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Does there exist a program that sends me a message (email accepted) to my smartphone whenever someone start my computer?

  • I need it because I want to know when someone uses my computer when I'm not there (the computer is considered as always online).
  • I want the application to run on Windows.
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    Welcome to Software Recommendations! We will need much more information to give good recommendations here. Please take a look at What is required for a question to contain "enough information"? Then please edit your question and see if you can incorporate some of these improvements. – aman207 Mar 8 '14 at 19:33
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    @aman207 Edited, do I need to add more in there? – 3azi Mar 8 '14 at 19:36
  • @3azi no worries. I will work on it now. I've always wanted something like this, too. Now I have a reason to make it. What version of Windows are you running? – uSeRnAmEhAhAhAhAhA Mar 8 '14 at 20:13
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    This question is still lacking lots of information: communcation protocols, what sort of “smartphones” including versions, etc. – unless you just want a generic eMail, which is trivial… – mirabilos Mar 8 '14 at 22:41
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I use KakaoTalk (free with over 100 million users) for this. I installed the Windows client for KakaoTalk, each time Windows starts it sends a message to my KakaoTalk client on Android (works on iPhone and Windows Phone too):

KakaoTalk
*KakaoTalk screenshot (click image for larger variant)

The main issue is that it only works for one computer since you cannot be logged on several computers at once.

  • This app doesn't work for me – 3azi Mar 8 '14 at 20:51
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    Can you expand? – Franck Dernoncourt Mar 8 '14 at 20:53
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    @3azi - it seems to fit the requirements in your question. Maybe you should expand the question with whatever it is that this program doesn't have and that you do want to have – Michiel Mar 9 '14 at 7:05
  • What if the PC user closes KakaoTalk as soon as it starts loading? – Nicolas Raoul Mar 10 '14 at 6:56

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