Search Support

Avoid support scams. We will never ask you to call or text a phone number or share personal information. Please report suspicious activity using the “Report Abuse” option.

Learn More

Information on "Remote Control"

  • 1 reply
  • 3 have this problem
  • 83 views
  • Paskiausią atsakymą parašė TyDraniu

more options

There is a little robot in my search bar, that makes my search bar orange with a lighter orange stripe pattern. When I hover my mouse over the robot it says "this browser is under remote control". I have googled and looked everywhere for more information about this, as I am completely unaware on what it is. Could someone tell me what it is and what it does? I really just want to make sure it isn't a virus, and that I don't need to keep covering my camera anymore.

Thank you so much.

Pridėtos ekrano nuotraukos

All Replies (1)

more options

Hi,

When the browser is being controlled from out-of-process, e.g. when Marionette or the remote debugging protocol is used, we add a visual hint to the browser UI to indicate to the user that the browser session is under remote control.