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Allow only Windows Vista or later connections

This policy setting enables Remote Assistance invitations to be generated with improved encryption so that only computers running this version (or later versions) of the operating system can connect. This policy setting does not affect Remote Assistance connections that are initiated by instant messaging contacts or the unsolicited Offer Remote Assistance. If you enable this policy setting only computers running this version (or later versions) of the operating system can connect to this computer. If you disable this policy setting computers running this version and a previous version of the operating system can connect to this computer. If you do not configure this policy setting users can configure the setting in System Properties in the Control Panel.


Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> policies -> Microsoft -> Windows NT -> Terminal Services # CreateEncryptedOnlyTickets

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    System -> Remote Assistance

Notes

* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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