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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 ww...
Above is a video summary of what we are trying to accomplish.
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 Thunder...
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 batc...
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 e-mail accou...
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 Ex...
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 is a ser...
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 th...
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 method to...
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