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How to connect to a TightVNC Server using TightVNC viewer

Connect to a TightVNC-enabled remote host by installing TightVNC on your local system:

Installing TightVNC Viewer

1) Download the TightVNC sofware from the following location –

TightVNC Download location

2) Once you have downloaded TightVNC, double click the icon to begin the installation process and click Next:

3) Agree to the TightVNC license and click Next:

4) Install TightVNC to the C:’Program Files’TightVNC directory and click Next:

5) Select only TightVNC Viewer and Click Next:

6) Leave the default Start Menu shortcut as “TightVNC” and click Next:

7) The following screen will be ask you to “Select Additional Tasks.” Only check “Associate .vnc files with TightVNC Viewer” and click Next:

8) TightVNC will summarize your selections. Click Install and TightVNC will begin the install process:

9) The installation process is complete, click Finish:

Connecting using TightVNC viewer

1) Open a TightVNC Viewer on the local system by clicking Start  – All Programs – TightVNC  – TightVNC Viewer.

2) The Connection Details window will appear

New Tight VNC viewer connection box

3) Enter the name of the remote VNC server to which you wish to connect which would be IP address and port number

(example – where 1 is the port number)

4) Click OK to connect to the remote system

5) Enter the session password configured within the remote system’s WinVNC server and click OK

6) The remote system’s screen will then appear on the local system



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