Discussion: Ctrl+Alt+Del from remote and hiding VNC
Tue Sep 16 19:20:01 2003
Seak, Teng-Fong said:
> So it seems that RealVNC > Run VNC Server is just a sort of "superficial"
> server", as mentioned in the FAQ Q31.
No, it is in "App Mode". Notice it says Run VNC *Server* not *service*.
> Maybe in next version, you could
> add some code to start the real service in NT systems when people run
> "Run VNC Server".
It is already in the 4 beta, part of the menu seperation of "App" and
> From the above experience, by chance I discovered that manually start VNC
> service won't show the system-tray icon (well, forgive my ignorance if
> you know this already :) ). With some Windows Script, I'm pretty sure
> it's possible to do some trick to hide this icon. Actually, since this
> icon appears only when someone's logged on, we can _restart_ the VNC
> Server service as soon as he logs on. At least, I've tried this manually
> and it works!
I thought this was fixed in later versions. The behavior you are seeing
is the fact that the "Service-helper" app isn't running. This also has
implications for some user-level things (wallpaper comes to mind). I know
v4 beta correctly runs the service-helper no matter how you start the VNC