How to Enable or Disable Remote Assistance in Windows 10

Remote Assistance is a feature that is enabled by default in Windows 10, allowing yourself or others to access your PC remotely.

Its primary purpose is letting someone to fix your PC remotely for you.

In this post, you’ll see the steps to disable or enable it on Windows 10. Let’s get started.

How to Enable or Disable Remote Assistance in Windows 10

Method #1

Open Run. In it, type systempropertiesremote. Press the “Enter” key.

You’ll now be in the “Remote” tab of “System Properties.”

Check (to enable) or uncheck (to disable) “Allow Remote Assistance connections to this computer.”

Hit the “OK” button at the bottom.

That’s it.

Method #2 

Open Registry Editor. Take a backup of the Registry before continuing. 

Expand the following keys: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Control. 

Hit “Remote Assistance” key. 

Now, you can see the “fAllowToGetHelp” DWORD in the right pane. 

Double-click it. In the pop-up, provide 0 (to disable) or 1 (to enable) in the “Value data” field. 

Hit “OK” button. 

That’s all.

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