Power options setup



Dan
07-10-2005, 12:09 AM
I want to be able to access my computer remotely, but I don't want the
computer to be on constantly. My plan was to use Power Options to shut the
computer down when it is idle, but I only have the option of Standby or
Hibernate. Neither of these options is viable because I need the computer to
connect automatically to the internet, which I can only achieve after a full
startup.

My question is - is it possible to configure Windows to automatically
Shutdown. And if not - why not???

Thanks,

Dan.

Sooner Al [MVP]
07-10-2005, 12:09 AM
Have you looked at Wake-On-LAN?

http://www.depicus.com/wake-on-lan/

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"Dan" <Dan@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:BA4481FD-FB46-4C5C-8849-2BE24C1D5F27@microsoft.com...
>I want to be able to access my computer remotely, but I don't want the
> computer to be on constantly. My plan was to use Power Options to shut the
> computer down when it is idle, but I only have the option of Standby or
> Hibernate. Neither of these options is viable because I need the computer to
> connect automatically to the internet, which I can only achieve after a full
> startup.
>
> My question is - is it possible to configure Windows to automatically
> Shutdown. And if not - why not???
>
> Thanks,
>
> Dan.
>


Power options setup