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Remotely turn on/off a PC

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Hello,

Is there a remote or a gadget out there that will allow me to remotely turn on/off my PC. I plan to put my PC in the cabinet so I need a way to turn it on/off without open the cabinet all the time. Thx
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You can use this to remotely turn your computer off:
http://www.raymond.cc/blog/archives/2007/10/31/how-to-remotely-turn-off-computer-from-lan-or-wan/

And this to remotely turn it on:
http://magicpacket.free.fr/

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It's not exactly what I am looking for because you need to install the software in a PC. I am looking for something like a remote where I can click on to turn on/off the PC. I do not remotely turn on/off my PC via WAN/LAN. Thx
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I am not sure that you can turn on your PC with the thermaltake. I sent an email to the customer support to see if it can turn on the PC. I doubt it. I think it is more complex to turn on the PC than to turn it off with a remote. Thx

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Here are some suggestions that others are using:
http://www.pcremotecontrol.com/solutions/solutions.htm

Hope this helps!

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The http://www.xoxide.com/thermaltake-media-lab-black.html 20/24-pin interconnect cable included in the item serves the same function when activated as pressing the on button on your case. So yes it can turn on  a PC

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