General Settings

Remote Shutdown can automatically check for updates for you to always have the latest version of the program and can be added to the Windows startup. You can configure this features from the General Settings preference page. To open this page, click the Preferences button from the Application Menu and select the General Settings link in the navigation bar on the left in the Preferences dialog within the Miscellaneous group Pic 1.

Configuring general settings

Pic 1. Configuring general settings

Remote Shutdown can check for updates automatically every day or once a week. To enable an automatic checking for updates, check the Automatically check for updates option and choose the checking frequency between Daily and Weekly. You can also define if the program should check for major updates by changing the Automatically check for major updates option value.

If you use a proxy server to connect to the Internet and the required proxy settings are not provided, an automatic check for updates will not take place.

If you want Remote Shutdown to be automatically started right after you are logged on to the underlying operating system, enable the Launch at Windows startup option.