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Enabling Remote Assistance via Default Domain Policy

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Hello,

I have a domain setup with about 35 WinXP clients attached. We're going to start using Remote Assist to cut down on some of the leg work. I am assuming that for unsolicited Remote Assistance offers to be shown on the novice's PC, "Remote Desktop - Allow users to connect remotely to this computer" must be turned on?

If so, is there a way to do this in the default domain policy (to save me having to walk around all 35 PCs)?

Many thanks.

Mav.
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Open AD Users and Comps
Right-Click Domain
Click Properties
Click Group Policy Tab
Highlight Default Domain Policy
Click Edit
Drill Down Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\Remote Assistance
Double Click Solicited Remote Assistance
Click Enabled
Click Next Policy
Click Enabled
Click Show to show helpers
Add Users that you want to allow to connect (domain\user)
Click OK
Click OK
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Many thanks.
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