I would like the computer to start up and boot up at 6:00am

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I would like the computer to start up and boot up at 6:00am

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I would like my computer to wake up at 6:00am. I tried doing this through the bios but that didn't seem to work. So I installed a some code I found that I thought would work. But now my computer wakes up at 11:45pm and I don't know how to remove the code I installed and fix it. :?:
Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance.

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Re: I would like the computer to start up and boot up at 6:00am

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Giving us a link to where you found the code would greatly help. None of us (to the best of my knowledge) can guess what you did. :wink:
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Re: I would like the computer to start up and boot up at 6:00am

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Davek80514 wrote:So I installed a some code
Where, in the BIOS?

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That's part of the problem. I don't remember where I found it. And I'm not sure how to look for the code in my Linux. I guess I might have to do a reinstall.

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Cosmo. wrote:
Davek80514 wrote:So I installed a some code
Where, in the BIOS?
in the wake on lan

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Is there a way to look at the changes I've made?

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Davek80514 wrote:
Cosmo. wrote:
Davek80514 wrote:So I installed a some code
Where, in the BIOS?
in the wake on lan
Please more detail. Wake on LAN is a function in the BIOS. What exactly did you do?

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Cosmo. wrote:
Davek80514 wrote:
Cosmo. wrote: Where, in the BIOS?
in the wake on lan
Please more detail. Wake on LAN is a function in the BIOS. What exactly did you do?
I tried to set it to start up at 6:00am but it didn't work. My motherboard is a GA-890GPA-UD3H.

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The question was:
Cosmo. wrote:What exactly did you do?
This question was asked in context with your code.

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Your BIOS probably has a "Wake on LAN" setting... does it also have a "Wake on Time" or "Wake on Clock" setting???

BY any chance, did you try to set it for 5:45am? What time zone are you in? US - Eastern or Central time???
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Cosmo. wrote:The question was:
Cosmo. wrote:What exactly did you do?
This question was asked in context with your code.
I found some code and copied it into a terminal window that was supposed to start the computer at 6:00am. But it's starting the computer up at 11:45pm.

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Reorx wrote:Your BIOS probably has a "Wake on LAN" setting... does it also have a "Wake on Time" or "Wake on Clock" setting???

BY any chance, did you try to set it for 5:45am? What time zone are you in? US - Eastern or Central time???
I am mountain time zone and it has a wake on time which worked when I was running windows. but now that I'm running Linux it doesn't seem to work. Which is confusing for me because the bios activates before the o/s starts.

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Quick and dirty solution >>> try setting the wake time the same way you did before but set it for noon!... Noon (UCT) is 6:00 am your time - i.e you are currently at UCT -6! I know, it's not pretty but it'll work! You may have to change the offset in November when we go back to "standard" time (from DST)...
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Davek80514 wrote:
Cosmo. wrote:The question was:
Cosmo. wrote:What exactly did you do?
This question was asked in context with your code.
I found some code and copied it into a terminal window that was supposed to start the computer at 6:00am. But it's starting the computer up at 11:45pm.
What Cosmo is getting at is what was that "some code". Right now no one here knows what you did so it isn't know how to fix it.

Have you even tried to revisit the same web page by looking in your browser's history? Recreating the search?

I don't know what web search service you used (Google, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo, Startpage, etc) or what string of words you used to do a search. A simple guess brought up this page as the first result and after covering Windows and Mac it tells one possible way in Linux. http://www.howtogeek.com/204742/how-to- ... -schedule/

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Re: I would like the computer to start up and boot up at 6:00am

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Suggestion:
Get back into your BIOS
On Each page of the BIOS, write down the settings - be very thorough
You will find an option fro RESET TO DEFAULT VALUES or something phrased similarly select it
Reboot

You computer should boot up, maybe a little slower because you reverted some settings back to original

Now wait and see if it at 11:45 or at anytime by itself anymore

*If by chance you computer has some issue starting on the reboot, go back into BIOS and put back your settings you wrote down, save & restart

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Re: I would like the computer to start up and boot up at 6:00am

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I thank you all for your knowledge and advice. But I don't remember what site I got or copied the code from. I'm thinking I may just have to reinstall linux to fix this. :(
The learning curve on this linux stuff is a lot sharper than I thought it would be.

(Back in 2007 I was in a accident that gave me a traumatic brain injury and I have short term memory problems because of it)

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Re: I would like the computer to start up and boot up at 6:00am

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I use the script from the link below to suspend the PC at 18.00 and wake it at 7.00am next day.

https://github.com/bamos/shell-scripts/ ... r/alarm.sh

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