Want to start your System via your LAN? In this article, we will show you how to activate and configure your system to get started via your local area network.
Wake on LAN is a feature of Dell System which let you start your PC via a signal over your local Network. In this article, you will learn which settings in the systems BIOS and the Network driver you need to setup to use the Wake on LAN (WoL) feature and how to wake up the System once WoL is configured.
To use Wake on LAN you need to prepare your System first and the system has to meet some prerequisites:
In order to use the Wake on LAN feature, you need to set some settings within the systems BIOS. To do so, please follow these steps:
Back in Windows, you have to set up Wake on LAN in your Network Card Driver. Please follow these steps to do so:
First, you should check if all Settings are done correctly. Shut down the system and check if the Network LEDs are still on. If so the settings are fine and you can use WoL.
In this example, we will use the wol.exe, but you are free to use any of the plenty Wake on Lan tools available.
Please choose the Wake on Lan tool that suits your needs and download it. You should be able to find plenty of them in a Websearch like Bing or Google
To configure your Wake on Lan Tool follow these steps (steps may vary on other tools):
Article ID: SLN305365
Last Date Modified: 03/18/2019 05:26 AM
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