making user ...
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What is a “Magic Packet” for waking a computer?

My wireless adapter (Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7260) has two settings in Device Manager which I cannot explain. Wake on Magic Packet Wake on Pattern Match After a bit of research, I found this ...
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Unlock Windows From OSX Terminal

What I am trying to achieve is to have a fully automated boot and login script to remotely start up and log in to my windows gaming host for steam in home streaming. So far I have installed wakeonlan ...
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WOL pattern match do not work in windows 10

i have x86 home nas (h81 mother board+i5 4670t+intel 1000 ET quad port lan) under windows 8.1 i use WOL pattern match and it work well. intel 1000 ET nic does not support arp offload so 'ARP request' ...
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Win7: Wake linux server when accessing share

I have a small home server running archlinux mostly for file storage. Although the server does not consume a lot of power I would like to keep it suspended most of the time and only wake it when ...
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Windows 7 sata disk not recognized after wake up from sleep state

My windows 7 x64 PC/server worked fine until I installed a brand new seagate SATA hard disk (2 TB). My first disk was a IDE Maxtor (250 GB). I tried to use it as a secondary drive leaving the maxtor ...
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WOL for Asus M5A97 built in Realtek Network Adapter

I cant get wake on lan to work for my built in network adapter. Its a ASUS M5A97 motherboard, and the network adapter is a Realtek PCIe GBE. I have Shutdown WakeOnLan - Enabled Wake on Magic Packet ...
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Wyse Device Manager Disable Wake On Lan

I want to disable Wake On Lan on all my ThinClients without going to each and every one of them and disable WoL in the bios. Unfortunately I couldn't find any setting in the Wyse Device Manager to ...
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How to wake on lan a ESXI VM?

I currently have a ESXI server running with a couple of VM's on it. For a little project I need to wake some hosts to support wake on lan. I looked on the internet, but could not find a good tutorial (...
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Wake On LAN works after windows shutdown but not linux

My computer is dual booting windows 10 and Arch linux. Currently, if I shut down the computer from windows 10 I can use wake on lan fine when if I use it after shutting down from windows, but it does ...
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How to wake-on-LAN through VPN router

I am working at home and want to wake a computer in the corporate network. I have a VPN connection from my Windows 7 PC to the ISA server that operates as RAS server. Wake-on-LAN is based on UDP/IP ...
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Enabling Wake on Lan on Chromebook

I have a Samsung 550 Chromebook plugged into a LAN via eth0. I am trying to see if they support Wake on Lan. My tests show that they dont as they do not seem to respond when using a 3rd party utility ...
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How to completely destroy Windows 10 Updater? [duplicate]

So I've tried the following: Disabled the Windows Update Service Enabled No auto-restart with logged o users for scheduled automatic update Set Windows Update to Notify to Schedule Restart and Defer ...
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Computer wakes up when called by ip

I have a Z97 motherboard from ASUS (windows 10), setup to work with wake on lan in uefi and windows settings: In the uefi settings I enabled wake on pci express from APM settings in windows, device ...
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How to send a magic packet from OS X in order to wake a PC on the LAN? (WOL)

Either some (preferably free/OS) app or a command line tool will do.
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Computer waking up due to some PCI device

Ever since installing my new motherboard (Asus Z77 professional) my computer won't stay asleep for more than a few minutes. Executing powercfg /lastwake always returns the same: PS C:\WINDOWS\...
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Is there an opposite to Wake On LAN?

Would there be an easy way to remotely shut down a computer, like the opposite of Wake On LAN? I can easily use a program, such as an iOS App, where I just press a button and it starts up. Could I do ...
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Wake on LAN Alternatives

I realize there are one or two related posts, but none that quite get at what I'm asking. I'm using an old computer as a NAS using FreeNAS, and after some tweaking everything is dandy. The NAS is ...
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Boot options when using Wake on Lan

does anybody now if it's possible to choose boot method when using WoL. I have a PC that boots from hdd when turned on the regular way. I would like to boot from the network when switched on with WoL. ...
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WOL on Qualcomm Atheros QCA8171 on Linux not working

I simply can't make wake-on-lan to work on my machine. I am new to Linux so probably I am missing something. Below my config. Any input is greatly appreciated. Thank you. My HW Config: AsRock ...
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Does it matter what UDP port a WOL signal is sent to?

i have seen many WOL instances use port 7 and many use port 9, does it matter? Isn't it just looking for a WOL packet at layer 2 or ethernet?
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WOL on Gigabyte MA785GT-UD3H for Logmein?

I have a Gigabyte MA785GT-UD3H mainboard. I want to wake my computer up using Logmein, however, I could not found any WOL option on BIOS. Any suggestions?
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Wait for magic packet option not listed under network adapter

I'm setting up Wake on Lan for my PC, but there doesn't seem to be the option to allow "wait for magic packet" under my network adapter. Do I just not have this option? Network adapter  (Click ...
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How to boot Ubuntu from BIOS wakeup and otherwise boot Windows

I have a dual boot system. My Ubuntu partition needs to boot automatically on BIOS scheduled wakeup (and wakeonlan if possible) Otherwise I want to boot into Windows by default. (power button) How ...
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Port Forwarding Works Only Temporarily for WOL (Netgear WNDR3400v3)

I'm using a Netgear WNDR3400v3 router linked to a DDNS hostname to port forward Wake-on-LAN packets to an ethernet-connected PC remotely over WAN but I've run into a confusing hiccup. If I test the ...
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Listen for Wake-on-LAN requests on windows platform

We would like to search for Wake-on-LAN packet senders within our network from our Windows machines (mostly Windows 10). The solution described by Chaos applies only to Linux. Is there also a ...
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Wake On Lan for VM

I'm trying to get Wake-On-Lan (WOL) working for my VMs so that we can do some power management at my workplace. Goal Enable direct remote access (RDP) to VM Have WOL wake up VM not via physical ...
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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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Why my computer wakes up from the network card?

I've noticed my computer receiving a wake signal from my network. I am on a LAN with only few devices connected on it: printer, smart phones, nas, router + few other computers... I checked the ...
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Troubles using Wake on LAN

I hope I'm posting to the right place, and apologize if it is not. I am trying to set up WoL on my computer but am having trouble. I went into my Realtek Network adapter through the device manager ...
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How to turn off hybrid shutdown in Windows 8.1?

Seems that unchecking "Turn on fast startup (recommended)" in power management is not working for me. I'd like to use Wake On LAN and when I just power off my PC I can send magic packet and wake up ...
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Mircosoft Surface 3 Allow this device to wake the computer grayed out

I have a powershell script that wakes computers on lan (wol) using a magic packet. The script works fine for normal desktops but won't work with Microsoft surface 3 tablets. The device is connected ...
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Can I activate Wake-On-LAN outside my local network?

I'd like to have some way to send the packet to my computer, say from another network. Is that possible? What would be the best way to do that, if possible? Like, can I just open port 9 and have the ...
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Change WOL port

I have two PCs (both running Windows 10) that connected to my router, both use port 9 for WOL. I want to be able to wake them from WAN, so I must to configure port-forwarding in my router, but ...