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How WAKE computer to use Remote Desktop?

  1. #1


    Blue Max Guest

    How WAKE computer to use Remote Desktop?

    Microsoft Vista Remote Desktop will not connect to a computer in sleep mode.
    However, most new computers have a WAKE ON LAN adapter that should be able
    to wake up the computer. How can we discover if our system (computer and
    LAN adapter) have the wake-up feature and how do we configure this feature
    to wake-up the computer when we are trying to connect using Remote Desktop?

    We hate to leave our office computers running without sleep mode over the
    weekend, just so we can occasionally access our office documents. We would
    sure appreciate any help with this issue, including referrals to good How-To
    articles. Thanks.


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  2. #2


    Sooner Al [MVP] Guest

    Re: How WAKE computer to use Remote Desktop?

    "Blue Max" <mailrichard@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:B86D7991-EA5B-42F6-8EFB-23954260B6BE@xxxxxx

    > Microsoft Vista Remote Desktop will not connect to a computer in sleep
    > mode. However, most new computers have a WAKE ON LAN adapter that should
    > be able to wake up the computer. How can we discover if our system
    > (computer and LAN adapter) have the wake-up feature and how do we
    > configure this feature to wake-up the computer when we are trying to
    > connect using Remote Desktop?
    >
    > We hate to leave our office computers running without sleep mode over the
    > weekend, just so we can occasionally access our office documents. We
    > would sure appreciate any help with this issue, including referrals to
    > good How-To articles. Thanks.
    This page may be of help...

    http://winhlp.com/node/57

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  3. #3


    Blue Max Guest

    Re: How WAKE computer to use Remote Desktop?

    Thanks Sooner A1, I appreciated the referral and will definitely take the
    time to read it as soon as possible.

    "Sooner Al [MVP]" <SoonerAl@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:9B4FEDC3-5F9C-4558-8CE6-E411019E8DBE@xxxxxx

    > "Blue Max" <mailrichard@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:B86D7991-EA5B-42F6-8EFB-23954260B6BE@xxxxxx

    >> Microsoft Vista Remote Desktop will not connect to a computer in sleep
    >> mode. However, most new computers have a WAKE ON LAN adapter that should
    >> be able to wake up the computer. How can we discover if our system
    >> (computer and LAN adapter) have the wake-up feature and how do we
    >> configure this feature to wake-up the computer when we are trying to
    >> connect using Remote Desktop?
    >>
    >> We hate to leave our office computers running without sleep mode over the
    >> weekend, just so we can occasionally access our office documents. We
    >> would sure appreciate any help with this issue, including referrals to
    >> good How-To articles. Thanks.
    >
    > This page may be of help...
    >
    > http://winhlp.com/node/57
    >
    > --
    >
    > Al Jarvi (MS-MVP Windows Networking)
    >
    > Please post *ALL* questions and replies to the news group for the
    > mutual benefit of all of us...
    > The MS-MVP Program - http://mvp.support.microsoft.com
    > This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no
    > rights...
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    rtsecurity Guest

    Re: How WAKE computer to use Remote Desktop?

    You also can use online Wake-On-LAN tools like this http://rshut.com/wol


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  5. #5


    Blue Max Guest

    Re: How WAKE computer to use Remote Desktop?

    Thank you for the recommendation.

    ****************
    <rtsecurity@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:1192148349.745745.82890@xxxxxx

    > You also can use online Wake-On-LAN tools like this http://rshut.com/wol
    >

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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