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When phone rings computer turns on

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by tavclancon, Nov 29, 2005.

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  1. tavclancon

    tavclancon Thread Starter

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    This happens to be the weirdest thing I've ever heard of, I didnt really believe it the first time I heard it.. until today I had a second complaint about it.

    These customers complain about there computer turning on when their phone rings, there using windows XP. I'll forward the modem model as soon as I can get ahold of it.
     
  2. Rukee

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    I think there may be an option in the BIOS to wake on LAN or modem request.
     
  3. kiwiguy

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    This is actually VERY common, and as above you need to disable any "Wake On ... " option in the BIOS.
     
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    Agreed. Wake On Modem would do that.
     
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