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Windows 7: WOL - Wake on LAN

24 Nov 2010   #1
Spareone3

Win7 x64
 
 
WOL - Wake on LAN

I have 2 Win7 x86 machines on a LAN. I can wake the desktop (192.168.1.2) from the laptop (192.168.1.3) using mc-wol.exe utility and the appropriate MAC address.
I have also created a batch file that works manually, if I add to the startup folder it works but only when the local user logs on. How do I run the *.bat file during the boot sequence, without logging on? Is this possible in Win7?

Sorted, used Scheduled Task and created a new teask to initiate the batch file during start-up.


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25 Nov 2010   #2
Darryl Licht

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Steve Ballmer Signature Edition
 
 

Shouldnt have to run any batch file... just enable WOL in bios and send the WOL signal to the pc u want to wake up.
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26 Nov 2010   #3
Spareone3

Win7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Darryl Licht View Post
Shouldnt have to run any batch file... just enable WOL in bios and send the WOL signal to the pc u want to wake up.
But I wanted to wake up the other PC (desktop) automatically, (when the laptop is simply powered on). The set-up appears to work flawlessly, so I'm not sure how else I could achieve the same result, "automtically" that is.
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