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Monday, December 22, 2008

TurnOFF Computer with Phone


User can shutdown, restart, hibernate, etc. his or her computer, just by sending an email from his or her phone. 

Requirement:

Microsoft Outlook which come with Microsoft Office. This will need to be on the computer allow you to TurnOFF.

Procedure:

1. Batch filesis require to perform the TurnOFF, Hibernate etc. You can write them down yourselves or can download them from here.


2. Extract them to your C:\ drive so the path to the shutdown batch file is C:\sms_functions\TurnOFF.bat

3. Open up Microsoft Outlook. Make sure that you have already configured it for your email.Now we will need to make it so that Outlook checks your inbox about every minute.

4. Then click the Mail Setup tab, and afterwards, the Send/Receive button.

5. Make sure that the Schedule an automatic send/receive every... box is checked, and set the number of minutes to 1.Close all of these dialog boxes.

6. Now go to Tools: Rules and Alerts... Next click the options button in the upper right hand corner and press the Import Rules button.

7. Now select the TurnOFF.rwz file that was found in the zip file named sms_functions that you downloaded.

8. Now, when you send a message from your phone to your e-mail address with the subject smsTurnOFF%%, your computer will TurnOFF.