How to Change the Advanced Interface Settings
This procedure must be executed on the client.
Note: This functionality is not available on Linux.
- On Windows, click . On a Mac, click .
- On the Settings tab, click the Advanced settings link at the bottom of the page to view the advanced settings and select from the following options. You can find these options in the Interface Settings section.
Option Description Show splash screen on startup Choose this option to display the Hamachi logo when Hamachi is started.
Show main window in the taskbar Choose this option to display the main Hamachi window on the taskbar.
Show peer windows in the taskbar Choose this option to display the Peer Properties window on the taskbar once you right-click on a peer and click Details.
Show chat windows in the taskbar Choose this option to display the chat windows on the taskbar.
Confirm evicting a network member Choose this option to ask for confirmation if you evict a peer from an unattached network. This option is only available for clients running in full mode. Warn when approaching network limit Choose this option to display a message when you can only add two or less members to your network. For example, if you have a standard Hamachi subscription, this message appears when your network has 30 or 31 members. Warn when network limit exceeded Choose this option to display a message when you reach the member limit of your network. Hide offline network members Choose this option to hide network members if they go offline. Peer label format Select the format of peers' names as they appear on the client. If you select custom, you must define it in the Custom format field. This option is only available for clients running in full mode. To see which custom variables are available, see List of Custom Variables. Peer double-click action Select the action that is performed if you double-click on a peer's name. This option is only available for clients running in full mode. Show Quick IM in peer's menu (Windows only) Choose this option to display the Send Quick IM option if you right-click on a peer. Show custom command in peer's menu Choose this option to add a custom command to a peer's menu. The command is displayed as defined in the Label field and issues the command that the Command field contains. For example, you can define remote desktop as a custom command by entering mstsc /v:$VIP4 (connecting via IPv4) or mstsc /v:$VIP6 (connecting via IPv6) in the Command field and name it in the Label field as Remote Desktop. Once you right-click in a peer, you can choose the Remote Desktop option to establish a remote session with the selected peer. This option is only available for clients running in full mode. For the full list of custom variables and how to use them, see List of Custom Variables.
- Click OK or Apply to save your settings.
Article last updated: 3 October, 2022