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How do I power on a computer on the same lan without leaving my comptuer? It would be in the complete off state and connected via a wireless card. Is this possible? If so how can I do it?
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you might have to set up wake up by lan in the bios or something, thats all i can think of...
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Originally Posted by metalkobra
you might have to set up wake up by lan in the bios or something, thats all i can think of...
It's a dell so I don't think it has that. But even if it did... how would I send the command to wake up?
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well, if its a dell its goin to hell! lol, im not really sure, =/ thats the only thing i could think of that would make any sense at all...=( sowwies.
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well, if its a dell its goin to hell! lol, im not really sure, =/ thats the only thing i could think of that would make any sense at all...=( sowwies.
Actually dell workstations are not so bad. It's the desktops where dell really sucks. This thing is a precision 530 with dual 1.7Ghz xenons. Wohoo! lol. Ripping a CD to mp3 uses all of 1 cpu and about half of the second one
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It's not possible over wireless. The wired NIC may have "wake on LAN" capability, but you'd have to research it. I have never actually tried the feature though...
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