Control another PC remotely with TightVNC server and viewer

TightVNC is a free remote control program, that will let you see the desktop of a remote machine and control it with your local mouse and keyboard, just like you would do it sitting in the front of that computer.

TightVNC has two parts: the Server (also referred to as WinVNC), which shares the screen of the machine it’s running on, and the Viewer which shows the remote screen received from the server.

So to get started, you need to run a server on the machine you want to access remotely, and connect to it with a viewer. TightVNC distribution for Windows includes both the server and viewer parts.

TightVNC Server can be started in one of the two ways, as an application (for current user only), as a Windows service (system-wide operation).