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Computer Turns self on?


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TinHead

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Hi There..... ummm i had shutdown my computer went to bed and all was good... then late at night i woke up to my computer turning itself on?? umm i havnt had a look at it cos i wouldnt no wat to look at?? ummm if anyone can tell me why my computer turnd it self on would b great :S also how to avoid the problem in the first place??

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did the power go out last night?
if the bios is set to turn on once it gets power (after the plug being pulled or powerdown and once the power is back on it turns it self on automaticly)
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ummm the power didnt go out as far as i no :S and im not 2 sure bout bios either :S sorry this is no help :S?? i havnt changed the bios at all :S so yeah.
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Have you played with any settings or downloaded any software or updates?
about how long after shut down did it restart?
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ummm nah i hadnt dl any soft or playd around with any settings that could effect it :S ummm im not 2 sure how long it was shut down b4 it turnd back on...... but i would probly say... a few hours??
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You could check scheduled tasks are not set to wake the PC to run
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hmmmm could have been that :S but theres no option in there that says "Switch PC on Enabled" or anything like that.. but iv jus disabled the scheduled task things now :tazz:
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If you right click a scheduled task, then properties then settings, wake up the computer to run should be there
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i jus right clickd one of the scheduled tasks... and it said wake the computer to run this task! :) :ph34r: :woot: :hug: :P hahaha i you jus solved my problem lol!!
:tazz: ;) :tazz: ;)

Thanks Everyone that reply so fast :D ;)
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