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Windows 7: Teamviewer scam - beware

24 Dec 2013   #141
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by robinb9 View Post
I have seen this on a clients computer and others i have come across, where the scammer convinces the person to download teamviwer, and walks him thru set up to set it up as not a quick install but a full install.......
You are correct - the TeamViewer can be made to just run or a full install, but ang was also asking about this link:

Teamviewer scam - beware-tv-qs-1.png


Which downloads the QuickSupport version:

Teamviewer scam - beware-tv-qs-2.png

I don't see an option to turn that into a full install and thus a static password. It would be nice if that could be done though.




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24 Dec 2013   #142
robinb9

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 10 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

You can decide to set it up remotely as a quick install or completly install it as a stand alone, it is in the options i believe on the second screen when it begins to install
If it is a quick install, the password keeps changing, if you puck the option which i believe is the second one, it installs as a full install. When it finishes, you go into options, and in security you give it a name and a password and that is the password you use all the time and you also check off the option to start the program when windows starts
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24 Dec 2013   #143
robinb9

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 10 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

I now understand ang said it was set up as a quick remote but i just added it could have been installed as a full setup with a blink of an eye, either way, the password on the computer must be changed for safety reasons
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24 Dec 2013   #144
robinb9

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 10 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by robinb9 View Post
You can decide to set it up remotely as a quick install or completly install it as a stand alone, it is in the options i believe on the second screen when it begins to install
If it is a quick install, the password keeps changing, if you puck the option which i believe is the second one, it installs as a full install. When it finishes, you go into options, and in security you give it a name and a password and that is the password you use all the time and you also check off the option to start the program when windows starts

If he clicked the green download button, that is where it gives you the choice on install which way to go
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24 Dec 2013   #145
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by robinb9 View Post
I now understand ang said it was set up as a quick remote but i just added it could have been installed as a full setup with a blink of an eye, either way, the password on the computer must be changed for safety reasons
Sorry that I was not clearer earlier. We stopped talking about the full version of TeamViewer starting in post #134. Post #135 states that the QuickSupport app cannot have a permanent password. As far as I know, this is still true. But let me know if you ever hear of a way to change that. I would rather use the lightweight QuickSupport app for unattended remote control access.
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25 Dec 2013   #146
robinb9

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 10 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by robinb9 View Post
I now understand ang said it was set up as a quick remote but i just added it could have been installed as a full setup with a blink of an eye, either way, the password on the computer must be changed for safety reasons
Sorry that I was not clearer earlier. We stopped talking about the full version of TeamViewer starting in post #134. Post #135 states that the QuickSupport app cannot have a permanent password. As far as I know, this is still true. But let me know if you ever hear of a way to change that. I would rather use the lightweight QuickSupport app for unattended remote control access.
Not a problem, and if i do find a way to change it, you will be the first to know
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