KeyOff monitors keyboard and mouse and initiates computer shutdown if the there has been no key or mouse activity for a specified length of time. It can be started manually or automatically via the Windows Task Scheduler. The shutdown time and many other parameters can be configured via the configuration screen. It can also be used to shutdown a remote computer. Shutdown has been configured to force all running applications to close. KeyOff is part of the JSutils group of software utilities which have a theme of energy conservation. The program normally runs in the System Tray. Requires a registration code (free for personal non commercial use).
KeyOff 2.5 - The Latest Versions History
KeyOff 2.5 -> Mar 18, 2009 -> Minor Update:
Minor update to update help and fix a one second error in shutdown timing.
KeyOff 2.4 -> Jan 3, 2009 -> Minor Update:
Minor update to update the FAQ, Registration FAQ and fix a number of errors in help plus add links to program logos.
KeyOff 2.3 -> Nov 19, 2008 -> Minor Update:
Spurious line in log file removed. Help updated to to cover Vista UAC in the FAQ, corrected an error in the log file help page plus extra information on setting Main and Slave ports to alternative values.
KeyOff 2.2 -> Aug 20, 2008 -> Minor Update:
About and Config screens will now time out if left open. Help button removed from configuration screen. 1 second error in power off period fixed. Stopped duplicate log entry after configuration changes. Added configuration updated and not configured to log messages.
KeyOff 2.0 -> Jan 31, 2008 -> Major Update:
Now minimises to system tray and supports domain name addressing for communications with the slave program. Comms to Slave improved. Other minor changes and bug fixes
KeyOff 1.2 -> Dec 5, 2007 -> Minor Update:
Now correctly removes program Start Up group, no longer supports Quick Launch icon and installs shortcuts for all users. Test inhibited in shutdown mode. Users now need administrator privileges to edit the configuration file.
KeyOff 1.1 -> Jul 15, 2007 -> Minor Update:
Remote reset added, Display now shows key and mouse activity, improvements to error handling, log file location changed to fit in with Vista security model