VNC Screen Refresh Speeds

barnowl@uronramp.net barnowl "at" uronramp.net
Sat, 12 Jan 2002 17:10:52 +0000


Have you tried setting the winvnc server to poll full screen. Also the ipaq may not have the horse power to be real fast. as I believe you have to do both a colordepth and geometry change goin to the ipaq


On Fri, 11 Jan 2002 16:10:35 +0000
Chris Teeder <cteeder "at" souris.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> I have been trying to connect to a Windows 2000 desktop computer from a
> Compaq iPaq pocket PC using WinVNC via an 11Mbps wireless network
> connection.
> 
> The connection itself seems to work but I have a problem with the screen
> refresh speed on the pocket PC. For example, when I remotely access a
> drop-down menu on the host machine it takes about 5 seconds for the
> pocket PC to update its display.
> 
> I have tried experimenting with all of the various settings on both the
> VNC server and viewer including making changes to the VNC server
> registry settings and screen colour and pixel resolutions. Nothing I try
> seems to bring the screen refresh speed up to an acceptable rate for the
> application I wish to use it for.
> 
> Does anybody know if there is anything else I could try which may give a
> significant increase to the refresh rate?
> 
> Is it possible to set the WinVNC server up so that it continually
> transmits a full screen refresh?
> 
> Are there any WinVNC server routines which interface directly into the
> screen drivers of the Windows operating system?
> Chris Teeder
> 
> 
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