Bad Review of VNC at CNET

James ''Wez'' Weatherall jnw22 "at" cam.ac.uk
Wed, 19 Sep 2001 16:57:25 +0000


> VNC doesn't work against a Dell PowerEdge 6400 quad-700MHz CPU machine, 2G
> of RAM, with NT Server 4 SP 6a with security hotfixes applied, including
the
> fixes highlighted by PatchWork.
>
> VNC works against an old Pentium II clone, with less memory, no brand
name,
> NT4 SP5.

These machines have significantly different operating system configurations.
Obvious things to check are that you really do have SP6a, not SP6, and that
the PatchWork "fixes" are correctly applied and don't do anything dumb, like
changing permissions on bits of the registry to the wrong values.

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James "Wez" Weatherall
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