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Remote Assistance unsolicited in Windows 8.1 SL

  1. #1


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    Remote Assistance unsolicited in Windows 8.1 SL


    Hello, guys!
    I want to use unsolicited (no invitation) Remote Assistance sessions between two Win 8.1 SL machines. As it stated here https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc505914.aspx, some GPO configurations are required on target PC. But, as we know, Core and SL editions lack GPO functionality. Is there any workaround for this?
    Last edited by Suncatcher; 28 Jun 2015 at 05:40.

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  2. #2


    Central IL
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    Linux Mint 17.2


    Just use Teamviewer. A lot more secure, than leaving the front door open on RDP.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 16
    Windows 8.1 x64


    Thank you for the valuable advice, but it's highly appreciated to get some proposal in substance.
    Last edited by Suncatcher; 28 Jun 2015 at 05:28.
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  4. #4


    Central IL
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    Quote Originally Posted by Suncatcher View Post
    Thank you for the valuable advice, but it's highly appreciated to get some proposal in substunce.
    What more do you want. Teamviewer is the one piece of software that all IT dept's are now using, because it is a very secure piece of software, that someone would have to either know the assigned Password, or have to gain access to the account, so they can log in from the computer, or from teamviewer.com.

    You can ask all you want. But the majority rules on the info I stated in post #2.
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  5. #5


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    Windows 8.1 x64


    Quote Originally Posted by broe23 View Post
    What more do you want. Teamviewer is the one piece of software that all IT dept's are now using
    I didn't ask the alternative for Remote Assistant. I am seeking solution for quite certain problem and don't see any ambiguity in the definition of my question. If you don't know the answer, just pass by and don't bother yourself with replying.
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  6. #6


    Central IL
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    Linux Mint 17.2


    I gave you the reason why you cannot use RDP for what you want. Again your only solution is TeamViewer.
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