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How to auto power on a pc

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Is it possible to auto power on a pc??
Please show the solution in step by step
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by:Vince Glisson
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Please give a scenario where you would use auto power on?
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example now i switch of my pc and i want it to automatically on at 7am
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by:Lukasz Chmielewski
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try to see the bios handling for that - there is no such default thing for a machine
you could use some power management hardware to send an electrical impulse to turn on the pc if there would be such thing

most of the pcs have wake-on-lan signal, but this refers to the lan access, plus it wont give you a specific time of turning on

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by:Vince Glisson
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Here is a software solution to your hardware problem...
http://www.lifsoft.com/
 mesavince
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by:Lukasz Chmielewski
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yes, but this comes with "waking up" the system, not turning it on from "off state"
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by:Vince Glisson
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The software is the closest thing to a solution to that problem...
It is true that you cannot boot automatically from an off state , the only thing that would come close to that is a PXE boot off the net card.
 
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pcs have wake-on-lan signal
i had try to find this in my bios but cant found
is it the term exactly wake on lan?
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by:tankergoblin
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is the link given trial software
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by:Vince Glisson
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for wake on lan to work your bios has to support it and you netcard needs to support it.
Not sure if they offer trial software, you will have to check...
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by:tankergoblin
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wake on lan is build in or need to install it
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by:Lukasz Chmielewski
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it is the bios variable, either you have it or not - the older bios may not have it
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by:tankergoblin
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you bios have it
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by:Lukasz Chmielewski
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mine ? yes. it depends on a computer.
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can print screen and upload here
i wanna see how it looks like
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