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AllOff Lite Introduction

Latest Version: 5.5
Size: 384KB
Released: 17-April-2014
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AllOff Lite monitors the mouse, keyboard and CPU load and initiates computer power off ot hibernation if there has been no keyboard or mouse activity for 900 seconds and/or the average CPU load has been below 15% for over 60 seconds. A fixed shutdown time or a time after which shutdown occurs can be set which will override CPU and Keyboard/Mouse activity shutdown. AllOff Lite is part of the JSutils group of software utilities which have a theme of energy saving. To find more energy and money saving ideas check out Practical Home Energy Saving.

Key Features

Minimal setup

Monitors processor load

Monitors keyboard and mouse

Fixed time shutdown option

Test mode

Runs in the system tray

Supports power off or hibernate

Cancel shutdown

Checks for updates

Uses of AllOff Lite include unattended backup (shutting down the computer when the backup has completed) and shutting down a computer if the user forgets. It can be started via the Windows Task Scheduler, on start up or manually. AllOff Lite is a great little utility for saving energy by making sure a computer shuts down when not needed. If you need more functionality check out AllOff.

The program requires a registration code to run - this can be obtained free for personal non commercial use from the download page. Commercial licences can be obtained via the licencing page. Registration codes from previous versions are compatible with version 5.5.

To find out what is new and changed in version 5.5 have a look at history.

Installation

Installation is simple just unzip the installer from the downloaded file, double click on the installer and follow the on screen instructions, shortcuts are installed for all users. As well as installing the program this will also install the help pages. AllOff Lite can be safely installed over previous installations. As well as installing the program this will also install the help pages. Start the program and enter the registration code to start using AllOff Lite. AllOff Lite supports Windows XP, Windows Vista, WIndows 7 and Windows 8. The program needs administrator privileges to install. To change the functions selected re run the installer. You do not need to overwrite the configuration file if prompted when doing this. For information on using the program and how it works click on using. Technical Notes relating to AllOff Lite can be found in the support* section.

By default both CPU load and Keyboard/Mouse detection are enabled however during installation you are given the option to disable either and/or add fixed time shutdown, functions not selected are not displayed by the program when it runs.

Uninstalling AllOff Lite

To uninstall AllOff Lite use Windows Add/Remove Programs from the Control Panel. If you wish to retain any files copy them to a temporary location before uninstalling. All program files and directories in the program root directory (normally c:\program files\JSutils\AllOff Lite) are removed including those created by the program.

Quality Assurance And Virus Scanning

As part of our quality assurance program AllOff Lite is digitally signed using a Comodo certificate to give you confidence the software comes from us and that it has not been altered since we produced it. We also virus scan software continuously during development and check for other unwanted software using Kaspersky software. In addition our software is submitted to a number of sites for independent verification that it is clean. See the listing page for more information on who we use.

Our policy is to continually enhance and improve our software which means that new releases are quite frequent, often these updates are triggered by user feedback which is vital to us. If you have a problem with this program, have any suggestions for improvement or have a novel use for it then let us know. Before reporting a problem always check the latest FAQ, Known Issues and other updated information.