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About the Control Panel

    The Control Panel is your launch pad to host-side (local) functionality.

    While this software is mainly about making connections to remote computers running Host software, it also offers so-called "local" services directly from a host. That is, certain features are accessed directly from a computer running the host software. The main local host features are File Sharing and Desktop Sharing.

    What can you do with the Control Panel

    • Disable the 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 subscription used by your computer
    • Check for software updates
    • Customize and control your experience by setting Preferences
    • Use Desktop Sharing...
      • When you are sitting at a computer that is running Pro
      • 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 your computer)
    • 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
      • When you want to be able to revoke the file share
    Article last updated: 27 September, 2022