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My computer automatically turns on by itself

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My computer automatically turns on by itself at 3am. I am using a Windows XP Home Edition. Is it something to do with the BIOS or schedule tasks.Is there anyway I can check it detect the setting?

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Ok..i will try it tonight and let u know..thanks for that!!
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BTW- if you'd like more detail, post your system or motherboard brand/model.
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Also- any 'wake on' (LAN, modem, etc.) settings that are enabled in BIOS can cause your system to power up, but since it's a consistent time, it's more likely the timed event. You can check that they are all disabled, unless, of course, you need to use the 'wake on' function.

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