UltraVnc Installation


Install | Configure | Usage | Cmd line | Viewer | Registry | Unattended

Find attached notes on automating the installation.

Download UltraVNC from Sourceforge's UltraVNC file list.

  • Start the setup and choose the installation language.
    Select Language
  • Click Next on the Welcome screen.
    Welcome page
  • Accept the license agreement.
    licence agreement
  • Read the release notes.
    release notes
  • Select the destination directory where UltraVNC should be installed.
    destination directory
  • Select the components which should be installed.
    Note: Updating the driver is experimental and not guaranteed to work at the moment.
    components
  • Select the Start Menu folder where the program's shortcuts should be placed.
    start menu folder
  • Select additional tasks:
    additional
    • Select if UltraVNC server should be registered as a system service.
    • Select if UltraVNC service should be started or restarted.
    • Select if MSLogon II should be configured.
    • Select if UltraVNC Admin Properties should be configured.
    • Select if old UltraVNC registry entries should be removed.
    • Select if additional desktop icons should be created for UltraVNC server, viewer and repeater.
    • Select if files with extension .vnc should be associated with UltraVNC viewer.
  • Specify location of ACL file.
    The format of the ACL file should follow the MSLogonACL specification.
    If no ACL file is specified, the Administrators group is configured. This works only on the English OS versions.
    ACL file location
  • Specify location of Properties file.
    The Properties file should be a valid registry file.
    The intention is to populate the \\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ORL key.
    If no Properties file is specified, no options are configured.
    Properties file location
  • Verify if you choose the correct installation settings.
    check again
  • Read what's new in UltraVNC.
    What's new
  • Click "Finish" to end the installation.
    Finish

Automate Installation

If you need to install UltraVNC on a large number of computers, you might consider automating the installation.

The following command line parameters can be passed to the setup:

/dir="Dirname"
Sets installation directory to Dirname.
/no restart
Suppresses a reboot at the end of the installation.
Not required since the installation no longer requires are boot.
/silent or /very silent
Suppresses either pop-up of dialog boxes or any GUI at all.
/loadinf="Filename"
Loads the configuration file Filenamefor the installation.
This configuration file can be generated by going through setup with UltraVNC-xxxx-Setup.exe /saveinf="Filename".
Filename should be fully qualified.
/log
Writes a log file to the Temp directory.
Could be used for debugging.