For people who leave their laptop turned on always, you can make another use of your 2000$ laptop as a 20$ Alarm Clock. By default , Windows does not include an alarm by itself. We’ll review some of the best free alarm software and online alarms.
Online alarm clocks – In the power options, set the computer to not fall into sleep mode or doesn’t hibernate automatically.
OnlineClock.net: Simple, easy to customize, and it works great.
KukuKlok.com: Wake up to a rooster, a Slayer-like guitar solo, or just the traditional beep beep beep.
Free Windows Alarm Apps
Alarm is a digital clock that you can set to display a message and play a sound at a time of your choice. Plays music (you can use your own mp3, mid, wav and so on music files). Runs on Windows 95/98/ME/NT4/2000/2003/XP/Vista
Download Alarm ( 680kb )
College Alarm Clock – This alarm clock is particularly useful for people that have different schedules each day of the week, and as the name implies the target audience is college students. Using it is simple: download and run the program… there’s nothing to install.
Download College Alarm Clock ( 130kb )
1st Clock is a taskbar clock replacement that offers a fully customizable clock display, alarms, atomic time synchronization, popup calendar, time zones and more. It has a free trial for 30 days or need to order. Download 1st Clock Trail
Alarm Clock 2 for Mac - This is a powerful alarm application that is not only capable of handling alarms, but can also serve as a stopwatch or timer. I’d have to say that the best part is the fact that it’s able to wake your computer from sleep to sound your alarm. Download Alarm Clock 2 Version: 2.4.5
Windows Vista Alarm Gadget – Sphere Timer supports unlimited Alarms, Alterable Countdown and Count Up and Milliseconds Chronometer. The sound alarm is fully configurable and handles many sound file formats, such as: MP3, WAV, MIDI, WMA, AIF e AU. Download
SpoonAlarm Windows Mobile – It replace the default Windows Mobile alarms functionality, the SpoonAlarm is simple and intuitive to use with support for both mp3 and wave files, Configurable Snooze and Recurring Alarms. Download