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These settings control various aspects of the remote control experience.

Remember: A Plus or Premier subscription is required to use this feature.

General Settings

Fastpath: Configuration > Host Preferences > [Individual Host Preference Package] > Category > Remote Control

Enable Desktop Sharing
Allow the host-side user to invite others to access the host via the Desktop Sharing feature.
Use display accelerator
The display accelerator makes remote control sessions faster and less CPU-intensive. Clear this option to help resolve problems experienced while viewing video or while using DOS-based or graphic-intense applications during remote control (such as display black-out or host computer restart when trying to start remote control).
Disable wallpaper and user interface effects on host computer
Disable the host's desktop wallpaper and all user interface effects during remote control. User interface effects include transition effects (fade, scroll), shadows under menus, and trailing effects while dragging windows.
Automatic clipboard transfer maximum size
Enter the maximum number of kilobytes of data that can be transferred between host and client using clipboard synchronization.
Remember: Sync Clipboard must be activated on the remote control toolbar to copy and paste between host and client during remote control.
Control-Alt-Del hotkey combination
Choose the keyboard shortcut to be used for sending the Ctrl-Alt-Del command to the host during remote control.
Default color quality
Remote Control sessions will start in the selected color quality mode. HD requires the highest network bandwidth. If you are unsure of available bandwidth, select Auto. To allow the host user to set color quality himself, select Host-user defined.

Security

Fastpath: Configuration > Host Preferences > [Individual Host Preference Package] > Category > Remote Control

Disable host keyboard and mouse
Prevent anyone at the host from using the mouse or keyboard during remote control. Only the client user will be able to input data.
Blank the host's monitor
Prevent anyone at the host from seeing your work during remote control. Anyone at the host device will see a blank screen on the physical monitor while the remote session is active.
Note: Once you have enabled this feature and started a remote session, you will be prompted to install a DPMS (Display Power Management Services) driver. Not all monitors, video cards, motherboards, or BIOS support DPMS. Check with your hardware vendor if you experience problems with the DPMS driver.
Lock when connection has been lost
Force the host's operating system to lock when the client disconnects during remote control.
Lock when connection has been timed out
Force the host's operating system to lock when the client times out during remote control.
Always lock the host after remote control
Force the host's operating system to always lock when a remote control session is terminated.
Allow one-click login to desktop
Make it easier to unlock a host when connecting via remote control. LogMeIn will prompt you to send your saved Windows credentials with a single click. Clear this option to force anyone accessing the host to manually authenticate by entering a valid username and password.
Local keyboard & mouse takes precedence over remote
Select this option if you want all keyboard and mouse actions on the client device to be processed before actions on the host. That is, the actions of the person running the remote control session will be processed before the actions of the person sitting at the computer being controlled.
Disable Drag & Drop during Remote Control
Prevent users from dragging and dropping files between host and client.

Visible & Audible Notification

Fastpath: Configuration > Host Preferences > [Individual Host Preference Package] > Category > Remote Control

Beep when the remote control session starts or ends
Set the host to emit a single beep when a remote control session is initiated or ended.
Beep continuously during remote control
Set the host to emit a beeping sound when it is being controlled remotely. Set the interval in the Beep Interval field.
Beep interval
Enter the time period between notification beeps emitted while a host is being controlled remotely.
Flash Keyboard Indicator Lights
Make the host keyboard Number Lock, Caps Lock and Scroll Lock lights flash in sequence while a host is being controlled remotely.

Host Side User's Consent

Fastpath: Configuration > Host Preferences > [Individual Host Preference Package] > Category > Remote Control

Request consent from host side user
Force the host user to permit or deny access when a client user attempts to open a remote control session. Clear this option to allow a client user to initiate a remote control session without asking for permission from the host user.
If user does not respond
Choose Start remote control if you want the remote control session to start even if the host user does not respond within the time set in the Time to wait for user's consent field. Choose Reject request if you want the remote control session to be refused if the host user does not respond otherwise.
Time to wait for user's consent
Enter the amount of time within which the host user must respond to the request for permission to initiate remote control. If this time expires, the setting in the If user does not respond field will be applied.
Request Message
This text will be presented to the host user in the remote control permission dialog box. The string %USER% will be the Computer Name of the host as set at the operating system level, plus the client user's operating system account ID. The account LogMeInRemoteUser will be used on computers that have an empty administrator password.
Remote user has Full Control access rights to the host computer
Select this option to override the setting in the Request consent from host side user field. Users with Full Control or Remote Control "D" permission will not require the host user's permission before initiating remote control. See also "How to Specify User Access Rights" in LogMeIn in the LogMeIn User Guide.
Host side user is not present
Select this option to allow the client user to always be able to start remote control, even when no user is logged on to the host, the host is locked, or the host screen saver is active.

Remote Printing

Fastpath: Configuration > Host Preferences > [Individual Host Preference Package] > Category > Remote Control

Enable remote printing
Allow the client-side user to print from the host to a printer connected to the client.
Force Bitmap Printing
Select this option if material printed using LogMeIn remote printing does not print properly (it is mirrored, has the wrong layout, has meaningless characters and content, etc.). Bitmap printing is slow, but reliable.

Connecting Drives

Fastpath: Configuration > Host Preferences > [Individual Host Preference Package] > Category > Remote Control

Enable connecting drives
Allow the client-side user to connect client-side drives to the host.
Important: To make the actual connection between host and client during the remote control session, click Options > Connect Drives on the Remote Control toolbar.
Preferred drive letter on host for connected client drives
Choose the letter to be used on the host to signify drives connected from the client. If the chosen letter is unavailable, the next free letter will be used.
Allow client-side hard drives to connect to the host
Allow any hard drive on the client to connect to the host.
Allow client-side removable drives to connect to the host
Allow any removable drive connected to the client (such as a pen drive, digital camera, mp3 player, etc.) to be connected to the host.
Allow client-side network drives to connect to the host
Allow any network drive connected to the client to be connected to the host.
Directory format of client-side drives connected to the host
Description first: winxp32(C). Drive letter first: (C)winxp32.
Write-protect connected drives
Prevent client-side users from altering files on the host during remote control. All host files will be read-only to the remote user.

Remote Sound

Fastpath: Configuration > Host Preferences > [Individual Host Preference Package] > Category > Remote Control

Enable remote sound
Allow sounds from the host to be played on the client.
Mute sound on host
Allow sounds from the host to be played on the client, but not on the host itself. This feature allows you to listen to sounds from the host without disturbing anyone who may be present at or near the host.
Encode quality
Select the quality level of the sound to be transferred from the host. High quality is recommended for high-speed connections only.
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