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#1 pmontague


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Posted 06 February 2013 - 10:49 AM

I use VNC to make connections to another computer on my home network. After putting Malwarebytes Pro on both computers, neither one can make a VNC connection to the other. How can I prevent Malwarebytes from blocking the ports that VNC uses? Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 12:42 PM

Hello and :welcome:

I am not aware of Malwarebytes blocking VNC ports, I have many computers running Malwarebytes together with VNC and I am able to connect to all the computers without any issues.

Is it possible that your firewall is blocking this connection?


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Posted 09 February 2013 - 01:38 PM

Problem solved. Before installing malwarebytes, I had shut down the VNC server on both machines. When I rebooted the servers did not start up again. Manually restarted them. Working now. Thanks for the info that malwarebytes and VNC play well together -- that caused me to look elsewhere for the soruec of the problem.

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Posted 09 February 2013 - 04:38 PM

Great, glad you got things working and thank you for the follow-up reply

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