How to install VNC script

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How to install VNC script
VNC is a remote control utility for computers on a network. (remote control image by Mat Hayward from Fotolia.com)

VNC was created by AT&T. It is a software utility that allows for remote control of a computer across a network. The software can be downloaded from realVNC at several price points including a free demo version. For VNC to be useful, it must be installed on multiple computers. Several tools have been created for administrators to remotely Install VNC on computers across the network. Unfortunately, many of these tools are out of date. Thus far, there does not seem to be an MSI that would allow for simple network deployment across a Windows server network.

Skill level:
Moderate

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Download and install the free demo of VNC (see Resources). You will have to complete a registration form to download the software. Once the download is complete, double-click the install file to launch the install wizard then follow the instructions on the screen.

  2. 2

    Download and install Skeep (see Resources). Once the download is complete, double-click the install file to launch the install wizard ,then follow the instructions on the screen.

  3. 3

    Launch the software by clicking "Start," "All Programs," "Skeep VNC," "VNC Console."

  4. 4

    Remotely install VNC. The Skeep VNC Console will display all of the remote computers that your computer can access via the network connection. Administrative rights to the remote computers are required in order to push VNC to those computers. Right-click a computer and select "Push VNC." A dialogue box will pop up with the option to push VNC silently. If you do not want to interrupt the computer with a dialogue box, check the box for silent installation, then click "Push."

  1. 1

    Download and install the free demo of VNC (see Resources). You will have to complete a registration form to download the software. Once the download is complete, double-click the install file to launch the install wizard then follow the instructions on the screen.

  2. 2

    Download PsExec (see Resources).

  3. 3

    Right-click the PsExec file and select "Copy." Click "Start," "My Computer" to launch "Windows Explorer." Double-click the hard drive icon, then the "Windows" folder. Double-click the "System 32" folder, then click "Edit," "Paste."

  4. 4

    Click "Start," "Run," then type "CMD.EXE" and press "Enter." The command prompt will appear.

  5. 5

    Access the remote computer by typing the following command at the command prompt:

    NET USE \<REMOTE PC>\IPC$ /user:administrator

    Replace <REMOTE PC> with the name of the computer that you are trying to access, then press "Enter." The command prompt will request the administrative password. Type the password and press "Enter."

  6. 6

    Copy the contents of the RealVNC directory to the remote computer by typing the following at the command prompt:

    xcopy "C:\Program Files\RealVNC*." "\<REMOTE PC\C$\Program Files\RealVNC*." /r/i/c/h/k/e

    Replace <REMOTE PC> with the name of the remote computer and press "Enter."

  7. 7

    Push the local VNC registry settings to the remote computer by typing:

    regedit /e "\<REMOTE PC>\C$\vncdmp.txt" "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\ORL"

    Replace <REMOTE PC> with the name of the remote computer and press "Enter."

  8. 8

    Import the registry information on the remote computer by typing the following at the command prompt:

    psexec \<REMOTE PC> -s -i -d c:\Windows\regedit /s C:\vncdmp.txt

    Replace <REMOTE PC> with the name of the remote computer and press "Enter."

  9. 9

    Install VNC on the remote computer by typing the following command:

    psexec \<REMOTE PC> -s -i -d "C:\Program Files\RealVNC\WinVNC\winvnc.exe" -install

    Replace <REMOTE PC> with the name of the remote computer and press "Enter."

  10. 10

    Start a remote instance of the VNC server by typing the following command:

    psexec \<REMOTE PC> -s -i -d net start "VNC Server"

    Replace <REMOTE PC> with the name of the remote computer and press "Enter."

  1. 1

    Download and install the free demo of VNC (see Resources). You will have to complete a registration form to download the software. Once the download is complete, double-click the install file to launch the install wizard and follow the instructions on the screen.

  2. 2

    Download Fastpush (see Resources).

  3. 3

    Right-click the zip icon and select "Extract." A dialogue box will pop up requesting a path where Fastpush should be extracted. Select "C:\" and click "Extract."

  4. 4

    Launch the command prompt. Click "Start," "Run," type "CMD.EXE" and press "Enter."

  5. 5

    Configure the VNC password by typing the following line at the command prompt:

    REGDIR \registry\machine\software\realvnc\winvnc4

    The command prompt will ask for a password to use with VNC. Type any password. Write down the password and press "Enter."

  6. 6

    Launch the Fastpush script. At the command prompt, type "fp8a" and press "Enter." Fastpush will give some version information and generate the Fastpush prompt.

  7. 7

    Push VNC to a remote computer. At the command prompt, type "vnc <REMOTE PC>" Replace <REMOTE PC> with the name of the remote computer and press "Enter." The software will be pushed and installed into the remote computer.

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