1. Getting started
2. Configuring SmartPower
Configuring SmartPower with Group Policy
Added support for configuring SmartPower with Group Policy.
Changed inter-process communication method between idle monitor and service.
Changed the .NET framework target to .NET 4 Client Profile, improving ease of installation on Windows 8 (and Windows Server 2012) onwards.
Changed the way the domain name was retrieved, again.
Changed the way the domain name was retrieved (to make it more reliable).
Added another power plan check (see previous release) for "hibernate after" setting.
In Vista onwards, the configuration utility now checks (and allows users to change) the three essential settings within the active Windows power plan: sleep timeout, unattended sleep timeout, wake timers. For Windows XP (or server equivalent), the configuration utility warns about sleep timeout.
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Fixed minor bug where certain functions in configuration utility would error if settings had never been saved.
Improved network usage monitoring so that network usage is averaged over the last ~60 seconds.
Fixed bug where SmartPower Idle Monitor started reporting incorrect information after 29 days of system uptime.
Fixed rare bug where communication between SmartPower Idle Monitor and SmartPower service became unreliable.
Minor UI enhancements.
Added better handling for full event logs (usually only an issue on Windows XP).
Added a few help tooltips to configuration utility.
Added new "power requests" feature.
Fixed bug that resulted in incorrect wake-up times for PCs using non-zero GMT offsets. (That will teach me to change working code so that it better matches the Windows API documentation!)
Added "user activity" feature.
Various UI enhancements in configuration utility.
Fixed UI bug related to new network interface list.
Removed "isatap" and "Teredo" psuedo-interfaces from network interface list.
Add support for multiple network interfaces.
Improved handling of corrupt Performance Counters.
Fixed bug where SmartPower could not shutdown some computers.
Fixed bug where SmartPower would not wake computer if there was only 1 schedule that contained only 1 day.
Fixed rare bug where SmartPower service would error as Windows was starting up. This could cause network adapters to take longer to initialise.
Added licensing tab.
Added "Run after resume" option to Advanced settings.
Added additional support for 3rd party applications that modify the SmartPower configuration file.
UI spelling fixes.
Minimum grace time is now 3 minutes, to help prevent endless reboots. Default grace time of 5 minutes for new installs.
Event log entries use different event ids depending on the event type.
Optional automatic reloading of settings now available.
Minor UI and usability enhancements.