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    Hello All,
    I know this is just another manifestation of my "paranoia" but, .....Is allowing "remote access" (Remote Assistance) just setting yourself up for some "exploit?" Does anyone know how this works exactly. Regards
    PlainFred

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    [quote name='Just Plain Fred' post='761415' date='25-Feb-09 07:39'][/quote]

    Here's some reading so you can decide - Windows Remote Assistance: frequently asked questions - Windows Vista Help, Windows Vistas New and Improved Remote Assistance, and Windows Vista Windows Remote Assistance. HTH

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    Joe,
    Hello, and thank you for the links! I guess my concern is, after reading the material is to me this seems somewhat like a "auto run" type of potential problem. If you have this "enabled" its only a matter of time until someone figures out how to "exploit" It! I am probably all wet on this but for now im turning "Remote Access" OFF! Regards and thanks again.
    PlainFred

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