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1 posted on 06/17/2013 12:55:56 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Wake-on-LAN?


2 posted on 06/17/2013 12:59:31 PM PDT by Egon (Apparently, Jimmy Carter DOES need a third term.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Boohoo. You get what you vote for lady and your political organization, “CBS” gets what it deserves.


3 posted on 06/17/2013 1:00:14 PM PDT by Dallas59 (Q: The worst president in US history?)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Good Morning, Dave...”


4 posted on 06/17/2013 1:00:23 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: SeekAndFind
a computer might “wake up” automatically due to Windows Update

Actually, I consider Windows Update a form of hacking!

5 posted on 06/17/2013 1:01:13 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: SeekAndFind

It seems like every story that I see on this issue is from some news agency that ISN’T CBS. What’s up with that? CBS should be all over this.


7 posted on 06/17/2013 1:01:39 PM PDT by Sopater (Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? - Matthew 20:15a)
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To: SeekAndFind

You left them (unencrypted) hooked up to the internet???


8 posted on 06/17/2013 1:02:21 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: SeekAndFind
They would have needed to gain physical access to the machine and installed some sort of remote power switch, I assume.

I believe that if someone can access the BIOS, they can set the computer to come on automatically at a set time every day if they like.
9 posted on 06/17/2013 1:04:45 PM PDT by Sopater (Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? - Matthew 20:15a)
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To: SeekAndFind

Sleep well Sharyl. I’m sure it was only hackers. No black bags were involved. I know the Clinton’s would never hire a private eye. Cough Terry Lenzer cough.


13 posted on 06/17/2013 1:11:07 PM PDT by Stentor
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To: SeekAndFind

She may have been suspicious in general and then even normal stuff would look suspicious.


14 posted on 06/17/2013 1:11:14 PM PDT by Raycpa
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15 posted on 06/17/2013 1:12:21 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Who you gonna call?


16 posted on 06/17/2013 1:16:17 PM PDT by Old Yeller (You can't spell Stanley Ann without S-A-T-A-N)
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To: SeekAndFind

Pull the plug when not in use.


21 posted on 06/17/2013 1:24:00 PM PDT by Only1choice____Freedom (As long as America's tolerence of failure is not overwhelmed by a desire to succeed, we will fail.)
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To: SeekAndFind
The question is, how could a remote intruder access the computer in the first place if it was powered down? They would have needed to gain physical access to the machine and installed some sort of remote power switch,

Power down your computer. (assuming it was a desktop unit and that Sheryl's was too). Now, follow the LAN cord that goes from your internet box(your DSL modem/router) to the back of your computer. Notice the light on ? Notice also that if you power down your computer, your DSL box still shows (the ethernet light is on) that it is connected to a computer. Unplug the cable , the light goes out.

22 posted on 06/17/2013 1:24:32 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: SeekAndFind

hmmmm....that’s the exact same problem I was having with my desktop.

It was turning off for no reason.


23 posted on 06/17/2013 1:30:38 PM PDT by TheErnFormerlyKnownAsBig (It is going to be Foot to Ass combat on election day....my foot and a Rat's ass.)
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27 posted on 06/17/2013 1:49:01 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: SeekAndFind

I was told that is what happens when you surf porn sites.


30 posted on 06/17/2013 2:37:28 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: SeekAndFind
I dunno, if the computer was turning itself on/off at night:


34 posted on 06/17/2013 3:48:58 PM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: SeekAndFind
There is a feature known as "Wake-on-Lan," which allows a computer to be remotely powered on or off, by a signal sent to the network adapter of the computer.

You'll find that as long as the computer is plugged into power, it is at least partially "on." This is why it's extremely important to make sure the computer is unplugged from the power before replacing components.

The WoL feature is often used by network admins to do system updates or install software during off-hours, and it can be done automatically.

Mark

35 posted on 06/17/2013 4:05:39 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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