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Look at the images below:

1. The remote machine is an Xserve
2. It has no monitor connected
3. When I connect to it, the login screen looks perfect
4. But when I log in, the screen gets all messed up
5. Remote Desktop is 3.2.2 on both client and server
6. The client runs Leopard (10.5.6), the server runs Tiger (10.4.11)

It hasn't always been this way, and sometimes it works, but most of the times it doesn't. How do I fix this?

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Question by:SandmanNet
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I would suggest you trash your com.Apple.Remotedesktop preferences

Reconeect to your xServe's Remote Desktop.
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Yeah, I've done that several times. That's not the problem at all, unfortunately. Currently I'm doing it through this workaround I just devised:

http://sandman.net/pages/Reset_Display_With_Applescript

But I would rather have a better solution for it
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