How-to Install RealVNC Server & Viewer for Free on Windows 8 Easy Guide

July 23rd, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Easy Desktop Sharing Between Windows 8 and Mac/Linux



The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install RealVNC Server and Viewer on Windows 8 for Easy Desktop Sharing with Linux and/or Mac OS X Desktops.

RealVNC Free Version Features :

  • Enable connections to be established between computers running an unrivalled mix of Windows, Mac OS X, UNIX, and Linux operating systems.
  • Prevent unauthorized access with a password specific to VNC. Note passwords are always encrypted, even if encryption is turned off or not supported.

To get it Working You will Need to Obtain at Least a RealVNC Server Free License Key for Private use that after can be Extended to Premium Personal/Business Features.

Windows 8 Desktop Sharing with Linux and Mac OS X - Featured
  1. Download RealVNC Installer for Windows:

    Get RealVNC Windows .exe 32/64bit
  2. Double-Click to Run RealVNC Installer for Windows

    Windows 8 Desktop Sharing with Linux and Mac OS X - welcome
    Next
    Windows 8 Desktop Sharing with Linux and Mac OS X - license
    Accept License – Next
    Windows 8 Desktop Sharing with Linux and Mac OS X - select components
    Select Components to Install – Next
    Windows 8 Desktop Sharing with Linux and Mac OS X - server location
    Set Server Location – Next
    Windows 8 Desktop Sharing with Linux and Mac OS X - viewer location
    Set Viewer Location – Next
    Windows 8 Desktop Sharing with Linux and Mac OS X - desktop icon
    Eventual Desktop Icon – Next
    Windows 8 Desktop Sharing with Linux and Mac OS X - firewall exception
    Add a Firewall Exception – Next
    Windows 8 Desktop Sharing with Linux and Mac OS X -
    Start Installation – Install

  3. Obtain a Free Key and Getting-Started with RealVNC:

    RealVNC Free License Key
  4. Enter the RealVNC Free License Key

    Windows 8 Desktop Sharing with Linux and Mac OS X - enter license key
    Confirm for Unencrypted Connection – Next
    Windows 8 Desktop Sharing with Linux and Mac OS X - confirm unencrypted connection

  5. Set Password

    Windows 8 Desktop Sharing with Linux and Mac OS X - set password

  6. Complete Setup

    Windows 8 Desktop Sharing with Linux and Mac OS X - confirm choices
    Windows 8 Desktop Sharing with Linux and Mac OS X - finish

  7. Then RealVNC is Automatically Launched

    Windows 8 Desktop Sharing with Linux and Mac OS X - runnins vnc server
    Take Note of the IP to Enter on Client Viewer for Access the Windows 8 Desktop!

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