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Old 24-07-09, 08:36 AM
k4p84 k4p84 is offline
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Vista PC issues when Locked

Hi all

This is bugging me now.

I lock my work PC at the end of every day like a good young man.

I do need to be able to access my PC from home at any time to do some work.

I use Logmein as its so darn simple and just works, it's a tad easier than setting up the VPN to a work server then remote desktop.

Well it has been working fine but the work PC keeps coming up as offline now in Logmein.

When i get in in the morning and unloack the little blighter it has disconnected from the network and hence logged things like MSN and Logmein off.

Any ideas as to what i may have done to cause this.


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Old 24-07-09, 01:49 PM
deathwish deathwish is offline
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check that "allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" is not ticked under the network adapter propertys

network and sharing center > manage network connections > right click propertys > configure > power management tab
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Old 24-07-09, 03:51 PM
k4p84 k4p84 is offline
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that little blighter was ticked.

i'll test it out when i get in.

next mission...... set up boot from lan/wan so i can turn on the pc from work.............................................. ..........................................

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