Viewer not updating the display
adnan938 "at" yahoo.com
Tue Nov 15 04:05:01 2005
My laptop runs vnc viewer ver 4.1.1
My desktop runs vnc server ver 4.1.1
Laptop = Compaq Presario R3430US
hardwire ethernet to Linksys router
Desktop = Dell Dimension 9100
Pentium D (dual core)
hardwire to Linksys wireless bridge
which connects to Linksys router
Router = Linksys WRT54GS v2.2 with DD-WRT firmware.
Desktop server's Capture method:
Use hooks to track changes + Poll console
Capture alpha-blended windows
Results of some testing which I have done so far:
1. hardwired desktop directly to the router (bypassed
the wireless bridge).
Result was positive! Worked great with 4.1.1
2. re-connected the wireless bridge.
Result was negative. Same problem again.
3. Uninstalled vnc 4.1.1 from the laptop and installed
vnc 3.3.7, keeping the wireless bridge on the
Result was positive! The 3.3.7 viewer worked
flawlessly with the 4.1.1 server.
Further description of the problem:
Initially, the desktop shows up and I can move the
mouse around no problem. A few seconds after
selecting one of the desktop icons, the viewer stops
updating, but the mouse events still reach the server.
10 or 15 seconds later, the viewer shows this
read: Connection reset by peer (10054)
Do you wish to attempt to reconnect to 192.168.1.101?
--- James Weatherall <jnw "at" realvnc.com> wrote:
> What sorts of application are you having problems
> getting updates from?
> What kind of network is there between server and
> Which Capture Method does your VNC Server have
> Is your server a 32-bit or 64-bit system?
> Wez @ RealVNC Ltd.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com
> > [mailto:vnc-list-admin "at" realvnc.com] On Behalf Of
> Adnan Khan
> > Sent: 14 November 2005 14:14
> > To: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> > Subject: Viewer not updating the display
> > Having problems with VNC 4.1.1 viewer (WinXP).
> > The viewer is not updating the display. When I
> > the mouse around, the vnc client display is
> > but when I look over at the server's screen I can
> > the mouse mouse pointer moving around and windows
> > popping up, etc. Anyone got the same problem???
> > I'm running WinXP on both client and server.
> > had this problem with VNC 3.3.7.
> > Thanks,
> > Adnan Khan
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