I wish to send myself an mail, a message or an alert when someone logged on my machine. Is that possible to configure on my Windows 7 machine?
Yes, you can do this.
First Leftclick then Rightclick on
At Name, give it a name that is recognizable to you.
To to the tab
At the top after Begin the task:
Go to the
Fill in all the forms, Attachment is optional. SMTP server has to be a valid smtp server. Choose the one from your ISP. If you don't know, google for
Finally press OK
This will send an email everytime a user logs in, including yourself, so log out and back in to test if it works.
You may be able to use %USERNAME% in your message to show who is logged in. Given that I am on windows 8.1 I am not able to test this as the e-mail function is deprecated in this OS version.
Important notice: This does NOT work in Windows 8 or later, nor Windows Server 2012. Sending an email or displaying a message is a deprecated function in these OS's. Displaying a msg can be done differently using