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Remote assistance box auto ticked

Discussion in 'Is my Computer infected?' started by solquiff, Jun 1, 2016.

  1. solquiff

    solquiff Registered Members

    May 26, 2016
    Operating System:
    Windows 7
    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.
  2. PseFrank

    PseFrank Registered Members

    Nov 10, 2010
    Cambridge UK
    Operating System:
    Windows 7
    Don't worry, nobody is trying to sneak into your computer. This is check marked (ticked) by default. If you don't want it that way, just uncheck it.

    For those that don't know:

    1. Win/Flag key + Pause/Break key

    2. Click "Remote Settings" on the left of your screen.

    3. Click the "Remote tab" at the top of the window.
    Rustys likes this.

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