MyPhoneExplorer: Lock Workstation
MPE_Lock.exe is a very small tool which locks the workpace if the connection to MyPhoneExplorer is lost. MyPhoneExplorer (http://www.fjsoft.at/de/) is a nice Synchronization tool for Android phones that also provides remote control, remote keyboard, notification forwarding and more.
In my setup, I usually have my phone connected, either directly via USB or via Bluetooth. If I leave my desk I pick my phone. However I also should enter WIN+L to lock my workstation but this can be forgotten in a hurry.
MPE Lock attempts to fix this: MyPhoneExplorer provides an event handler for lost connection. MPE_Lock.exe is an executeable that can be used for this event handler. It accepts one parameter: timeout in seconds. In no parameter is given, it defaults to 5 seconds.
After MPE_Lock.exe has been called, it displays an on-screen-message counting the seconds and locks the workstation if any user activity (keyboard, mouse input) occurs during that time.
Here is a screenshot:
Setup: Open %APPDATA%\MyPhoneExplorer\general.ini and add the following line (for a 7 second timeout):
[EventHandlers] OnConnectionLost=c:\usr\bin\MPE_Lock.exe 7
Place MPE_Lock.exe in c:\usr\bin (or the directory you supplied).
Download: Datei:MPE Lock v1.0.zip
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