Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: WOL setting switches off on restart

10 Nov 2014   #1
Shez

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
WOL setting switches off on restart

Hi all. New here.

Had windows 7 running on my PC for years without issues. I setup WOL around a year ago and it's worked perfect up until around 4/5 months ago. What happens is when I switch the PC off and turn it back on again(or restart), WOL has been switched off automatically. What I then have to do is pop back into device manager, right click on my Ethernet card(Realtek - drivers upto date) and re enable the WOL settings.

I've tried everything I can think of and its really baffling me now. Before I try a full restore does anyone have any ideas what could be causing the issue and any potential fixes?

Many thanks.


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
10 Nov 2014   #2
oscer1

win 7 64 bit
 
 

Hi welcome to the forum

i would check the bios in the power settings for something like remote wake up. also if their is a setting in same area about low power mode make sure it is set to off.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 WOL setting switches off on restart




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows 7: Can't change setting System Properties > network ID setting
I am trying to add a refurbished HP system to my menagerie. It had Windows 7 Pro (64bit) installed when I got it. I went through the setup without any problems, created a user account for myself (Lewis), set the system name to TestPC and started installing and testing some software. Simple...
Network & Sharing
Can't change setting System Properties > network ID setting
I'm trying to set up a Synology NAS for my home network, however I can only access via the Synology utility and through a browser using the internal IP address. It does not otherwise appear on my network; I can't ping it, map drives to it by any method, etc. Googling suggests that this problem...
Network & Sharing
Registry Setting, Group Pollicy Setting, Explanation
Not everyone will be interested, but: I've found a reference to a MSDN site which provides useful info. Did you ever want to know or need to know the correspondence between a registry setting and a group policy setting? I just wish this had existed earlier. I'm giving the link to John...
Performance & Maintenance
PC switches off after boot
My PC has behaved perfectly since I installed Windows 7 several months ago. However, around a week ago, it started to take a long time to recover from sleeping. The hard disk would thrash for 3-4 minutes before the usual log-in screen would appear. Then things would be OK. More recently, it...
BSOD Help and Support
Switches and Routers.
Hey SevenForums. I am planning on holding a LAN Party in a month or 2 and requier a bit of help because it is my first. About 6 - 10 people will be coming. I need help on a few things and any imput people could put in would be greatly appreciated because I am very lost! I was planning on...
Network & Sharing


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 21:38.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App