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At the moment, I really need a Mac to run Logic Pro, and I reckon my cheapest option is getting a Mac Mini.

It would be very convienent if I could use the screen (and optionally keyboard) of a current working Windows laptop with the mini.

Can I do this?

(Update maybe like Apple Remote Desktop on Windows?)

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There are many VNC applications that could accomplish this, and OSX has VNC support built in.

However, I really think you're better off buying a monitor, mouse, and keyboard for the Mac Mini. Get something used if necessary. You don't need to buy them from Apple - any standard monitor, mouse, or keyboard will work fine.

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