Research Instruction & Information Technology Group

Remotely Wake-Up The Office Machine

How to remotely wake-up the your office machine from being off or from standby state.
  1. Go to and login using your Penn State Access Account.
  2. You will be presented will a list of computers you're authorized to remotely wake.
  3. Check the box next to the computer and click the "Wake-up Selected Computers" button.
  4. The page will refresh and state the time a wake-up message was sent to the select computer(s).

A sleeping computer normally takes 20-30 seconds to become available and a computer that is hibernating or powered off can take up to 2 minutes to become available.