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Windows 7: WOL works.. But after 20 minutes it will now WOL

08 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 ultimate 64bit
WOL works.. But after 20 minutes it will not WOL

HI all,

I built my pc, Its a Evga 780i mb. I can put the pc into sleep (bios is set to S1 and S3. WOL is soft on). But after the pc is in sleep for 20 or more minutes the computer will not wake up from lan. I do see the yellow light on the NIC on the MB the whole time.

So any idea why it will work up to 15 minutes the decides not to

this is very frustrating

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10 Nov 2011   #2
Dave Atkin

Windows 7 Ultimate x64


See if this helps
Wake on LAN is not working in Windows 7 — Found the solution

Also, what do you have the PC plugged into?

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10 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 7 ultimate 64bit

Thank you for your response.

I have the Evga MB 780i and the drivers for the network are nvidia, so there don't seem to have the same setting at all as in this link.
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 WOL works.. But after 20 minutes it will now WOL

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