pc starts up from cold when phone rings why ?

  runnerblade 14:48 14 Apr 2004

iam connected to internet via broadband although this happens on dial up as well.
i shut down and power off my computer in the proper way.
whenever the phone rings my pc powers up.
if i dissconct the pc from the phone socket it dont happen any ideas/suggestions please

  Stuartli 14:57 14 Apr 2004

Do you have a fax answering program or similar which operates a motherboard enabled Wake Up facility?

  oldal 15:07 14 Apr 2004

You need to disable power-on by LAN/Ring in your BIOS (Usually in the Power Management Set-up page.

  Stuartli 15:09 14 Apr 2004

This may be the answer (similar to the query I made above):

click here

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