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    What does everyone use for VNC`ing into Windows 7 machines?

    We have been using UltraVNC with XP for years and its been perfect. I wouldnt say the same for windows 7. It regularly freezes and crashes when connecting or while connected, it crashes out whenever you log off or switch users.
    It also sometimes LAGGGSS really badly meaning you have to disconnect or click the refresh button to see what your doing

    Has anyone got a better solution to VNC into windows 7 ?

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    TightVNC Is what i use - same experience with Ultra on desktop machines.

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    Use to have TightVNC here with no problems, so I 2nd glennda.

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    Shrew soft vnc

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    Quote Originally Posted by ihaveaproblem View Post
    Use to have TightVNC here with no problems, so I 2nd glennda.
    Great thanks, I read glendas post as she has the same problem with tightvnc! !
    Will try in the morning.

    MSI? ?

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    UltraVNC. Never had a problem with it with W7 machines.

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    Quote Originally Posted by burgemaster View Post
    Great thanks, I read glendas post as she has the same problem with tightvnc! !
    Will try in the morning.

    MSI? ?
    I created mine using Win installer LE (on XP) as to create custom passwords etc

    PS> I'm a he lol

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    Another for Tight, I have written a post on deploying it - How To Guide: Deploy VNC via Group Policy

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    We use remote tools which is built into SCCM.

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    Skeep VNC Console (Skeep VNC Console) on the DC to role out pre-configured VNC Clients to the machine so I can use Tight / Ultra VNC Viewer to remote straight in.

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    UltraVNC is on every machine as a backup to impero.

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    I use UltraVNC, works fine with XP and 7 clients.

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    We cant put VNC out because of the lack of privacy it causes for staff using the machines (they don't want us Technicians spying on them!). They don't like the fact that we could just view a screen without their knowledge. :/

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    Been a while since ive played with VNC.
    I ran the viewer and it looks like I need to know the name of the machine I want to connect to, is there a management console that will show me all the machines on the network that have it installed?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sister_annex View Post
    We cant put VNC out because of the lack of privacy it causes for staff using the machines (they don't want us Technicians spying on them!). They don't like the fact that we could just view a screen without their knowledge. :/
    This is why I configured VNC to require the user to accept the connection.

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