remote desktop open multiple times in nested windows
Alex K. Angelopoulos
aka "at" mvps.org
Sun Aug 22 13:13:00 2004
If it's any comfort, speaking from occasional embarrassing experiences, VNC
eats resources more slowly than pcAnywhere in this situation... :)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Casper Bergenhammer" <casper+freebsd "at" sophistic.dk>
To: "James Weatherall" <jnw "at" realvnc.com>; <vnc-list "at" realvnc.com>
Sent: 2004 August 21 11:27
Subject: Re: remote desktop open multiple times in nested windows
> Thanks Wez, the VNC viewer brought the system to a halt, ate up
> all system resources in an evil loop, so it was last resort.
> :) Casper
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "James Weatherall" <jnw "at" realvnc.com>
> To: "'Casper Bergenhammer'" <casper+freebsd "at" sophistic.dk>;
> <vnc-list "at" realvnc.com>
> Sent: Saturday, August 21, 2004 4:17 PM
> Subject: RE: remote desktop open multiple times in nested windows
>> You're viewing the desktop of the computer in a window that is on that
>> desktop - that's why you see the cascading mirrors effect.
>> Why do you reboot the computer? Why not just close the VNC Viewer
>> Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
>> > weird problem here..
>> > system:
>> > win2k pro
>> > Installation:
>> > realvnc4 server+view package.
>> > server an viewer installed on the same machine
>> > default configuration
>> > problem description
>> > when I connect to the localhost vnc server the viewer
>> > opens the desktop, but within that vnc viewer desktop
>> > a new instance is opened, and within that a new instance
>> > and so it continues until the system is brought to a halt
>> > and all I can do is reboot the hard way.
>> > Anyone with an idea?
>> > If more information is needed, let me know.
>> > thanks.
>> > Casper
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