Looking for a Specific Software

zito2000
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I am looking for a very simple piece of software, but having no luck finding it.

I want a software that will track warranty and support on my hardware devices.  It needs to send me email alerts saying "Your warranty is expiring in 60 days" or whatever.  I have no problem manually inputting everything into this program.  All the automated programs have issues trying to gain access to different devices.

Does such a program exist?

Thank you!
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Sounds like all you need is a reminder app.
Best for every new hardware acquired, use Google Calendar. Go to the end date. Fill in device name/serial number. Then reminder, set 60+30+10 days and you're all set (obviously, you can set the reminders just as you wish, I just made a suggestion).
the Reminders feature of Google Keep might be just what you're looking for...
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Thank you both.  I rather not go through a third party like Google.  Realistically, I want this software to email me and a couple other IT people letting us know about the warranty expiring.  There are also limitations that doesn't make it appealing.
I'm really shocked there isn't something like this already designed.
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Warranty Master does this, at least in the paid version that's hooked up to ITGlue. https://warrantymaster.com/  I haven't tried the free version.
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Thanks serialband.  Unfortunately it needs ITGlue or another third party service to function. Since I don't have ITGlue or anything like that, it's just an empty shell of a program.  :-(

But thanks again.
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It looks like this software doesn't exist out of the box.  
Thanks for the help.
you can create an event in MS Calendar and add people from your contacts. next, set the email alert and how long before the end of the event you wish to receive the alert:Reminder
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Thanks All.
Paul,
The problem with using Outlook is a little complex to explain, but long story short, it's not what I'm looking for.
I'm looking for a single pane of glass that holds everything about the device, manufacturer, serial number, IP, warranty, etc.  Then I want it to send me reminder emails.  My original question might not have specified that, but that was the idea I had in my head.

But I do appreciate the recommendations.
simply add the information (or a file) to the "Add a description or attach document" to the Description section of the event

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