How To Activate Windows Remote Assistance Windows XP?

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I downloaded and installed Windows Remote Assistance on my laptop which has the operating system Windows 7. How to activate Windows Remote Assistance Windows XP?

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How To Activate Windows Remote Assistance Windows XP?


The purpose of Windows Remote Assistance is same with all the Windows Operating Systems. It provides the facility of connecting one remote computer to another where a user can resolve the issues on the remote computer from another Microsoft system without touching the remote unit.

To enable the Remote Assistance feature on Windows XP,
• Go to Control panel and select the “system” icon. User can also right-click on “My computers” and select Properties.
• Select the option “Remote.” (By default, the “Allow remote assistance” option is activate).
• Go for “advanced” settings and activate the option “allow this computer to be controlled remotely.” Click on the option OK.
• Go to Start Menu, select Programs and click on “Remote Assistance.” Send an invitation for the connection.
• Select on “Invite someone to help you” option. Make the needed settings and after finishing, select the option “save invitation as a file (advanced).”
• Under “Remote Assistance- save Invitation,” write a desirable name and set the invitation to expire. Click on the option “continue.”
• Create a password and click on the option “Save Invitation.” Save the “RAInvitation” file in the desired location and create a folder name for the file.
• Now go to the location where RAinvitation file exists and right-click on the folder to click on “Sharing and Security” option.
• Under sharing, select the option “Share this folder.”
• Select the option “Permissions” and under “share permissions,” the “Group or usernames” set the option “Everyone.” (Make the required settings of Full control, Charge and Read).
• Click on the Option “Apply” and then select option “Okay.”
• Now in the “Help and Support Center” window, check for the details of the remote connections.

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