How to do Wake on LAN

I am amanging some pcs which don't have Wake on lan on BIOS. I have checked their BIOS but there is no such option under POwer management. Even though network card has wake on lan option but there is no option in BIOS. I need to wake them up at night to push updates and other maintenance. I am wondering what other options I have if they can't be wake up using BIOS option.What other option I have to wake them up ? I am using SCCM to manage them.
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Ivano ViolaSystem AdministratorCommented:
Have you tried updating the bios on these machine? This may help.
Scott ThomsonCommented:
there is also the option in the lan device..

in windows xp right click on My network places
right click on the lan device and select properties
go to power management tab :)

any help needed just let me know
                                 whether u cheked ur system support
                                               pxe lan this pxe nic card only support....
                                               just go to bios make first boot as lan or boot from lan
then save and press booting option....
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srabanti_chitteAuthor Commented:
I think updating BIOS would be lot of work..10 /12 pcs are doing same thing and I am not sure if I have so much time to update BIOS...I would appreciate if you could advise some quick steps.
P1339..I did update drivers on some of the pcs and I went to NIC card options and under Advanced and Power Managment Tab , i did select those options. I am aware of those steps.
Sarus_SKS...whre do I see NIC card only support? I will check if BIOS has those option under Boot tab.
Ivano ViolaSystem AdministratorCommented:
To find out the exact model of the system board do the following.

Download Windows System Information Utility (portable version):
When you run the utility, on the left side select Hardware - Motherboard. When we know the model of the system board we can find a BIOS update. We really only need to update one computer to see if this works.
srabanti_chitteAuthor Commented:
here isthe info
Property                      Value
Manufacturer      ASUSTeK Computer INC.
Model                           P5K SE
Version                             Rev 1.xx
Serial Number      MT707AK07104067
BIOS info
Property      Value
BIOS Vendor      American Megatrends Inc.
Serial Number      Syst-em-
BIOS Version      0401
BIOS Date      07/19/2007
Ivano ViolaSystem AdministratorCommented:
Here is a link to download the bios update:

You will need to create a bios update disk/cd. Here are the instructions:

There are two files to the bios update. Make sure you add both to the bios update disk.
Let know how it goes.

srabanti_chitteAuthor Commented:
Sorry..i tried to do this but these machines are in classroom setup and hard to get them available..I am hoping in next few weeks I will get a chance to work on them..but i am sure the solution is to upgrade the BIOS.
Thanks .
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