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Windows 10 WOL setup

January 20, 2019

Set Advanced\APM Configuration\ErP Ready = DISABLED
Set Advanced\APM Configuration\Power on by PCI-E = ENABLED


  • Open Powershell/CMD with ADMIN rights, Run: REG ADD “HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Power” /V HiberbootEnabled /T REG_dWORD /D 0 /F
  • Open device manager, find your NIC, open, drivers tab – Update driver. If nothing found, download directly from manufacturer website
    Once updated, reboot.
  • After reboot, open NIC properties\Power Management tab:
    Tick all boxes:

    • Allow computer to turn off device,
    • allow to wake up,
    • only allow magic packet.
  • Open NIC properties\Advanced tab and (where available):
    • Set Enable PME = ENABLED
    • Set Energy Efficient Ethernet / Green etc = DISABLED
    • Wake on Magic Packet = ENABLED
    • Wake on Pattern Match = ENABLED
    • Reboot, then after reboot shutdown.

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