Away mode - Anyone get it working ??

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  1. mark.carline

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    Can anyone comment on this new away mode feature yet ?

    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;902437

    Has microsoft released it as part of "windows update" / update 2 that we have all installed ??

    Does anyone know if the OEM version includes this functionality ?

    Is anyone using the OEM version of update 2 that can comment if its in there??

    I would really love to be able to leave my PC on 24x7 and still able to use scheduled recordings / Webguide3 remotly (via tinternet) but dont really like the idea of using loads of power.

    Does anyone have this working that can have a look in their BIOS to see what this new "away mode" feature looks like??

    Thanks!
     
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    I think this needs future hardware or a BIOS update before it will work. Rollup 2 just adds support for this feature in the futue.
     
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    correct. without motherboard vendor support, away mode isnt available. Only oem's can install it, and only if the board supports away mode, so you may as well forget it exists.
     

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