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How to share a screen on Leopard

Having all sorts of problems figuring out to control another computer in my home network. Have three macs (all Leopard) and wondering if there's a way to share a screen without using iChat?

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Screen Sharing is a built in feature of Leopard 10.5.  You need to open System Preferences and click on "Sharing" from the macs you want to control.  From there select screen sharing and enable it.  Now on the mac you want to use to observe, open the finder from the doc and you should see the other computers. double click and login...  I use this at home all the time from my macbook to control or observe the G4 or Mac Mini we have.

Posted on May 08, 2008

Tiger had built in remote desktop functionality. I assume that it is still there in Leopard, but I don't know for sure. You will need a VNC client, such as Chicken of the VNC (http://sourceforge.net/projects/cotvnc/)
Also, check out this video for help on setting it up (http://www.macminicolo.net/videos/ServerVideo3.mov)

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There should be a program called "Apple Remote Desktop". It is a product made by Apple for just this purpose. Information and the ability to buy it are here:
http://www.apple.com/remotedesktop/
It also comes with a widget version of it for easier control of remote desktops.

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ok, well give this a shot then. But is it possible that the other computer is connected to a network called Belkin?

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Log on to your computer as an administrator. For more information, see Access the administrator account from the Welcome screen.
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Click Start, and then click My Documents.
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68599-click-network-setup-wizard.gif Note: If you do not see the Network Setup Wizard link or the Share this folder on the network check box, your computer probably has Simple File Sharing disabled. This is a common change made to computers used for business. In fact, it happens automatically when a computer joins an Active Directory domain. You should follow these instructions to share a folder instead.
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In the Properties dialog box, select the Share this folder on the network check box.
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68599-click-ok.gif Windows Explorer will show a hand holding the folder icon, indicating that the folder is now shared.
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Note: By default, only you and other people with an administrator account on the computer sharing the folder will be able to open your files. To limit access of specific users with an administrator account on the computer sharing the folder, read How to set permissions for files and folders.

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