New User Question: Using RealVNC
buddycraigg "at" yahoo.com
Thu Mar 24 23:49:01 2005
if you cant get through on her end due to a firewall
or router. open your viewer in "listening" mode.
have her right click on the server icon next to the
clock and choose add new client.
then she types in your IP address
--- mistwingsilvertail-groups "at" yahoo.com wrote:
> Hi there. I am a totally new user og RealVNC and am
> having problems getting started. I was wondering if
> anyone could help me.
> I have just installed the software onto my computer
> (running WinXP) and my sister has also just
> it on her maching (also WinXP). The only setting we
> changed was the password.
> Using www.showmyip.com, my sister got her IP address
> and sent it to me. I started up the Viewer and she
> started up the server. I entered her IP address in
> the 'Server' box and clicked 'OK'. RealVNC tries to
> connect and finally gives up with the message
> to connect to host: Connection timed out (10060)".
> Neither of us has a clue as to what we are doing and
> couldn't figure out what we were doing wrong from
> online documentation.
> I would appreciate any help
> Thank you
> Vega E. Altair
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