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I am using RealVNC on Windows 7, and would like my VNC server to start up when Windows boots.

I see such an option in the Services Control Panel applet: I have the RealVNC service with the start option set to Automatic (not Manual). However this doesn't start the VNC server when I boot.

Any ideas how I can get it to start up when Windows boots?

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Is there an process that also needs to be started? – soandos Jul 26 '11 at 0:07
Are you using RealVNC free edition? Because it doesn't work on Vista and later because they do not allow interactive services. UltraVNC runs on these platforms, if you're looking for a free replacement. – Jul 26 '11 at 0:12 – Jul 26 '11 at 0:12
You can work around this by setting the User Mode server to run at user profile login - but note because it's "user mode" (runs in the context of the user's profile) it can't cross into the secure desktop or across logins. – Jul 26 '11 at 0:13
Right, I am using the free edition. I will surely try the options mentioned and update. – user682765 Jul 26 '11 at 0:18

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