Ben, Are you using Fast User Switching or Remote Desktop on the problem computer? That could cause the error that you're seeing, which would go away when you reboot.
Regards, Wez @ RealVNC Ltd. > -----Original Message----- > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Ben > Sent: 26 January 2006 01:57 > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > Subject: "The connection closed unexpectedly" > > Hi all > > I'm having some problems logging into several remote systems. > Each PC is > running Windows XP (home 5.1), and the Windows Firewall has been > configured to accept connections through port 5900 for VNC. The router > has also been set to port forward 5900 to the local IP of the PC. > > In general, I have had very little problems accessing these systems > through VNC over the last six months. However, occasionally > just after a > re-boot, I am given the usual password login interface but > then an error > message pops up without letting me in ("The connection closed > unexpectedly"). This has happened to a number of systems in > the last few > days. > > Logging into the router, I can see that the local IP of the PC hasn't > changed, and the PC is obviously still switched on (otherwise I would > not have received the VNC login interface). A hard boot seems > to fix the > problem, but this is can be difficult to acheive at some locations as > they are located in remote locations. > > I'm not sure why this problem only seems to happen intermittently, but > if anyone has any suggestions I'd be most grateful. Perhaps it's a > startup issue on the PC - but I do find this hard to believe that it'd > happen at such a large number of locations (especially when remaining > systems still work fine). > > Kind regards > > Ben > _______________________________________________ > VNC-List mailing list > VNC-List@realvnc.com > To remove yourself from the list visit: > http://www.realvnc.com/mailman/listinfo/vnc-list _______________________________________________ VNC-List mailing list VNC-List@realvnc.com To remove yourself from the list visit: http://www.realvnc.com/mailman/listinfo/vnc-list