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I have a desktop running Windows 7 and a Macbook Pro running Snow Leopard. If someone is using my Macbook Pro, and from my Windows 7 machine I want to see what they see on their screen, is there a way to do that?

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If they are running Mac OS X 10.4 or higher, turn on Screen Sharing, and make sure that Allow screen sharing through VNC is turned on.

Once that is done, you can connect via any VNC tool, from any platform.

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In Snow Leopard that is: System Preferences » Sharing » Screen Sharing, button Computer Settings and then "VNC viewers may control screen with password ..." –  Arjan Mar 13 '10 at 11:30
    
This may display a menu extra notifying the user they are being watched. If you want invisible observation, you may need to do this through the Remote Desktop controls--they have an option to disable the "show when being observed" option, and includes a VNC option. Basically a superset of the Screen Sharing panel. –  NReilingh Jul 31 '10 at 18:39

I prefer VNC . also you can even try out with Logmein on both Win7 and Mac too.

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Logmein announces you are remoting into a pc. –  MrStatic Mar 13 '10 at 17:37

Use remote monitoring tool like teamviewer. I just used teamviewer, not spam. And there is no need to advertise for it.

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