Help Desk Essentials

2-in-1 combination of IT help desk and remote support software

  • Simplify IT Service Management: The integration of Web Help Desk™ and DameWare® Remote Support enables you to simplify ITSM from ticket request to resolution.
  • Accelerate Support Delivery: Remove the need to manually manage support tickets and start using remote access to address problematic end-user machines and IT systems for faster troubleshooting.
  • Improve Customer Satisfaction: Respond to tickets quickly with remote support capabilities, and track and measure technician performance to continuously improve customer satisfaction.

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Help Desk Essentials Features

  • Anywhere, anytime remote assistance

    Initiate secure over-the-Internet remote connection with computers inside the LAN and over the internet.

  • Built-in remote admin tools

    Offers system tools and TCP utilities to remotely troubleshoot computers without having to launch a full remote control session.

  • Control change management

    Regulate and manage change requests through automated approval workflows and panel voting options.

  • Employ robust reporting and monitoring

    Use built-in reports and dashboards to track ticket status, technician performance, and customer support needs.

  • Fast and secure remote control

    Included within the solution is DameWare™ Mini Remote Control, which offers multi-platform remote access to Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X computers, laptops, and servers from a single admin console.

  • Maintain your asset inventory

    Simplify IT asset management with built-in asset discovery, inventory management, and reporting.

  • Measure customer satisfaction

    Configure automated feedback surveys for end-users upon completion of service request.

  • Simplify Windows administration

    Use remote access to reboot systems, start/stop services and processes, copy/delete files, view and clear event logs, and more.

What Help Desk Essentials Includes

DameWare Remote Support

Collection of sysadmin tools for remote IT administration

  • Reduce time-to-resolution of support tickets with built-in system tools
  • Use built-in remote control to access and troubleshoot multiple remote machines at the same time
  • Remotely manage Windows machines and Active Directory environments

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Web Help Desk

Affordable IT help desk to improve agent productivity and customer satisfaction

  • Centralize and automate help desk ticketing for IT technicians and end-users
  • Simplify IT asset management with built-in asset discovery, tracking, and reporting
  • Promote end-user self-service with a built-in knowledge base

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System Requirements

Hard Drive





Dual Core, 2GHz


Web Help Desk uses an embedded PostgreSQL® database as its standard database. See additional database options.

Operating System

Visit the Success Center for a list of supported operating systems for Web Help Desk and DameWare Remote Support.

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