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Added on: 2015-07-16
Last update: 2019-02-14
How do you start or stop remote access to your computer?

If access has been turned off to your computer and you want to turn it back on again, follow these steps:

- Open the NoMachine User Interface from your Programs or Applications.

- Click on the 'Settings' icon button to open the Preferences GUI.

- Click on the 'Server status' at the bottom of the panel.

- Click on 'Start the server'.


How to switch off access to the desktop: if you don't want to use the computer where you have installed NoMachine as a server, you can disable access to the desktop by turning off connections. Follow steps here:

- Click on the Monitor (the !M icon) in the system tray to open the menu.

- Click on 'Show the service status'.

- Click on the 'Shutdown the server' button.

- You can select to shutdown the server permanently or re-enable it at reboot.