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PDunc
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Wake on Lan issue with Intel CT network card.

Have an odd issue with WOL with an Intel CT network card. This is on a dedicated WMC PC. Everything with the WOL worked fine until I made a change. Since this is a dedicated Windows Media Center PC, and since I am using XBOX 360 as extenders, in order to improve the response of the extenders I changed the Speed & Duplex setting from "AUTO" to 1.0 Gbps Full Duplex.

This change made a huge difference in the response of the extenders, but now if the computer is allowed to sleep, it will no longer respond to a magic packet. If I change it back, then it will once again respond, but the extenders revert to their previous response time.

Anyone have an idea what would be a fix for this? I know WOL works with the card and motherboard. I also tried 100meg setting and WOL worked, but the extenders response was terrible. The two options I currently have are to keep the setting on Auto or disable sleep. I really would like to keep the speed and figure out the WOL issue at 1gb full duplex. My system setup is below.

Operating System

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

CPU

AMD Phenom II X4 945 105 °F

Deneb 45nm Technology

RAM

16.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 531MHz (7-7-7-20)

Motherboard

FOXCONN ALOE (CPU 1) 94 °F

Graphics

Standard Monitor (1920x1080@60Hz)

ATI Radeon HD 4650 (MSI)

Storage

931GB Western Digital WDC WD10EADS-65L5B1 SCSI Disk Device (RAID)

1863GB Seagate GoFlex Desk USB Device (USB (SATA)) 99 °F

7GB Hitachi HP v125w USB Device (USB)

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