Windows 2000 Pro, unstable and really slow connection.

Angus Macleod afmacleod "at" mediaone.net
Sat, 16 Jun 2001 20:51:48 +0000


I have no problem connecting over a LAN from VNC viewer (3.3.3r9) on my
Win98 laptop to a Win2k Pro machine running VNC server (also 3.3.3r9) - the
mouse cursor follows the "dot" faithfully and instantly unless I am running
something that updates a large chunk of the screen. My Win2k machine is a
Pentium II 400 MHz, 256MB ram, STB Velocity 128 graphics adapter, 1024x768
resolution at 16bit color.

I would suggest that your machine is a bit underpowered for Win2k -
especially it would benefit from more memory.

Angus.

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From: "geocad" <geocad "at" qualitynet.net>
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Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2001 12:13 PM
Subject: Windows 2000 Pro, unstable and really slow connection.


> Hi,
>
> I'm was using VNC for a couple of months on Windows 98 machines, and was
> very happy... till I got a new Windows 2000 Professional box.
> When I try to connect to the Win2k from a Win 98, the connection looks
very
> very slow, with long latencies (I'm on 100 MBit Lan). For example, I move
> the mouse and it will move in 5 seconds on the server, or .. it won't move
> at all! It looks like the refresh rate is once every few seconds.
> I tried different refresh settings - no difference. I used to get almost
> perfect refreshing between two win 98 machines with about 20-30 KB/s
> constant traffic.
> Now, I get bursts of 50-60 kb traffic every lets say 10 seconds..
> Often, after beeing connected for some time it looks like the server it's
> not responding, ... it just quit 'itself'.
>
> My config on Win2k is:
> Pentum 200 MMX, 64 Ram,
> Diamond Multimedia Stealth II S220 (Graphics) running 800/600 in 16bit
> I'm using the same Lan cards on all computers : CNet Pro 200B (100Mbit).
>
> Could this be due to Windows 2000 network configuration ????? (slow
> response ?)hmmm
>
> Did anyone have this problem ? Or is it just me ???
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