WinVNC-Problem??

Carlos Alfaro carlosalfaro "at" yahoo.com
Fri, 03 Aug 2001 13:23:24 +0000


I replies earlier to a similar message and you are
right.  It is a "workaround" I found as well.  Holding
down the shift key they ctrl-alt-del


--- BSD Chapman <mail "at" benchapman.co.uk> wrote:
> RE: WinVNC-Problem??You're quite wrong here.
> You can't send ctrl-alt-del keystrokes directly to
> any windows machine, but
> software running on the machine can emulate it.
> And the VNC server does.
> 
> Simply use 'Shift' at the same time [ie
> shift-ctrl-alt-del]
> 
> This is ignored by the local machine, and
> intercepted by the VNC server.
> 
> Why the cursors are repeated I don't know - try
> selecting a different polling
> method.
> 
> 
> Ben Chapman
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: Greg Beveridge
>   To: 'vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com'
>   Sent: Wednesday, August 01, 2001 5:16 PM
>   Subject: RE: WinVNC-Problem??
> 
> 
>   I think it is impossible to 'send' ctrl-alt-del to
> a Windows 2000 machine.
>   It is classed as a hardware event for security.
> (stops script being able to
>   compromise security)
> 
>   I tried it here and get the same thing.
>   hth
> 
>   Greg
> 
>   -----Original Message-----
>   From: Gruber, Wolfgang
> [mailto:Wolfgang.Gruber "at" softwareag.com]
>   Sent: 01 August 2001 13:06
>   To: 'vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com'
>   Subject: WinVNC-Problem??
> 
> 
> 
>   Scenario:
>   I a running WinVNC 3.3.3 R2 on a Windows 2000
> machine. The machine is set in
> 
>   standby mode, configured for Wakeup on LAN. When
> i'm running the VNC viewer
>   to connect to the PC from home, the connection can
> be established.
> 
>   But when sending ctrl-alt-del to get the logon
> screen, nothing happens. When
> 
>   moving the mouse, several mouse cursors are
> displayed on the screen.
> 
>   Question:
>   What is happening here? Why can i not get control
> and work with the PC? Any
>   answers are welcome.
> 
>   Regards
>     Wolfgang Gruber
>  
>
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