Measure room temperature. Also measure temperature of internal stuff e.g. CPU, motherboard.

Where I work there is a comms room. The machines shut down if they exceed a certain temperature.

First question.
Can we write a vb program to detect the temperature of the room and send an email if it is above a certain level?

Second question
Can we write a vb program that can detect if a computer is about to shut itself down and send an email?


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short aswer:

slightly longer aswer:
sending the email shouldnt be a problem, problem here is how to detect the room temperature
if you have a sensor connected to your pc, we should need a little more info about the sensor

if there isnt a sensor connected to the pc but the pc is shut down from the network, you have to monitor for shutdown message

2 that is possible, although i don't know how

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