Jerome R. Westrick
jerry "at" westrick.com
Mon Mar 22 15:47:31 2004
One thing new on the XP is the internal filrewall...
have you check to make sure the you don't have a
On Mon, 2004-03-22 at 16:08, Blake McSwain wrote:
> I hope some of you can point me in the right direction, I am completely
> stumped. I have used VNC for years and never had a single problem.
> At my clients office they have a Windows ME machine running Real VNC server
> 3.3.7. There is an XP laptop that can connect fine while on the LAN. At
> home, I have a Windows 2000 server that can connect to the LAN through a
> PPTP tunnel and then connect to the Win ME box via VNC with no problems.
> The XP laptop on the same remote LAN, connecting the same way through the
> VPN cannot connect to the Win ME machine. VNC authenticates and then shows
> a black screen that disconnects after a short time.
> I have searched the archives and read some stuff about the MTU setting. I
> have changed it on the Win ME machine to 1400. I even turned off fast user
> switching on the XP machine. I have tried both the VNC Client and the java
> client. The java client appears to load but I never get the initial screen.
> I have tried different viewer versions (ORL 220.127.116.11 REAL 18.104.22.168) and the
> latest tight VNC, all with similar results.
> So, I guess my questions are; Why does 2000 work and XP not? What am I
> missing? How do I go about diagnosing this? Any help will be greatly
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