Is there any way or device that will turn on a computer remotely besides wake on LAN?

Lets say some kind of device you could use where you can dial a phone number or turn it on over the internet etc.

Will wake on LAN work over the internet? What do you need to do that if so?
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The_IT_GarageCommented:
Some motherboards support Wake on Ring, where the motherboard looks for a ring comming in the modem port and wakes the PC up.

Wake on Lan can work over the Internet as well:
http://www.ezlan.net/WOL.html
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TSI-WLVAuthor Commented:
To do it over the internet what do you need to have? Im assuming a static IP and some way to translate it from your router/firewall to your local machines IP?
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Irwin SantosComputer Integration SpecialistCommented:
Static IP is a must have....you would use port forwarding and that is deterimined by the device being used.

port forwarding if you want to go behind a router..
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TSI-WLVAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the tips guys.
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Irwin SantosComputer Integration SpecialistCommented:
cool. thank you!
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