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VNC slow with DOS based apps

Hi all,

I am running RealVNC to access a Windows 98 SE machine.
While VNC works fine with Windows based applications when it comes to DOS based software it is incredibly slow. I can hit a key and have to wait for a couple of seconds before the system reacts.

I have also tried using ultraVNC and set the options to the lowest possible and the lag still remains.

Any suggestions appreciated??
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wsc80b
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SysExpertCommented:
DOS is tough on VNC apparently.

Did you check the VNC documentation.

There may be settings on the DOS box properties that will make it easier, but I am not sure.

I would do some testing.

I hope this helps !


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wsc80bAuthor Commented:
Hi,

yep i have checked the VNC documentation for realVNC with no luck.

I had a look through the settings but again nothing seemed to make a difference.

Does anyone know of any VNC software that works with DOS based progs running in Windows 98?
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SysExpertCommented:
PCanywhere used to, as well as Laplink.

I hope this helps !
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