Send Ctrl+Esc to remote computer : really no one knows how ?

Stéfane Bridy stefane.bridy "at" bigfoot.com
Wed, 05 Sep 2001 23:02:08 +0000


Hello

I asked yesterday how to send Ctrl+Esc to bring up the start menu
on a remote machine, but none of the suggestions work ...   Does
anyone know ?

Best thanx for your help

    Stifane from Stitzerland


> Well, I tried out your hints ...
>
> "shift ctrl+alt+del" works, but it isn't vital as "send
> ctrl+alt+del" exists in menu
>
> "shift ctrl esc" seems to capture on NT 4, as it brings up NT
> Task Manager on the local machine
>
> "shift alt tab" seems to capture also, as it does on the local
> machine quite the same as "alt tab", but in the reverse
> sequence
> of programs
>
> I think I have the most recent versions of Viewer and
> "shower",
> for I downloaded vnc-3.3.3r9_x86_win32.zip today. When I have
> both listening deamons running, in the about box, I have :
>
> viewer version  3.3.3 R3  ( is it normal it isn't R9 ? )
> and
> WinVNC version 3.3.3 R9
>
> I hope I don't have to code something on my computer, for I
> know
> how to use Word, Acces, ... Visual Basic, but this ...  I
> dunno
> yet.
>
> So, doctor, why does it work on your machine and not on mine ?
>
> Is it my NT ?
>
> I'm looking forward to reading you.
>
>     Stifane from Switzerland
>
> P.S. Is this VNC working different on every machine ?! Did you
> read the guy who said "ctrl+down, esc, ctrl+up" works for him
> ?
> It doesn't for me ...
>
>
>  --- Eric Gisse <jowr "at" sdf.lonestar.org> escribis:
> > what you do is add shift to any key sequence that windows
> > captures
> >
> > shift control alt del
> > shift alt tab
> > shift control escape
> >
> > control C/V/P doesnt need shift because windows doesnt
> capture
> > it
> >
> > hope this helps
> >
> > At 03:21 PM 9/4/2001 +0200, you wrote:
> > >Hi All,
> > >
> > >when I am connecting to other windows PC that has Start
> > Console that is set to
> > >"Auto Hide", it is very often hard to put the mouse in the
> > right position so
> > >it becomes visible again. Normaly in any sort of windows I
> > use CTRL + ESC if I
> > >want to access the Start Menu and Console quickly, but in
> VNC
> > it brings my
> > >computer's Start Menu.
> > >
> > >Is there a way around this?
> > >
> > >Thanx in advance,
> > >
> > >                                Zoran
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