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Remote assistance box auto ticked


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#1 solquiff

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Posted 01 June 2016 - 03:35 AM

Hi 
I have noticed recently that the box for Remote assistance in 'System Properties' was checked. It was the first time I had ever looked there and I am not sure how it got ticked. Does it come like this by default? I have never had remote assistance ever so just concerned at how this could have happened. I definitely never ticked it ever.
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Posted 01 June 2016 - 03:48 AM

Yes, that is the windows default. I always uncheck the box. Any remote assistance I would require would be done thru TeamViewer, not windows.


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Posted 01 June 2016 - 04:42 AM

Windows Remote Assistance is enabled by default...Microsoft does not consider it a security risk. The only way another person can connect to your computer using Remote Assistance is if you initiate it by extending an invitation.
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