Windows: getting notification about power state changes

Gelonida gelonida at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 13:29:50 CEST 2010


Hi Tim,


Thanks a lot.
I'll look into it.

On 10/19/2010 11:30 AM, Tim Golden wrote:
> On 19/10/2010 10:06, Gelonida wrote:
>> I'd like to be notified about certain events and call certain python
>> functions depending on the event.
>>
>> call a function:
>> - before (or after) the screen saver kicks in
. . .
>> - before (or after) the screen saver was stopped
> 
> This should take you a certain amount of the way:
> 
>   http://timgolden.me.uk/python/win32_how_do_i/track-session-events.html
> 
> I honestly don't know if the OS even knows when the monitor's
> switched on / when the disk is spun up.
> 
> WMI has some power events:
> 
>   http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa394362%28v=VS.85%29.aspx
> 
> 
> http://timgolden.me.uk/python/wmi/cookbook.html#monitor-multiple-machines-for-power-events
> 
>





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