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Connect without notification

Created by Anthony.Rinaldi_ret, last modified by Anthony.Rinaldi_ret on Jul 11, 2016

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The DameWare Mini Remote Control program connects the Mini Remote Control user interactively to the actual desktop console of the remote system. If a user is currently logged into the remote system, the Mini Remote Control user will be on that user's desktop as well.

There is not a "stealth mode" within the Mini Remote Control, but there are some notification settings that you can adjust to connect to a remote system without the currently logged on user noticing.

Client Agent Service Settings

Clear the following settings for the Mini Remote Control client agent service on the remote system to disable local indications of connection:

Note: Only a Mini Remote Control user with Administrator rights on the remote system can modify the settings necessary to connect to that system undetected.

  • Additional Settings > Show Tray Icon

  • Notification Dialog > Notify on Connection

  • Simple File Transfer (SFT) > Enable Simple File Transfer (SFT)

For additional information about these settings, see MRC Client Agent Service settings.

Mini Remote Control Application Settings

Modify the following settings for the Mini Remote Controlapplication to minimize the visibility of Mini Remote Control connections to remote systems:

  • Remote Options > View Only

  • Remote Options > Desktop Effects > [Uncheck All]

Both of these Mini Remote Control Application settings are unique to each individual Saved Host List entry. You can also change these settings for all new hosts in the Default Host Properties dialog. For additional information, see MRC Host properties.

Note: Because Microsoft has some documented issues with multiple monitors, mirror drivers, and bitmap wallpapers in operating systems prior to Windows Vista, remote systems that utilize multiple monitors present a unique challenge. The wallpaper will always be disabled when connecting to a remote machine with multiple monitors using the Mini Remote Control Mirror Driver. To avoid this, clear the Use Mini Remote Control Mirror Driver option in the Remote Connect dialog before attempting the Mini Remote Control connection.

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14:31, 11 Jul 2016

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