Windows 10 allows you to remotely turn on your PC whenever you are away from it. In this way, you do not need to keep your PC turned on during idle times and waste the power resources rather you can turn it on simply when you need it. In this article, we will explain to you the method through which you can enable wake on LAN in Windows 10.
Enabling Wake on LAN in Windows 10
In order to enable wake on LAN in Windows 10, you will need to perform the following steps:
Type device manager in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search result to launch the device manager window. The newly opened Device Manager window is shown in the following image:
Click on the Network Adapters tab in order to expand it as highlighted in the image shown above.
Once the Network Adapters list is expanded, you need to locate your own network adapter as highlighted in the image shown below:
Double click on your network adapter in order to launch its properties window as highlighted in the following image:
Now click on the Advanced tab from this window as highlighted in the image shown above.
Click on the Wake on Magic Packet option from the property list in the Advanced tab as highlighted in the image shown below:
Now select the Enabled option from the value dropdown list as shown in the following image:
Finally, click on the OK button in order to save your settings as highlighted in the image shown above.
By following the method discussed in this article, you can easily enable wake on LAN in Windows 10 and turn on your computer whenever you want even if you are away from it. In this way, you can effectively reduce your power consumption and improve the battery life of your computer system.