Re: 8460p Questions - Wake on LAN? UEFI better/faster? (508 Views)
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LTek
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8460p Questions - Wake on LAN? UEFI better/faster?

I've done a ton of web/forum and Quickspec searches and canot find any answers.

 

1) Does Wake on LAN work? 

- I found a BIOS setting for Wake on LAN for DC but no other Wake settings, and I cannot get Wake to work?

- I do not see any other power state settings in the BIOS, like S3, etc?

 

 

2) Any advantages to using UEFI with this laptop - faster boot?

- I run Windows 7 x64, in case that matters.

 

 

thx for the help!

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soccer_dan
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Re: 8460p Questions - Wake on LAN? UEFI better/faster?

Yes, WoL does work on this laptop, as on ALL other HP commercial laptops over the past several years. Make sure that Wake on LAN setting under Built-in Device Options is NOT disabled. Also, confirm that Legacy Boot Order is selected, instead of UEFI (used for Windows 8 for the most part)

Although Windows 7 can work with native UEFI, it would require a reinstall of the OS and changeover from the standard MBR used by all OS's until Windows 8. There should not be a performance difference of UEFI over legacy boot - minor in any case for Windows 7. Windows 8, however is a different story
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