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Added on: 2015-07-16
Last update: 2018-04-24
How do you stop remote access to your computer?

How to switch off NoMachine connections 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.

To turn on the server:

- 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'.