Cool Tip of the Day 27: Give Control of a Shared Desktop

can give control of your shared desktop to another user. The
participant in the desktop sharing session must be using a supported
2007 R2 version of Microsoft® Office Communicator Web Access client.

  • In the Conversation window, click the Share control with participants button.

Take control of a shared desktop

  • In the desktop sharing window, click the Take control of the sharing session button.

Stop control of a shared desktop

When you want to stop other participants from controlling your desktop, you can stop control.

  • In the Conversation window, click the Stop sharing control button. 

Stop sharing your desktop

you want to stop other users from viewing your desktop, you can stop
desktop sharing. Stopping desktop sharing does not end a conversation or
audio conference, if audio conferencing is being used.

  • In the Conversation window, click the Stop sharing my desktop button.

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Neeti Gupta
Product Manager, UC Technical Audience Marketing

Published Tuesday, June 02, 2009 4:32 PM

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