Problem with VNC, Windows XP Home, and Startup
Fri Nov 22 11:10:00 2002
On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 05:52:43PM -0900, Matthew Mahoney wrote:
> When restarting Windows XP, thier Firewall and Anti-virus software work
> perfectly. However, the VNC server app icon wouldnt appear on the taskbar. I
> Ctrl+alt+deleted and saw that winvnc.exe was running.
I can't speak for XP, but on NT there is a Programs->RealVNC->VNC
Server->Register VNC Server Service which I found made things work
> I found a something called "Administrative Tools" in the control panel, and
> from there went to "Services" where I found the VNC server program. Services
> is apperantly Windows XP's list of files/apps to load at startup.
VNC Should be in there flagged as 'Automatic', ie starts at bootup.
> So I tried putting winvnc into the Startup folder.
That would make the /program/ run, but not as a 'service'. See what
you get if you Register VNC Server as a service while you are logged
in as Administrator, then reboot.
Victor Churchill , Bournemouth, UK
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