There are many advantages of using Wake on LAN or Pro in combination with Vista operating system. For example, you will find that there are many settings that Windows OS needs to adjust before it can run the programs properly. This is where Pro comes into play, as it enables you to customize and/or remove several features that Windows OS needs. As such, you will find out whether or not Wake on LAN can handle your Windows computer or not. Furthermore, you also need to have an idea background about the program, especially with regards to its technical details and usage history.
The fact is that you should avoid using any hardware or software program that has not been tested by people using the same OS. The problem with this is that there is always a possibility that the software or hardware that you are using might not work properly with the other OS. As such, it is not very reliable to assume that everything will work fine for you using one piece of software while it will not work fine with another one. The same is the case with hardware and software that are not certified by a certain organization. It is recommended that you either use at least one piece of software that is certified by Windows Enterprise Solutions Experts (WER) or at least one piece of hardware that is certified by Windows Enterprise Solutions Builder (WERB).
You may also find it useful to look for software that supports the Wake on LAN feature. In this way, you will be able to turn off your monitor when you are not using it and so reduce power consumption. This is important especially if you use the computer for gaming and if you want to ensure that you are not using too much power. You can then connect your LAN adapter to a wireless printer and Internet connection in order to connect to the internet wirelessly. Wake on LAN is also useful for connecting your computer to multiple devices like printers, scanners, televisions, DVRs, etc.