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WOL when computer is in sleep mode.

Posted on 2014-09-01
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Last Modified: 2014-09-08
is there a way to use WOL when computer is in sleep mode ?
it seems like it used to work in XP but now in WIN7 it doesn't ..
Question by:sikadmin
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Miguel Angel Perez Muñoz earned 2000 total points
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Have you open TCP port on firewall or enable receive magic packet on ethernet card?: Here you have got complete guide step by step to enable WOL on Win7: http://windows7-issues.blogspot.com.es/2011/03/wake-on-lan-wol-for-windows-7-made-easy.html

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ID: 40296560
will check tonight and let you know
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by:John Hurst
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You need to make sure Wake on LAN is turned on the BIOS. There is usually a setting for this.

Also, Nirsoft.net makes very nice little utilities and this one for WOL might help you.


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