Tight VNC not allowing to log on to 200 pro pc when pc is logged off

When the machine that I'm wanting to log on to with Tight VNC is logged off of Window's it will not accept the password and therefore will not log in.

When Windows is logged in, Tight VNC will log in without a problem.

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Hi DB_Sol,

you need to install VNC as a service - start - program - tightvnc - admin - then there is an install as service option in there

DB_SolAuthor Commented:
I tried that and the VNC service is alredy registered
check the service itself and make sure its set to auto
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DB_SolAuthor Commented:
It is turned to auto
similar probems i had was if windows firewall and application layer gateway is enabled

other than that, reinstall VNC it is buggy at the best of times so this doesnt surprise me

does it fail authentication or does it not connect
did you change passwords on this VNC server.. ever?
sometimes it gets screwed up when it's password is changed.

Also are you using windows authentication?  That might be the issue.
DB_SolAuthor Commented:
It does fail authentication but it does connect. If the pc is logged in then VNC will connect.

Yes, I did change the passwords on the server however I have uninstalled this and then reinstalled and the behavior is the same.

No, I am not using windows authentication

This is the only computer on the network that displays this behavior.
did you set the password in both option areas

vnc - show user settings
administration - show default settings

make sure they are identical in both

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DB_SolAuthor Commented:
Yes, I have done that several times. and it hasn't made a difference
hmm got me stumped then, any problems i have with VNC are resolved with the steps above

what version are you using?
DB_SolAuthor Commented:
Version 1.2.9
exact same version as me - no idea mate everything i have suggested solves my problems
DB_SolAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the help, I'll go back to square one on this.
fair call mate, apologies that i couldnt help
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