The VC is not given enough information about the user account to change channels for security reasons.
Thanks, Duane. That's what I thought. You da man.
tchesney, thanks for the post. I see that you've already done a nice job of describing how to put a VC on a WinXP Active desktop, as illustrated in:
Yep, that's the paperback cover of Thomas Pynchon's "Against the Day" on my chumby (named it Gumby) on my WinXP desktop. FWIW, Gumby wakes me (weekdays, sweet!) playing KCUF (URL below) (yes, shameless self-promo, but my station ledger is in light-red ink, so this is not exactly a commercial promo) .
Keep cool, but care!