My wake on lan stopped working for no apaprent reason.
I installed wireshark and from another machine sent a magic packet to the target computer and I could see the packet was coming through. Nothing in the BIOS changes, so
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I installed wireshark and from another machine sent a magic packet to the target computer and I could see the packet was coming through.
No changes were made to the BIOS, however after resetting the CMOS WOL started working again.
To reset the CMOS, check your motherboard manual. First take some pictures of your current BIOS setting in case you need it later. To reset the CMOS usually involves the following:
There are a few questions that should be answered before properly diagnosing the issue.
I know many folks are using 3rd party Wake on LAN programs, any of these Wake on lan programs will work well and are Free to Download/Use commercially, as long as your firewall is configured properly, there isn't much to it.