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The computer has been shut down and after a few hours it boots itself up on its own. I've been finding it turned on in the morning. Just started doing this. The computer is about 8 months old and is l

The computer has been shut down and after a few hours it boots itself up on its own.

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    jcoady May 11, 2010

    Is this computer on a network?

    If so, are there any hosts or devices that could be issuing a remote "Wake On LAN" command?



    In case you are unfamiliar, WIKI defines this as, "

    Wake on LAN (WOL, sometimes WoL) is an Ethernet computer networking standard that allows a computer to be turned on or woken up remotely by a network message sent usually by a simple program executed on another computer on the network.



    (If you are using unsecured wireless, could a prankster neighbor be messing with you?)

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Check you program maybe some program install in you laptop. programs for adware and spyware or virus. maybe there are a lot of hiden file and auto run program..

you do this also to check the hiden file. open may computer then tools, folder options.view check then box. SHOW HIDEN FILES AND FOLDERS. THEN OK..

SOME HIDEN FILE YOU WELL SEE THEN REMOVE IT. IF CANNOT REMOVE USE ANOTHER TO REMOVE. OR REMOVER PROGRAMS. IF YOU DONT FINE REMOVER PROGRAM REFORMAT YOU LAPTOP. BUT B CAREFULL SAVE FIRST YOUR DATA IN DRIVE D. IF THE OPERATING SYSTEM IN DRIVE C:/. DESADVANTAGE... ALL PROGRAMS INSTALLED WILL BE REMOVE.. IF YOU HAVE BACK UP FOR THIS PROGRAM JUST INSTALL AGAIN

THANKS

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