This blog is pretty nice. Alot of info for the n00b, but I found this little gem that will help you and you mac friends connect on a whole nother level:
In order to remote control your eMac from a standard Windows system, you will need a VNC server written for the OSX platform and a VNC viewer written for the Windows operating system. There are several different ones out there that will work just fine. For this article, I have decided on the following:
Both of these are open source projects that are quite mature and are proven to work quickly and easily “out of the box”.
Download OSXvnc to the OSX system and Ultr@VNC Standalone Viewer to the Windows system.
CLICK HERE to read the rest of the “How To”.