Airytec Switch Off-Shutdown or Restart Your PC remotely from any Computer and Mobile Phone

Posted on July 31, 2010. Filed under: Computer, Freebies, Softwares, Windows/7 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

   Sometimes you want to urgently shutdown or restart your computer when you are away. There are a lot of remote control utilities that allows you to manipulate your computer remotely. Some of them require installation on client computer, some has web interface but runs as ActiveX controls that usually disabled by security policy in many organizations and also could not be used on most mobile phones. Airytec Switch Off allows you to shutdown or restart your PC remotely from any computer of mobile phone with just web browser installed.

  Airytec Switch Off is tiny easy-to-use tray-based system utility that will automatically perform various frequently used operations like shutdown or restart your computer, disconnect your current dialup connection, lock workstation, etc.

  It could also disconnect dial-up and VPN connections to cut your internet service bills as well. Automation options allows you to schedule all operations daily, weekly, past specified time or when PC becomes idle.

Steps to enable remote shutdown or restart on your PC:

Switch Off Options

  • Start Airytec Switch Off (if not already running)
  • Enable web interface
  • Right click Airytec Switch Off icon in notification area
  • Click Options
  • Click Remote tab
  • Check Enable web interface
  • Change port number (optional)
  • Enter password (optional but highly recommended)
  • Click OK

  Ensure that web interface is accessible by starting web browser and entering address: http://localhost:8000. If you have changed the port number when enabling web interface you should replace 8000 with yours.

Now if your PC is connected to the internet you can shutdown it from any other computer or mobile phone with web browser installed.

Note 1: When connecting to your PC from other computer or mobile phone, you should change localhost in address above to your external IP address so it looks like:

Note 2: Your internet service provider (ISP) could probably change your external IP address from time to time. If so you could try assign a static name to your PC using DynDns or similar services.

Note 3: Do not forget to open incoming port on your router if you have one.


Airytec SwitchOff


User-friendly intuitive interface

  • Modern (Vista/Windows7) theme
  • Windows UAC support
  • Multi-language support
  • One click scheduling
  • One click action execution
  • Snooze button

Trigger types

  • Countdown timer
  • Daily schedule
  • Weekly schedule
  • Exact date-time
  • CPU inactivity (idle)
  • At system start or log on

Action types

  • Shutdown / Restart computer
  • Log-off user
  • Lock workstation
  • Disconnect dialup or VPN connections
  • Predefined scripts

Remote control

  • Web interface (password protected)

Other features

  • Power saving calculator
  • Facebook integration
  • Silent install option
  • Operation without install
  • Small size and resource requirements
  • No additional libraries or frameworks required
  • Command line support
  • Native 64-bit (x64) OS support



   Supported operating systems:- Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, Windows 2008,  2008 R2, Windows 7


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