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

john_pierson@iname.com john_pierson "at" iname.com
Wed, 05 Sep 2001 23:10:07 +0000


the pain in the Butt method is to select CTRL Down from the menu, press Esc
and there you have it (don't forget to select CTRL Up from the menu aftwards
to reset it)

John

-----Original Message-----
From: Stifane Bridy [mailto:stefane.bridy "at" bigfoot.com]
Sent: Wednesday, September 05, 2001 5:00 PM
To: vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com
Subject: Send Ctrl+Esc to remote computer : really no one knows how ?


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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