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James ''Wez'' Weatherall jnw22 "at" cam.ac.uk
Tue, 07 Nov 2000 09:42:35 +0000


Under Win95, Ctrl-Alt-Del should *never* do anything - the Win95 Task
Manager actually stops scheduling processes while displayed, which means
that VNC connections would lock up when it was displayed.

James "Wez" Weatherall
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Glenn Mabbutt" <gmabbutt "at" quartetservice.com>
To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Monday, November 06, 2000 9:23 PM
Subject: RE: your mail


> Interesting.  I've just been playing with the "Send cntrl-alt-del" option
in
> the system menu, and it displays some odd behaviour:  I sent it once
> (machine running WinVNC server is a Win95 box), system processes box
(don't
> remember proper name) displayed on remote machine (as it should), but
mouse
> locked up and I couldn't see the processes box on my local machine.  I
> rebooted the remote machine manually, activated vncviewer, logged in,
tried
> sending cntrl-alt-del again via the menu, this time it didn't do anything
at
> all.  Now I can select that option as many times as I want, still doesn't
do
> anything.  Hmmm......
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