If you have both Mac and PC and want to control Mac form PC here is the simple and easy way to do that. This guide is written using Mac OS X Snow Leopard and Windows 7 and both computer are on same network. But you can use other Windows version like Vista or XP as well to access Mac remotely.
Remotely access Mac From PC
Steps on Mac OS X:
Click on “Apple” icon and select “System Preferences”
Click on “Sharing” icon
Click the “Screen Sharing” check box, Note down the IP address as in below screen shot “192.168.0.128” your IP address may be different. Click on “Computer Settings” button as shown below.
Check the “VNC viewer…” check box, enter a password for it and click “OK” button (you will enter this password when try to access Mac from PC).
Steps on PC / Windows:
Download this TightVNC for Windows on your PC (Download a stable version.)
Install TightVNC, during installation wizard only select “TighVNC Viewer” on “Select Components” screen. Don’t install the TightVNC Server, we don’t need that.
Run TightVNC and enter the IP address of Mac computer (noted in step-2) and hit “Connect” button (Explore the “Options” button).
Enter password that you setup on Mac in step-2 and hit “OK” button
You are done! you have remotely accessed Mac from PC.
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