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Thread: PLease help re: VNC

  1. #1
    Default PLease help re: VNC
    Evening all.

    Looking for a bit of help on the VNC app.

    I have downloaded tightVNC for vista windows and lightVNC for iphone 3g.

    on pc:

    have allowed tight vnc by the firewall and also went to the add port bit and allowed the port light vnc uses (5900 i think it was)

    gave the vnc a password.

    on iphone:

    downloaded app
    set up the 192.xxx.x.x (does this seem a bit short?)
    gave it same password

    restarted pc


    now when i open the vnc on iphone (using 3g) and connect, i get

    VNC negotiating

    then "host has closed connection"

    then thats it

    any clues on what im doing wrong would be much appreciated,

    thanks

  2. #2
    you didnt mention it, but is tight vnc open on vista, cuz that has to be open for this to work, and i believe you need to be on wifi on the iphone. while ive gotten it to work over edge, test using first to configure the settings
    edit: forgot to mention that I was using vnsea and touchpadpro
    Last edited by avnyc11; 07-19-2008 at 01:50 PM.

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    jesuswalks (07-19-2008)

  4. #3
    Hi
    I had the same problem. I realised I had the "VNC Server Port" set to 5800 when it should be 5900.
    Once I changed this, i connected straight away.

    hth

    I am connecting to a windows XP machine, interestingly the viewer on my iphone works faster than the viewer i have on a Vista machine!!!

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    jesuswalks (07-19-2008)

  6. #4
    the IP address looks wrong. go do a search for your IP address

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    jesuswalks (07-19-2008)

  8. #5
    you can also use the computer name if you dont know the ip address.
    Or go to start/windows button/ctrl+esc, type "run" followed by enter
    then in the "run" window type "cmd" followed by enter
    then tpye "ipconfig /all" followed by enter
    and look for either "host name" and use whatever it says or the
    IP address

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    jesuswalks (07-19-2008)

  10. #6
    thanks guys, i left it for about 15 mins then re-entered the ip again and it worked straight away. bizarre

    just another quickie.

    I was planning on using the webcam as a sort of cheap cctv for the home that i could check on using the iphone. unfortunately the video doesnt stream on the iphone and is only a snapshot of what the camera can see. i can go to refresh and it refresh's that way but again its another still.

    I expect this is normal, but anyone got it streaming yet

    thanks again for helping the noob

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