The LogMeIn Control Panel is your launch pad to host-side
(local) LogMeIn functionality.
While LogMeIn is mainly about making connections to remote computers
running LogMeIn host software, it also offers so-called "local" services
directly from a host. That is, certain LogMeIn features are accessed directly
from a computer running LogMeIn. The main local host features are File Sharing
and Desktop Sharing.
What can you do with the Control Panel
Disable the LogMeIn
service on the host (so no one will be able to access your computer remotely)
View information about
connections made to your computer
Change the LogMeIn
subscription used by your computer
Check for LogMeIn software
Customize and control your
LogMeIn experience by setting Preferences
Use Desktop Sharing...
When you are sitting at a
computer that is running LogMeIn
When you want someone to see
your desktop (for example, so you can show how to do something)
When you want someone to be
able to control your desktop (for example, to help you solve a problem with
Use File Sharing...
When the file you want to
share is too large for email
When you want to control how
many people will be able to download your file
When you want a file to be
available for a specific period of time
When you want to be able to
see if the file has been downloaded