Force resuming from a suspended state

Posted on 2004-08-24
Last Modified: 2010-04-17
I guess this is more a clarification on how the suspended state works.  Is the processor completely off or is it just running very slowly?  If it is still on a small amount, is it possible to force the computer to wake back up, to respond to some event perhaps?  If it IS possible, I would be very happy if someone could post some code or at least point me in the right direction :-)

Thanks in advance,

Question by:bigjim2000
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ID: 11888529
BTW, I'm using C#... but any .NET compatable language, or even a windows API function to look into would be of significant help.

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by:Jaime Olivares
ID: 11888793
Some ethernet cards have a Wake On Lan feature, them sense for a "magic packet" in the net. Obviously it will work only if your PC have a NIC and you are in a LAN.

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ID: 11888819
Yeah, I know about that one.  I'm talking about a way for a process running on the computer to wake up the computer... for example, using windows scheduler (or a program I write myself... it matters not really)


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Stimphy earned 250 total points
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ID: 11890083
That'll do it Stimphy... thanks :-)


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