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This video will show you how to shutdown your computer from anywhere using a texting capable cell phone, Microsoft Outlook and a free account from www.kwiry.com.
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1. Make sure you have a Microsoft Outlook account and an e-mail address configured to it. This will not work with other E-mail clients such as Thunderbird because ...
The "shutdown.bat" file is a batch file that can allow you to auto-launch applications and perform tasks just by opening it up. You can make this batch file ...
If you already have Outlook set up to an e-mail account, then skip this step and the next step. If not, then you will need a POP3 capable ...
As mentioned above, if you already have Outlook set up to an e-mail account, you can skip this step. If not, open up Microsoft Outlook (not Outlook Express). ...
Now what you will need to do is sign up for a Kwiry account. Feel free to read the information about it on their website, but basically Kwiry ...
This is the most important step of the tutorial. This will tell Outlook that once it receives an e-mail containing a certain subject line to launch the "shutdown.bat" ...
The lest step, obviously, is to send a text message. So pull out your texting capable cell phone and send a text message with the words "shutdown" to ...
You can either literally use this tutorial as a means to shutdown your computer, or you can use this as a proof of concept. You can use this ...
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