By IamKaren ยท 4 replies
Nov 9, 2005
  1. Hello. My brother in law set up my new computer a couple weeks ago. He said something about networking my computer with his, but assured me he wouldn't log on unless I gave permission. I now know that he has logged on at least twice without my persmission. I noticed WinVNC installed and deleted it. Will this stop him or do I need to do more? I know he is well meaning, but I feel my privacy has been invaded.
  2. Samstoned

    Samstoned TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,018

    what OS are you running?
  3. IamKaren

    IamKaren TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Windows XP home edition
  4. patio

    patio TS Guru Posts: 482

    How did he network to your machine ? ?
    Hardwired or wireless ?
    If hardwired just unplug the CAT cable from the NIC.

    patio. :cool:
  5. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    If he is well-meaning then looking over the users (and deleting the unneeded ones) on your computer and getting rid of VNC should be enough. Change your and administrator password.

    If he is not so well-meaning then the only reliable way to secure your computer would be a complete reinstall of Windows.
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