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The os or bios?? Computer turns its self on??

Posted on 2006-07-19
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A friend at work Larry, his son has HP Pavilion 2003 (xp home or Window ME) I Larry didn't know
Computer turns its self on, while he was away, came back the computer was on.
It might happen again?
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Question by:Dan1965
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Normaly, this is caused by a setting in the bios : wake on lan or modem - check those.
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by:FriarTuk
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be sure power options aren't set to go into standby or hibernate
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by:r3nz0re
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This is occuring on a HP G6000 laptop where wake on LAN is not enabled in the OS network card settings, and there is no sign of wake on LAN in the BIOS. Any ideas?
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