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tightvnc need help

by neljay / October 26, 2006 12:50 PM PDT

just installed tightvnc, and i can connect to my server computer and see deskttop, but can't control it. running windows xp, any suggestions?

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Connection options
by sheilakmcd / October 26, 2006 7:58 PM PDT
In reply to: tightvnc need help

Which viewer are you using? Not the Listen Mode one is it?

Under connection options on viewer, make sure there is no check mark in View only (inputs ignored)

In the Server properties make sure there is no check mark in Disable remote keyboard and pointer.

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no luck
by neljay / October 27, 2006 1:03 PM PDT
In reply to: Connection options

no luck with suggestions using tightvnc 1.29, need to get this working. in for the long haul. thanks

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more info
by sheilakmcd / October 27, 2006 11:48 PM PDT
In reply to: no luck

Are these computers on you LAN, or what? Describe the set-up. please.

Exactly what happens. You say you can log in and it pulls up the other computer's desktop. Then what? You mouse around but nothing you click on does anything, or the mouse doesn't move, or what?

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tightvnc
by neljay / October 28, 2006 1:41 AM PDT
In reply to: more info

yes computers are on LAN with DSL. yes, can connect to server and see desktop, can move mouse around but cannot control desktop at all. all settings look right. as i said i am using tight vnc, should i try a different version of vnc? thanks

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Or reboot.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 28, 2006 1:49 AM PDT
In reply to: tightvnc

After the changes, did you reboot?

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