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Old 02-22-2009, 04:21 PM   #1
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remote turn on pc

I saw on the internet that it is possible to use wake on lan or ring in power on if ur pc supports it.

I took a look in my bios and it had the ring in power on.

Have anyone used this and do u find it usefull???
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It is useful in some network situations, but for most people it probably has little practical advantage.
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It can be helpful to be able to access office PC's remotely without having to have all the PC's running all the time. Even so there must at least one PC be running with some ability to trigger an incoming command (maybe via a web interface) and then waking up one of the other PC's. But usually PC's that have to be accessed remotely are usually turned on always, most often with some running VNC server running on it to allow GUI access.


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Old 02-22-2009, 09:59 PM   #4
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quite handy for office workers who seem to be travelling alot....

when you need stuff from your work machine, wakeon LAN is quite handy - especially if your company supports greenearth and powersavings hehe...
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i was wondering if ring in power on is the same as wake on lan?

or is ring in for the phone?


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