Where can I find instructions written out anywhere for how to connect to a Windows machine?  With ALL the steps?

I am trying to log into a Win XP machine:

Host: (ping works to this IP)
Display: 0
Password:  What do I type here?  My WIn XP password?  If so, where do I supply the Windows user login name?
Profile: Default
All checkboxes unchecked.

I get error message:

Could not connect to server.
Operation timed out: connect()

Must I do something to the XP machine before it will connect?

Any help is appreciated.

Thank you,


P.S. I see similar questions to mine have gone unanswered:


I also did a Google web search to no avail.