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Wake computer from sleep/standby without BIOS support for WOL?

Wake computer from sleep/standby without BIOS support for WOL?

Just bought a new home PC and the nice folks at HP disabled the Wake-On-Lan feature in my motherboard.

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Guest [Entry]

"I've been able to rig up a solution using my router with DD-WRT installed.

The computer will wake up from standby if it receives a ""magic packet"" from the LAN, so I've configured SSH on the router, and I just run a script that will SSH into the router and then execute the wake-on-lan script from the router interface.

I created a variation of this script: DD-WRT Useful Scripts"
Guest [Entry]

"You could always buy another network card that has a Wake on Lan feature? Short of that, I am not to sure.

...I am guessing from your subject, that is all you are interested in - not just normally coming out of sleep by moving the mouse/keyboard."