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Windows 7: Is It possible to turn the computers power on wirelessly

17 Aug 2010   #1
DJK

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Is It possible to turn the computers power on wirelessly

I don't know whether this would matter If I'm asking this question In a windows 7 forum \ Linux forum whatever but I am running 7.

Say If I open up my desktop computer and do something\add something to the wireing of the power button , would I then be able to turn my computer with A wireless controller or even from my portable laptop that I use by clicking an aplication on my desktop that will then turn on my desktops power.

Is anything or has anyone ever made this possible?

DJK


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17 Aug 2010   #2
Pusspa

 
 

why not just use wake on lan and then you can use the network?
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