To use NetMeeting
you will need the following:
- A PC or
a Mac running Virtual PC with a sound-card, microphone and speakers
(a headphone with an attached microphone is easier)
- 16 megabytes
(MB) of RAM for Microsoft Windows 95, Windows 98
24 megabytes (MB) of RAM for Microsoft Windows NT version 4.0
(Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 3 or later is required
to enable sharing programs on Windows NT.)
Internet Explorer version 4.01 or later (please
note that version 4.0 is not enough - it must be 4.01
- A good internet
connection (28.8 kbps modem or faster)
Installing Microsoft NetMeeting
3.01. Please follow these steps. Please
note: If you are using Windows XP you already have NetMeeting
installed. Go to C:\Program Files\NetMeeting and double-click on
the conf.exe file there; that will install NetMeeting. If conf.exe
does not yet exist on your computer please install NetMeeting from
your Windows XP CD-ROM - the version of NetMeeting available below
will not install on Windows XP.
through all of the following steps, and print this page out if you
feel it will help you. Then
Download NetMeeting from here:
When it asks
you "Open [or run] this file from its current location"
or "Save to disk", choose "Save this file
from its current location" and remember where you
are saving it onto your hard disk.
When it has
finished downloading onto your hard-drive, find the file again (it
will be called nm301.exe) and double-click on it. When it asks you
if you want to install NetMeeting answer "Yes", then click
on "Next" or "Finish" to all of the questions.
this has finished, start NetMeeting. You can do this by going
to "Start" (in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen),
then "Programs". NetMeeting should appear in
the list of programs on your computer.
some computers you may have to look in "Start" - "Programs"
- "Accessories" - "Communications"). Click
on the NetMeeting icon when you have found it. You will
then see the following window:
Click on the
"Next" button. You will then see the
your name, e-mail address etc., and click on "Next".
You will then see the following window:
sure that the "Log on to the directory server when
NetMeeting starts" button is ticked, and select
the drop-down menu. Then click on "Next".
You will then see:
the correct modem speed, and click "Next".
You will then see:
All of this
is fine, so click "Next" again! You will
you that NetMeeting will set up your audio for you. Please click
"Next", even if you don't have audio.
If you don't have audio at this time you can still make use of the
text-chat features, and add audio at a later date. The next screen
you see will be:
will automatically find the best setting for you, so just click
"Next" (the settings on your computer
may look different than on the photo above.)
When you see
this, first click on "Test". You should
be able to hear music now. If you can't hear music,
make sure your speakers are turned on and the volume is turned up.
When you have heard the music, click "Stop":
After you have
clicked "Stop", click "Next",
and you will see:
into your microphone; NetMeeting will set the correct microphone
volume for you. Then click "Next". You
you are finished, and are now ready to use NetMeeting. Click on
"Finish", and NetMeeting will start.You are now
ready to call our reception or join our chat area. To do so, please