Power up PC using keyboard

  FITLAD123 17:37 03 Feb 2003

My friend has somehow set up his PC so that in order to turn it on, all he has to do is hit the space bar twice. How is this done? He said his dad did it awhile ago and can't remember how. Its really good though, he shuts down his PC as normal, and can turn it on using 2 hits of the space bar.

Peter Oconnell

  D-P-R 17:51 03 Feb 2003

On some pcs there is a setting in the bios for this, sadly mine hasn't. This is the only way I now of

  ellas 19:33 03 Feb 2003

yes in the bios is the option to power on/off by PS/2 keyboard using the space bar,my bios also gives the option to power on by PS/2 mouse or a PCI modem.

  FITLAD123 19:37 03 Feb 2003

ok, i'll check it out and give you an update :)

Peter Oconnell

  FITLAD123 21:38 03 Feb 2003

I found an option something like 'Power up on PCI device' but no keyboard thing. Is there any other way of doing this?

Peter Oconnell

  ellas 22:52 03 Feb 2003

not if the option's not there in the bios.

  FITLAD123 23:05 03 Feb 2003

ok, thanks for your help

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