Just stepping up to the plate!
Well no word from the ShutControl maker, Sent a donation of 20 bucks and no response. Also sent an email to the one on record through paypal and this site...
Looks like it's becomming abandonware now. Anybody have an alternative solution. This program has the perfect idea just a couple bugs in the implementation and if anybody has the code or knows how to reach the author, please speak up. It's almost there as THE solution for a lot of people using laptop computers and there will only be more in the future looking for something like this.