VBScript - Power on Windows 7 Machine

Hi Experts,

Is it possible to have a VB script that checks to see if a computer (Windows 7 Pro) is powered on, and if it is not, power it up?

Thanks,
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RLComputingAsked:
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subhashchyConnect With a Mentor Commented:
i dont think  VBscript can power on a system..if the system has WakeOnLan feature you can try WOL utilities out ..
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DonNetwork AdministratorCommented:
Dont think that it's necessary to check if it's off. There's no harm in sending the "Wake-up Packet" to a client thats already on.

There's an example of a Vbs WOL script here.


http://blog.jeffharbert.com/index.php/2009/03/a-vbscript-wake-on-lan-project/
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