DOS command window problem for Windows 2000
Thu Nov 20 10:24:00 2003
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> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Crewdson, Dave [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> I have tried the DOS window with both machines on the same
> network, and also with my laptop at home via VPN, and the DOS
> window is flaky with both interfaces.
> Otherwise, all desktop remote functions are working fine through VNC.
> Memory and speed on both machines is fine.
> I have not tried lowering my colors to 256 and it does not
> seem to like me doing that remotely;
I could change color depth to all my VNC client machines without any problem. Strange that you can't do so.
> I will have to wait
> until I am back in the office. I doubt that will help any.
How can you judge an efficiency without even trying it before?
> DOS commands are executed but the echo of my commands is very
> Yes we have a firewall. Others in the office do not have
> this problem, so
> it's not our network. I need to have someone else try
> VPC'ing to my server.
Do you mean when others're using THEIR computers to connect to YOUR (VNC server resided) computer, they don't have the problem? Or do you mean when they're using SOME computers to connect to THEIR (VNC server resided) computers and there's no problem?
> My server is W2k and my laptop is xp. I have tried both VNC
> 3.3.6 and 3.3.7 and neither work for my DOS window.
OTOH, you said that behaviours of DOS windows are different according to the way they're called, right? One is by shortcut icon, the other is by Run > cmd.
Have you compared their properties? DOS window called by shortcut contains some properties configured in the shortcut. Check this.
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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf > Of Seak,
> Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2003 7:07 AM
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> Subject: RE : RE : DOS command window problem for Windows 2000
> You haven't mentioned if both server and client machine
> are connected in ethernet or just dial-up connection (through
> Internet) or what. And also the machines themselves? Are
> they fast enough, like at least 500MHz?
> Since VNC just reproduced what is drawn, and as Dos
> cursor is changing all the time, maybe the connection or CPU
> frequency is the cause?
> Also, what's your screen's resolution and depth? Have
> you tried to reduced its depth to 256 colors (and wall paper)?