For most people, computer just like an important safe-deposit-box which don’t want other people to interfere it. There are many important file about work, college, etc. there also stored many private files, such as family photos, private photos, etc. but how can you find out if there’s someone use your computer without permission? SOT has trick so you can get notification email when the computer you left is turned on by someone. Curious about doing such magical trick? Here is the steps:
Download SendEmail, the function is sending email via SMTP email client command line. By using this application, you can easily send email to Gmail SMTP server.
After downloading SendEmail, extract the zip.
Then create Task Scheduler, you’ll just have to click on Start, then type on “task scheduler” in Search option and select the application.
Then select “Create Task” on the right sidebar.
In General tab, fill in Column Name and Description as you wish. Select also “Run whether user is logged on or not“. Give Check in “Do not store password…“.
Then in Triggers tab, click on new trigger, select Begin the task with “At Log on“. Then select “Any User“ in its setting.
Then in Action tab, click on create new action. Then in Action field, select “Start a program” and in Program/Script select SendEmail application. Then in add argument field, type this:
-f email@example.com -t firstname.lastname@example.org -u Warning: Computer is turned on-m There’s someone turn the computer on! -s smtp.gmail.com:587 -xu email@example.com -xp password -o tls=yes
firstname.lastname@example.org, you can use with sender email which will send email when your computer is on
email@example.com, you can change it with your email which will receive email from firstname.lastname@example.org
Warning: Computer is turned on, these words as subject for email sending
Someone turn the computer on!, these words is a message content sent by email@example.com
password, change the password email firstname.lastname@example.org
If you use laptop, then uncheck “Start the task only if the..” in Conditions tab.
Last, click on OK.
Now, you’ll get email when someone turn your computer on. So, if you’re afraid there will be something happened to your important document or personal file, you can go home or call people in home to secure your beloved PC.
Previously, SOT also discussed about tips and tricks using Task Schedule just like: Turn Computer On Automatically from Sleep Mode, Turn the Computer Automatically without Using Software and Managing Schedule in Computer without Using Software which is also interesting to be followed :)