TightVNC is a remote desktop software application and it can be used to connect to another computer and display its live remote desktop. Like other VNC systems, it consists of two parts: the “Server”, which shares the screen of the machine it’s running on, and the “Viewer”, which shows the remote screen received from the server.
TightVNC Server is designed to run in two modes: Application mode & Service mode
# In application mode, the server, just like any other desktop software, can be running only during the current user session and quits on the log out. Each user has his/her personal settings and passwords.
To start TightVNC Server in the application mode, choose:
Start->Programs->TightVNC->TightVNC Server (Application Mode)->Run TightVNC Server.
# Service mode is configured independently of application mode; the settings and passwords of TightVNC Server as a service are global for all users. Continue reading…