Re: my desktop PC is waking itself up! annoying!
Ah, thanks. One would think this setting would be in the Power Options
component of Control Panel!!!
> In Device Manager, under "Network adapters", double-click your network card.
> Got to the tab "Power Management", and make the appropriate changes.
> "A L" <AL@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > By the way, this waking up phenomenom can occur multiple hours after I put
> > it
> > to sleep. It's not something that happens immediately after I put it to
> > sleep.
> > "A L" wrote:
> >> Hello-
> >> I've been putting my PC to sleep instead of shutting down. Every few
> >> days,
> >> my computer will wake itself back up- which is annoying. Looking in the
> >> Event Viewer, under System, the first message is:
> >> The system detected that network adapter Local Area Connection was
> >> connected
> >> to the network, and has initiated normal operation.
> >> And so it seems to have something to do with the ethernet card. I
> >> utilize
> >> the motherboard Nvidia LAN connector. I cannot find anything in the BIOS
> >> that deals with WOL (Wake On Lan) capability.
> >> Anyone know what I need to do to prevent my PC from waking itself up?
> >> Thanks! AL