Killing the server on Windows 98

James ''Wez'' Weatherall jnw "at"
Tue, 05 Jun 2001 23:35:55 +0000

On Tue, 5 Jun 2001, Scott Dunn wrote:

> I've done two installs on Windows 98 and I've noticed that on both 
> ocassions, server icon does not show up on the system tray.  So I try to 
> find the application by pressing CTRL-ALT-DEL, but there's no obvious 
> sign of the application.
> The install was done by running the setup program and then installing 
> the default registry settings.  Then I run VNC as an app.  At this 
> point, I would expect a new icon to appear in the system tray (works in 
> win2k, but not win98).
> Questions:
> 1.    How can I make the icon appear on the system tray?
> 2.    If there is no system tray, how do I kill the server so that 
> people cannot attempt to access the computer?

You will not get an icon under Win9x unless you have logged in with a
username (i.e. not just the normal login-as-nobody login).  This usually
requires you to set Win9x to support separate user profiles, at least.


James "Wez" Weatherall
Laboratory for Communications Engineering, Cambridge - Tel : 766513
AT&T Labs Cambridge, UK                              - Tel : 343000
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