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I want to log remotely from my computer to box with Mac, when I do it with build in Mac's VNC server, user that sits by this mac can see my action. I do not want them to see it (like in windows when I take control other users can see logon screen). Is there a possibility to configure it this way ?

I want to access from Windows.

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Depending on what you want to do, regular file sharing or SSH might be a (poor) substitute. –  Daniel Beck Jan 5 '11 at 13:24
    
I want to remotelly control computer (like in Windows RemoteDesktop) –  Darqer Jan 5 '11 at 13:38

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Could try LogMeIn, has Mac options and lets you black-out the users screen while you operate their PC...

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I tried logMeIn but where can I black out user screen ? I can not find this option –  Darqer Jan 7 '11 at 15:15
    
there should be an icon in the options taskbar with an image of a computer screen. definitely offers the option, I use it regularly... –  evesirim Jan 10 '11 at 9:46
    
Do you use it on mac or on windows because I look at logmein forum and it seems that there is no such an option for mac :( . –  Darqer Jan 13 '11 at 14:30
    
I use it on Win7 but have a client I help who runs it on a Mac & he certainly thinks it has the option. He definitely thinks he uses it regularly... –  evesirim Jan 14 '11 at 10:39

Apple's Remote Desktop product will allow you to lock the screen from prying eyes while you are working remotely.

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Thank you but I want to access from Windows and I'm searching for some free solution. –  Darqer Jan 5 '11 at 19:20
    
Doesn't Windows Remote Desktop use the VNC protocol? That should work unless hiding the screen isn't part of the standard protocol. –  Mark Thalman Jan 5 '11 at 19:23
    
@Darqer Requirements such as this should be in the question. –  Daniel Beck Jan 6 '11 at 7:47
    
True, I modified, thank you :). –  Darqer Jan 6 '11 at 22:30

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