Sometimes it happens that you need to run a special program when you are near computer and shut it down when you leave. A typical example is winamp: you want winamp to play internet radio when you are working on machine, but when you leave it is better to shut it down – it saves a lot of your internet traffic.
So I did small tool for myself: Not Idle Task. It is pretty simple, you just need to set application to launch and when to shut it down. For example, I am listeting etn.fm, so my “application” is actually winamp with path to etn.fm play list file:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Winamp\winamp.exe “C:\Documents and Settings\volodymyr\Desktop\etn1beta.m3u”
Now, when I am idle for 120 seconds on machine I want NotIdleTask.exe to shut down winamp, so I set Idle Interval to 120. Voila:
You can download tool here: x32. It is very simple, and most likely buggy, tell me if it does not work for you.