Wake on LAN

Posted on 2011-02-25
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Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I'm trying to configure our computers to wake on LAN, but the computers that i'm having the problems with are HP/Compaq. I configured the NICs and in the BIOS I don't see anything that needs configuring. Is there anything about HP computers that you may know that I need to look at.
Software I'm using is solarwinds wake on lan utility. the dell computers work fine just HP.
Question by:timgreen7077
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by:Rob Hutchinson
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Can you tell us what model HP/Compaq computers you're having a problem with please?

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HP Pavilion FK572AAR Windows Vista Home Prem.
Compaq Presarion SR1303WM Windows XP Home
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Rob Hutchinson earned 2000 total points
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With the HP on some systemboards, they have an option to use a jumper has wake on LAN off by default.

Tried to find an online manual that confirms this, but haven't been able to yet. Can you see if there is a jumper that turns enables/disables the wake on LAN?

For example( this is not that computer's systemboard, but it is info from an older HP systemboard:

see attached printscreen from that page.

maybe the Compaq also has a similar setting?


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