Connection Timing Out
geoff "at" 3lanes.freeserve.co.uk
Fri Apr 1 18:41:02 2005
I'm currently running a small home network behind an ADSL router with WiFi (WEP
enabled) serving two laptops, both with XPHome.
Having used VNC successfully before I downloaded the latest free version and installed
on both laptops.
I could not get a successful connection, I checked the various configuration settings and
all appeared OK. I was a little unsure of the 'access' settings trying various local
addresses but settling for 0.0.0.0/0.0.0.0 but still no luck.
Strangely I installed TightVNC and it worked first time.
I would prefer to use RealVNC as the 'access' settings appear to offer a wee bit extra
Having said that it is only intended to be used on a local network or via a VPN
I have disabled 'fast user switching' on XP as I read somewhere this is a common
Any pointers would be appreciated.
Welwyn Hatfield Computer Club