VNC alternatives that notify users

websss
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Hi
We want to integrate something like VNC remote assistance
But Ideally, it would notify the users that someone is watching their screen as people are getting a bit freaked out by the idea

Is there an option in VNC or other free software that notifies users they are being remotely watched/controlled?
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Great thanks
So no option in VNC to notify users they are being remote controlled?
Distinguished Expert 2018
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Which VNC are you using? RealVNC will do so by default on the right side (bottom right for Windows, top right for Mac). I forget how notifications from others like TightVNC go these days.
Qlemo"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic Advisor
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Sadly that really depends on the VNC branch used. As said, RealVNC notifies by default, with other VNCs you might have to enable the confirmation option with a default of "Accept" (if available - UltraVNC and TightVNC do both), or similar stuff.

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