What is the best way to access a Macintosh computer’s desktop remotely from a Windows machine?

Question by skycorgan: What is the best way to access a Macintosh computer’s desktop remotely from a Windows machine?
I have a G5 iMac, and a Dell laptop. I would like to view and use my Mac desktop on my Dell laptop. I have tried VNC, but it ran very slow (over 54g airport wireless).

Are VNC servers for the Mac different, and is there a specific one I should use? Is there a different solution to VNC that I should consider for doing this? Basically, I have all of my e-mail, etc. on the Mac, and would like to access this from my Dell laptop. I don’t need to copy data back and forth, just access what is on the Mac.

Best answer:

Answer by i_hates_spam
Try using Samba.

http://www.samba.org

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