Windows 10: Teamviewer wakes computer- LAN access does not.

  1.    14 Dec 2017 #1

    Teamviewer wakes computer- LAN access does not.

    I was unable to get WOL working (Asus H270-Plus with Realtek RTL8168H LAN).

    I am not set up as a "Home Group"(it is set as Workplace) , but WOL always works on the 3 other computers (2 Win 10 & one old Win7) simply by typing in the network name or using shortcuts I made in my start menu.
    (I even had an old XP that i would access the same way hooked in here).
    So, I blamed the Realtek / ASUS, and myself for not figuring the settings, but I tried changing every BIOS setting on this Asus H270 rig, including using different drivers and nothing would work.

    I noticed a WOL feature in Teamviewer, so I enabled that and Teamviewer will wake that ASUS rig from another computer when i click the "wake" button in Teamviewer. (??!!)

    I notice that the LAN light is staying on, so I now suspect a windows networking access failure.
    (I did not check that the light in early attempts a few months back).
    So, LAN is powered on (and of course not even TViewer would be able to overcome that!)

    So, I am wondering what method Teamviewer uses (some "Black Magic Packet" ? LOL), and if anyone here might have a clue what the difference is.
    I plan to go the Teamviewer route in search of an answer as well, but thought I'd check here too :)

    [EDIT] One other thing ... i am not waking the ASUS PC via it's public address, but via LAN (in case there is an idea about the public address working but no the LAN method). I had it set to any, but switched it to "exclusive" for testing this.
    Last edited by Phil Lloyd; 14 Dec 2017 at 15:34.
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  2. Caledon Ken's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro x64 Build 1803
       14 Dec 2017 #2

    Hi Phil.

    You didn't mention it but likely you did check the Power Management tab on the Realtek Network adapter to see that it was set?
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