Launch Programs, Shutdown or Hibernate When Your Computer Becomes Idle

December 3, 20081 Comment
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Idle Monitor is a FREE programs which will monitor your computer idle time based on the mouse movements. It can shutdown your computer if left attended for X minutes which you can specify.

Other than shutdown, Idle monitor can either run some specified program when your computer becomes idle.

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You can set the idle time in minutes, and specify the program which you want to run if your computer is idle for x minutes.

But this program (Idle Monitor) does not allow you hibernate your computer when idle, but we will tell you a little trick on how can you hibernate your computer when it is idle after X minutes with idle monitor program.

Hibernate Computer When Idle

1. Right click on the desktop, click New >> Shortcut

2. A wizard will open up, you will need to copy and paste the path given below in the target path box

target-path-hibernate

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rundll32.exe PowrProf.dll, SetSuspendState

3. Name the shortcut as Hibernate

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4. Open Idle Monitor and Set the idle time in minutes and click on the option which says Run a program or open a website when computer becomes idle, now click the browse button on the bottom right

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5. That’s it, let Idle Monitor run if you want to hibernate your computer when it becomes idle.

Idle Monitor is a completely FREE program which is free from any adware, spyware and malware etc.

Download Idle Monitor

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Author + Admin: Abhishek Bhatnagar - Professional blogger by passion, Software Enggineer. I love to write about useful computer tips & tricks. Connect with me at twitter or on google+ profile or mail me at abhishek@technixmedia.com or know me more on www.abhishekbhatnagar.com

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  1. reed1 says:

    Exactly what I need, thank you

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