Windows 2000 and VNC at initial boot saying doesn't have apassword...

Raye Raskin rayer "at" lucent.com
Wed, 08 Nov 2000 22:52:35 +0000


This should be put in flashing text on the VNC home page.  You need
to set the default password in VNC.

Raye.

> 
> We are moving to windows 2000 and are starting roll out next week.  We've
> used vnc with NT 4.0 without any problems but now have one.
> 
> Installed vnc on a 2000 server, did the registry, then installed the
> winvnc service, then run the winvnc app mode and when prompted for
> password we've defined one.
> 
> Logout/login no problems...
> 
> Re-boot the system and try and connect without first logging into the
> system and we get a prompt that there is no password defined yet?  but if
> I go and physicaly login to the system then from that point on it works
> fine.
> 
> It looks like the program is attempting to read a part of the system
> registry that doesn't exist when it's run until a user has logged in.
> 
> Any ideas, patches, etc...
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