Host is a persistent module that you can install on a remote computer for 24/7 access. You must have administrative privileges on the computer in order to install the Host.

Host window

You can review and change the Host settings through the Windows Start menu or by right-clicking its icon in the system tray.

Host facts

  • Host can accept direct connections and Internet-ID connections. Direct connection is enabled by default. Internet-ID connection must be enabled in Host settings.
  • Host works for both unattended and attended access. Enable Ask user permission if you want to ask permission before connecting to someone's remote computer.
  • Host always runs as a SYSTEM service and starts with Windows by default. You can change this behavior in the startup mode settings.
  • Since Host runs as a system service, you can remotely control UAC prompt messages and perform administrative tasks on the remote computer.
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