Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

Auto start up


  • Please log in to reply

#1
BethB

BethB

    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
;)

my computer is starting itself up...usually starts up once every few hours....
I have ran adaware,spybot & symantec to look for problems, but i dont really know alot about computers so im hoping someone out there knows what im talking about :tazz:

tower will beep, yellow light flashes and pc powers itself up...its been doing it for about a week....

thanks in advance for your help !!!

Beth
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
Tyger

Tyger

    Member 2k

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,896 posts
One possible cause is that your Network Adapter has APM Mode Wake Up enabled, Automatic Power Managment, so that you can power up the computer remotely. Go to Network Connections, you may need to check both LAN and WAN connections, open Properties, highlight your network device, again choose Properties, check the setting I mentioned to see that it is disabled.
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP