+ Post New Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 16 to 18 of 18
How do you do....it? Thread, How to Wake on LAN in Technical; I currently use one just for waking up specific computers. It's a program called mc- wol . you put it ...
  1. #16

    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    In All Good Book Stores
    Posts
    6
    Thank Post
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    I currently use one just for waking up specific computers. It's a program called mc-wol. you put it in the System32 folder of your computer, and then run it in DOS.

    I've written a script that does this for me at 7am every morning (set in the schedualer on a server, so i know it'll be on)

    The only down side is that it works off MAC addresses, so you need to get the mac addy and make your script off that.

    The script is easy to make, it's just:

    MC-WOL [MAC Address]

    one line per PC

    If you want to give it a go, you can download it from here:

    http://www.savagenomads.net/2007/12/...tility_mc-wol/

  2. #17

    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Manchester
    Posts
    53
    Thank Post
    0
    Thanked 7 Times in 5 Posts
    Rep Power
    14

    Wink

    VNC Manager 2.5 standard. Costs about 25. This will completely scan all your networks. You set up your folders i.e. classroom 1, classroom 2 etc.
    All you do then is if you want to Wake On Lan, right click on the classroom folder and click 'Send Wake On Lan command' and all you computers in the classroom switch on. This piece of software will also give you remote control over all your computers in the school. Just install the free version of VNC 4.0 onto your computers. You can then just right click on the classroom 1 folder and click show thumbnails and all computers in that room will be displayed on your desktop running live. Great way to monitor classroom usage. You can the double click any computer and have direct control over them. We also use a script that allows us to log on all computers in a classroom as any user from a command prompt. So for instance if I need to do a job in a classroom the other side of the school which has 32 computers in, I just Wake on Lan the classroom, send the script to log on all computers as administrator and then display thumbnails of that classroom and I have direct control over 32 computers and I have not left my seat.

  3. #18

    DaveP's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Can't talk now: The mother-ship is calling!
    Posts
    8,796
    Thank Post
    351
    Thanked 1,274 Times in 870 Posts
    Blog Entries
    4
    Rep Power
    1126
    "Nothing Found" at that URL.

    This one offers a download:

    Link: Free utility: MC-WOL | Savage Nomads

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Similar Threads

  1. Wake on LAN across VLANs/subnets - 3Com Layer-3 Switch 5500
    By SSTechIII in forum Wireless Networks
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 28th April 2008, 09:09 PM
  2. Dell 8400 gone to sleep... how can I wake it :(
    By elsiegee40 in forum Hardware
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 3rd January 2008, 10:11 AM
  3. Dell Latitude 131L - wake on lan
    By srochford in forum Hardware
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 22nd November 2007, 05:01 PM
  4. Wake on LAN and hibernate
    By ZeroHour in forum Windows
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 21st June 2006, 09:35 AM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •