Testing APM Support on Windows NT 4.0
Download PDF: KB0021 Summary SoftLINK’s ability to power on or off your client computers relies on the whether the client hardware and operating system is configured and is able to support Advanced Power Management (APM). In order to use SoftLINK’s power on function, a Wake-on-LAN enabled network card is also required. Details Windows NT 4.0 […]
How Do I Set Up SoftLINK to Run in a Microsoft Terminal Server Environment
Download PDF: KB0022 Summary Beginning with SoftLINK v10.50, there is a new quick and easy method for installing and using SoftLINK in a Terminal Server Environment. From this version on, the Client is no longer started as an application when each Terminal Server Session is started. Instead, the SoftLINK Service installed on the Microsoft Terminal […]
Updating your Windows NT 4.0 operating system to provide APM Support
Download PDF: KB0023 Summary SoftLINK’s ability to power on or off your client computers relies on the whether the client hardware and operating system is configured and is able to support Advanced Power Management (APM). In order to use SoftLINK’s power on function, a Wake-on-LAN enabled network card is also required. Windows NT 4.0 did […]
SoftLINK Installation Problem
Download PDF: KB0024 Summary In certain circumstances, the SoftLINK installation program may incorrectly produce a message stating that you need to have have Admin rights even though the logged on use does have Admin rights Details The SoftLINK installation routine uses the temp folder on the workstation during the installation process. If the folder pointed to by the […]
What Is SoftLINK Power Management?
Download PDF: KB0025 Summary With SoftLINK Power Management, not only can you reboot computers remotely but you can also can power them on and power them off remotely! Details Powering On – To power on a SoftLINK Client, SoftLINK issues a UDP Broadcast ‘Magic Packet’ onto the network. When this is received by the Wake […]
What Is SoftLINK Deploy?
Download PDF: KB0026 Summary What is SoftLINK Deploy? Details With SoftLINK Deploy you can: Remotely install SoftLINK software on one or many workstations. Remotely update SoftLINK Client Configurations. Remotely update SoftLINK License details. Remotely Uninstall SoftLINK software from one or many workstations.
Viewing or Showing real-time video applications
Download PDF: KB0028 Summary When Viewing or Showing to a SoftLINK Client and running an application that displays real-time video, the video is not displayed. Details You cannot effectively use SoftLINK to view the output of a real-time video application. This is due to the connection’s inability to transfer the video information fast enough or […]
SoftLINK Client stops loading on Windows 95/98 machine
Download PDF: KB0030 Summary If a previously working SoftLINK Client stops loading on a Windows 95/98 machine this may be due to the video resolution being altered. To resolve this problem reset the SoftLINK Video Driver. Details If the Windows 95/98 video resolution has been changed after the SoftLINK Client has been installed, this may […]
Setting a Client to Use Screen Scrape Mode
Download PDF: KB0031 Summary SoftLINK Clients have two methods of capturing the Video Output sent to the Clients screen. Hooking into the Installed Video Driver This particular method provides the best performance and is the most efficient way to view a SoftLINK Client. It involves the SoftLINK Client hooking into the video driver on the […]
Using the Name and Connectivity Server with SoftLINK
Download PDF: KB0200 Using the Name and Connectivity Server with SoftLINK Overview The SoftLINK Name & Connectivity Server was first introduced in SoftLINK version 9. It is provided as an optional installation component within SoftLINK’s standard setup.exe. It provides a simple and reliable method of locating and connecting to student computers that are connected to […]