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PC automatically boots up hours after being shut down after an upgrade.

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March 11, 2014 1:46:22 PM

I recently upgraded my computer with a Thermal Take smart 750 watt psu, an AMD FX 8320 and a Gigabyte GTX 770 2gb, I'm not quite sure where I should have posted this so i'm here. Every night since the upgrade, I am awoken by the beep of my pc booting up and the fans going. I am not sure what the problem is or how it could have happened, any help is appreciated.

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a b V Motherboard
March 11, 2014 1:54:08 PM

Can you go into Bios and check to see if Wake-on-LAN (WOL) is enable?
Also, since you're in Bios check for Power Management option > Remain of after power failure is Enable/Disable?
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March 11, 2014 2:38:55 PM

I couldn't find either of those in the bios. I have a Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 motherboard if that helps. Where exactly in bios do I find these? Under power power managment, I did not see a "remain off after power failure" nor did I see WOL anywhere in bios.
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a b V Motherboard
March 11, 2014 3:23:59 PM

According to the User's Manual on P.37, wak on LAN is under ErP. Also, there are power on password/mouse/keyboard check those while you're in there and disable them and test out.
As for the Power management, the manual said under AC Back.
http://download.gigabyte.eu/FileList/Manual/mb_manual_g...

hope it helps,
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March 11, 2014 4:24:09 PM

Thank you, hopefully it will work now.
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