Use the General tab to specify the level of remote control that you want a remote administrator to have on your computer.
When Remote Control is enabled on your computer, your administrator provides default settings that determine the level of remote access allowed to this computer. If your administrator selects the Use administrator settings check box, the options on the General tab are unavailable and you cannot change these settings.
- Level of remote access allowed
- Specify the level of remote control that you will allow a remote administrator to have.
- When a remote administrator tries to control this computer
- When a remote administrator tries to control your computer, you can specify either that a message is displayed that asks you for permission each time or that no message is displayed.
- Use administrator settings
- When enabled, the default values that were set by your remote administrator for the remote control session are used. All the other controls in the dialog box are changed to reflect the settings that were set by your remote administrator and are unavailable. If your administrator has set this control on a site-wide basis, you might not be able to change the controls on this tab.
- Show Status
- Click to view the status of remote control on your computer.
Details include the version of Configuration Manager remote control
that is installed, the protocol that is used, your network address,
your local computer name, whether accelerated screen transfer is
used, and the compression type in use (if any).
Note This button appears on Windows 2000 client computers only.