Marking the tenth anniversary of a lightweight system shutdown utility developed to perform a wide range of frequently used operations automatically and in a remote mode as well, Airytec, known as a lightweight software provider, has released its enhanced version, Switch Off 3.3.
Version 3.3, a freeware compatible with most of Windows operating systems, including Windows XP, 2000, Vista, 2003, 2008, Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 7, adds a number of features like new trigger types to schedule tasks at a system startup or log-on. and a power saving calculator that counts saved idle time and allows to publish a score on the Airytec website. Further advantages also include default settings customization for a quick-scheduling feature, advanced snooze functionality, and Windows UAC compatibility.
At any given time and with any frequency on a daily, weekly, or any different schedule, this easy-to-use utility can shut down, restart, lockdown, and disconnect any dial-up and VPN connections and force a computer into hibernation. Taking into account all the comments left by the users, the company has redesigned it so that now it provides more customizable features enabling people to create their own predefined scripts with cmd. file extension, and thus add any operation to the already existing list.
Moreover users can experience total control over their computer, and having enabled Web interface task they can perform the same functions in a remote mode from a mobile or another computer.
Size of the utility and requirements for its installation are incomparable to the purposes it serves. Used to suit personal convenience and bring down Internet and power consumption bills, it takes a short time for download and almost no space for storage, thus accounting for its lightweight features. Batch installation has been made easier due to the silent install option regarded as another advantage of this version.