Wrong colour depth on Windows viewer

Seak, Teng-Fong tfseak "at" futurmaster.com
Mon Apr 5 10:59:00 2004


	Read the last paragraph here in the doc :
http://www.realvnc.com/winvncviewer.html#1

	That might explain your "problem".

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Andrew Tate [mailto:a.tate "at" surrey.ac.uk]
> Envoyi : mercredi 31 mars 2004 21:28
> @ : vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Objet : Wrong colour depth on Windows viewer
> 
> Just downloaded and installed RealVNC 3.3.7 on two elderly Windows98se machines.
> Now they are both set to have 1024x768x16 desktop but when I view one from the other I
> only get 8bit graphics.
> 
> Connection Info gives:
> Desktop 1024x768x16
> Using depth 8
> 
> same software installed on other machines gives a 16 depth and works fine.  I previously
> was using TightVNC and have left that installed.  Would there be any registry settings I
> should change?  I can only find a command line option to use 8-bit and not to force 16-bit
> and I have checked that the shortcut does not have this 8-bit option and even run directly
> from ProgramFiles using WindowsExplorer.
> 
> Any help welcomed...
> 
> Oh yes just tried using my old TightVNC viewer onto RealVNC server with same machines
> and it goes 16bit depth... strange??
> 
> Andy..
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