XP: Send SMS Messages Through Windows

   Posted November 27, 2003 by David Kirk in Instant messaging

This new microsoft XP program allows you to send SMS messages from your desktop.


This new microsoft XP program allows you to send SMS messages from your desktop. The only downside is that you can’t receive messages through this program.

You must have a GSM cellular phone/device connected to your computer for this to work.

If you don’t have an GSM device available and still need to send SMS messages, try Using AIM to Send SMS messages.

It’s great for “pick up bread” type messages!

Microsoft SMS Sender

You can also use this method through the command line. Here is a cut/paste of the command line help:

smssender.exe [ /p: /m:"" [/u] [/l]] [/?]
/i Phone number is expressed in the international format.
/p: Phone number (numerical values only).
/m:"" Typed message within quotation marks.
/u Message encoded as UCS-2. By default GSM alphabet is used.
/l Log the sent message.
/? Displays this help.

How long before each of our vital servers has a cell phone to call home with SMS error messages?

 

About David Kirk

David Kirk is one of the original founders of tech-recipes and is currently serving as editor-in-chief. Not only has he been crafting tutorials for over ten years, but in his other life he also enjoys taking care of critically ill patients as an ICU physician.
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