JSI Tip 3110. How do I prevent users from turning off RDS in Netmeeting?

If you use the Remote Desktop Sharing (RDS) feature of Netmeeting to troubleshoot user problems and perform remote administration, you don't want your clients turning RDS off.

To gray (disable) their ability to turns off RDS via the Systray icon, use regedt32 to navigate to:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Conferencing\Mcpt

On the Edit menu, Add Value name Nx, as a REG_DWORD data type. Set the data value to 1.

NOTE: Only administrators will be able to disable RDS.


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