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Wake on LAN packets

By brianmilke ·
If I set up my firewall properly, and do not allow unauthorized packets through, would Microsoft still be able to get a "Wake on LAN" packet through and turn on my computer remotely?

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i would think so...

by Snuffy09 In reply to Wake on LAN packets

if you correctly forward the port number to the computer you want to turn on. Is the computer your going to turn on going to have a firewall on it also?

just asking... what WOL app are you using? i use "FUSION WOL" from time to time.

make sure works on lan first

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This smells...

by Jellimonsta In reply to Wake on LAN packets

like homework.

The answer young grasshopper, is in the question. ;\

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Smells more like a prankster ....

by CG IT In reply to Wake on LAN packets

never understood why someone would waste their time sitting around thinking this stuff up.

some people just never grow up...

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why not do a remote shutdown?

by Snuffy09 In reply to Smells more like a pran ...

i think that would be more fun! :)

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