Windows XP Home
alan "at" eshelmanappraisals.com
Fri Jan 21 19:52:01 2005
Just a subtle difference. The thing that is incompatible with VNC is Remote
DESKTOP not Remote ASSISTANCE, and Remote Desktop is only present in the Pro
version of XP, I think. If you have XP Home you don't need to worry about
You can turn either Remote feature on or off by going to 'Properties' of 'My
Computer' then clicking on the 'Remote' tab. If you have XP Pro it will
display settings for both 'Remote Assistance' and 'Remote Desktop'. Just
clear the box(es) to prevent users from using renote Assistance and/or
From: vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com]On
Behalf Of Mark Scaringelli
Sent: Friday, January 21, 2005 10:07 AM
To: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
Subject: Windows XP Home
I have an SMC Barricade router that dynamically assigns IP addresses to
three machines running Windows XP w/SP2 and one running Windows 2000.
I noted in the documentation for vnc that I should disable fast user
switching and remote administration. I was able to disable the fast user
switching but I do not know where to disable the remote administration. Can
Also, I noted in one post an instruction to disable the XP firewall since
the router firewall was sufficient/better. Is this correct?
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