Use Remote Assistance in Windows 7

October 29th, 2011

Sometimes the best way to fix a problem is to have someone show you how. Windows Remote Assistance is a convenient way for someone you trust, such as a friend or technical support person, to connect to your computer and walk you through a solution—even if that person isn’t nearby. To help ensure that only people you invite can connect to your computer using Windows Remote Assistance, all sessions are encrypted and password protected.

1.Right click Computer then click Properties ,in the left pane click Advanced system settings ,to go to Remote tab to make sure the remote assistance feature is enabled

2.Click Start then type msra in your search box and press Enter to launch Windows Remote Assistance

3.In the Windows Remote Assistance window ,click Invite someone you trust to help you

4.Then you can select a method to use remote assistance.Easy Connect is the best method if both computers are running Windows 7 and are connected to the Internet. Use an invitation file if both computers are not running Windows 7.

5.We use Easy connect as an example in this post,So just click  Use Easy Connect ,then you can tell your help the password

6.In the helper side, select Help someone who has invited you  after launch Remote Assistance ,then select the proper connect method, then the helper could connect to your computer using password or the invitation file.

Note:You also can setup remote desktop in windows 7  to connect to another computer in windows 7

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