console windows work on NT 4.0
James [Wez] Weatherall
jnw "at" orl.co.uk
Tue, 21 Apr 1998 20:14:42 +0000
On Tue, 21 Apr 1998, Marty Leisner wrote:
> Well I just tried NT 4.0...
> I can type into console windows without a problem...
Yes. WinVNC can't send text to MS-DOS applications. The Windows NT
cmd.exe command-prompt is not an MS-DOS application, so it works, while
the command.com prompt under Windows NT won't. The Windows 95 prompt is
always a DOS prompt, so it won't work.
We're trying to fix this. :)
James "Wez" Weatherall
Olivetti & Oracle Research Laboratory, Cambridge, UK.
Tel : Work - 343000