How do I connect with admin rights?

Follow

By default, Splashtop On-Demand Support (SOS) connects to a computer with the privilege of the logged in account on the host computer.  In cases where you may need to have admin privileges to perform certain tasks on the remote computer, SOS allows you to optionally connect as an admin with Windows Administrator rights.

Requires Windows or Mac Business client 3.1.4.0 or newer.  Download the latest version here

Steps

  1. Download and run the latest SOS program from sos.splashtop.com on the host computer
  2. Start an SOS connection from the Business app (purple icon)
  3. Click on the check box "Connect as admin" sos_admin.png
  4. Enter the admin credentials when prompted (Note: Click "More" if you need to enter a domain.)                     Screen_Shot_2017-04-11_at_12.20.49_PM.png
  5. Your customer/end-user needs to click on the UAC prompt, "Yes", to proceed, if they are logged in as a non-admin account.
Have more questions? Submit a request

Comments