That’s a comment I received from a reader relating to the pernicious “tech support scam” where scammers call you, say they’ve detected problems originating from your computer, and offer to fix it for you — perhaps even for free — if you just give them access to your computer.
Disabling remote access in Windows does not disable this kind of remote access.
I’ll review the setting in Windows and compare it to the types of remote access more commonly used by scammers.
And, of course, I’ll review what you need to do to stay safe. There’s a good chance it’s something you’re doing already.