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#1 Post by guinness » Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:21 pm

V2.00 Beta 2 is available at http://code.google.com/p/chriscontrol/

On TPFC: ChrisControl V1.5
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#2 Post by Napiophelios » Wed Feb 24, 2010 2:22 pm

Your DataBase link redirects to WinLame encoder.

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#3 Post by webfork » Wed Feb 24, 2010 8:04 pm

I'm assuming this is the link he meant to post
http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=585

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#4 Post by guinness » Thu Feb 25, 2010 3:28 pm

Updated first post.
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#5 Post by webfork » Sun Jun 27, 2010 7:12 am

I know this is an old topic but I realized the other day I don't have a VNC client on my system.

Sadly, the excellent TightVNC has a portable edition, but is payware: http://www.tightvnc.com/portable/

Although I'm still new to testing things for portability, I ran MJ Regwatcher and it appears that Chris Control doesn't create registry entries. Also didn't save anything to the \AppData folder. So far looks good.

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#6 Post by ashghost » Sun Jun 27, 2010 8:41 am

My favorite was mRemote for its incredible feature set, but the developer merged it with a commercial project in late 2008. The last freeware version is available here:

http://www.mremote.org/wiki/Downloads.ashx

I don't know if it's stealth.


UltraVNC offers a free viewer that's a simple standalone executable. It saves settings to the registry, but it has a "Delete Saved Settings" button, and you can still save connections as .vnc files:

http://www.uvnc.com/download/1082/1082viewer.html

I have not tested it for file/folder creation.

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#7 Post by webfork » Sun Jun 27, 2010 12:50 pm

ashghost wrote:My favorite was mRemote for its incredible feature set
Yes, VERY impressive feature set:

* RDP, VNC, ICA, SSH, Telnet, RAW, Rlogin and HTTP/S
* SCP/SFTP transfers!
* GPL'd

... but unfortunately attached to .NET. Great stuff otherwise.

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#8 Post by guinness » Sun Jun 27, 2010 10:58 pm

I have mRemote, but haven't used it yet. I prefer using UltraVNC (it only creates a single Registry Key + Empty folder in %APPDATA%) or if you are looking for a TeamViewer like application for both Free for Commercial and Personal use checkout ChunkVNC (uses UltraVNC.)

Actually ChrisControl uses UltraVNC as the VNC part, but offers a unique feature of closing the Server on the remote machine and deleting what I mentioned before (see above!)
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#9 Post by webfork » Tue Dec 14, 2010 10:42 am

guinness wrote:I prefer using UltraVNC (it only creates a single Registry Key + Empty folder in %APPDATA%) or if you are looking for a TeamViewer like application for both Free for Commercial and Personal use checkout ChunkVNC (uses UltraVNC.)
Chunk VNC test:

This is an incomplete test in WinXP SP2. Its incomplete because I couldn't get a VNC server software to work on the network.

Far from stealth but might still qualify as portable.

Steps:
  • Extract, move files from /viewer/bin to a folder of your choice, delete other files (actual program and settings are only ~1.3 megs.)
  • Run VNCViewer.exe

Creates empty folder in appdata

Writes some minor settings to the registry
  • [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\EventLabels\VNCviewerBell]
    ""="Bell"

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\VNCviewer\VNCviewerBell]
    ""="Bell"

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\VNCviewer\VNCviewerBell\.current]
    ""="ding.wav"

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\AppEvents\Schemes\Apps\VNCviewer\VNCviewerBell\.default]
    ""="ding.wav"

    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ORL\VNCviewer\Settings]
    "sponsor"=dword:00000000
Unfortunately, it also saves the last server attempt to the registry, which is possible a privacy issue:
  • HKCU\Software\ORL\VNCviewer\MRU\A

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#10 Post by guinness » Tue Dec 14, 2010 12:17 pm

Thanks WebFork, when I posted this I was working with the developer on improving ChunkVNC, but development became slow and I moved onto other projects. I had big plans to improve ChunkVNC but I think I made the code a little over complex :)

The Stealth aspect is down to UltraVNC rather than ChunkVNC, this is why I never really considered it to be added to TPFC. But as far as an Open Source Instant Support service for commercial and non-commercial use, its not bad! :D
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#11 Post by guinness » Wed Feb 08, 2012 1:05 pm

ChunkVNC has been updated in the interim but the issues webfork found are still present in the latest version.
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#12 Post by webfork » Wed Feb 08, 2012 2:11 pm

guinness wrote:ChunkVNC has been updated in the interim but the issues webfork found are still present in the latest version.
Well, hopefully if the dev has picked it back up, the registry element will be somewhere on the todolist. Things designated "portable" are getting a lot more common over on Softpedia, so I think the understanding that this will garner you more users has spread.

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#13 Post by guinness » Wed Feb 08, 2012 2:20 pm

Well I would love to do my own version and as people know I love a good challenge, so lets see what is to come!
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