Can you use Remote Assistance in safe mode?

Using Remote Assistance to remove some spyware, and I would like to run the programs in safe mode.  If I have access to the pc remotely and want to reboot into safe mode for scanning, what happens?  Can I use RA in safe mode?  How?
lloydr1lAsked:
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bwalker1Commented:
You *might* be able to get it to work using safe mode with networking, but even then you are going to have to have someone select that boot option from the remote sight.  I have never tried it, but somehow I doubt it would work - let us know what happens.
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bigjimbo813Commented:
No it will not work.
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JimsZCommented:
You may be able to have someone use VNC if started remotely
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simonlimbCommented:
To perform spyware removal in safe mode you should do it locally.  However, get the end-user to boot into Safe Mode With Networking, then get them to send the RA request and it should work.  I have done this with a M$ engineer whilst working on a W2k3 Server and I'm sure it would work with XP.  
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DolGuldurCommented:
If you can open a normal session on the remote computer just to install VNC then you'd be able to boot in safe mode. Have a look:

http://www.vncscan.com/
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partexCommented:

Tried this a few minutes ago. Had user send me invitation, reboot and login to their system in safe mode with networking support.

Once they were in safe mode, I connected without any problems, the user accepted my connection, and I was able to take control of their system.

Works.


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simonlimbCommented:
I've just tested this with a colleague at another site and it works fine!!
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lloydr1lAuthor Commented:
Yes, it does work!  

Simonlimb gets the points for being first to point this out.  Thanks to all for the input.  This made my day!
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partexCommented:
Actually, I pointed it out about 10 minutes before Simon did but no big deal he can have the points. Glad we can help
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partexCommented:
Oooops! My mistake, Simon did beat me on that one. Good job Simon... sorry for missing your earlier post. Again, glad we could help answer your question.
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simonlimbCommented:
No worries Partex ;-)
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