To set-up NetMeeting, you need a camera (Web cam) and Microsoft Explorer
which you need to install in FULL. The Links shown opposite would take
you to Microsoft site for the FREE download.
Once NetMeeting is installed and running on both computers,
you need to find the IP address of the computer that you need to connect.
The easiest way is to use Yahoo messenger to type each other your IP
address that appears above. To connect to the other computer, just type
the IP address of that computer on the NetMeeting address box and clock
on the call icon.
Please remember that computer sound and video can only
be assigned to one programme. If you run Messenger, do not activate
the Voice or Web cam otherwise NetMeeting will not have the sound or
Install NetMeeting on Windows
Start > Run > type conf.exe in the Open: box and
The NetMeeting installer will open. Follow the on-screen instructions.
Install NetMeeting on Windows Vista:
Note: While it is possible to install this older version
of NetMeeting on Windows Vista you will not be able to do application
sharing from Windows Vista. You can however view sharing done by someone
on a down-level version of Windows.
Step 1 Download
the NetMeeting setup from here
Step 2 Logon with the Local Administrator account
by enabling the administrator account in the compmgmt.msc and using
these instructions. The reason for this is the application compatibility
shim wont work on an elevation.
Step 3 Save the executable to your computer somewhere.
Step 4 Right click on the file and select "Properties".
Step 5 Click the "Compatibility" tab.
Step 6 Put a check in "Run This Program In
Compatibility Mode For:".
Step 7 Select Windows NT 4.0 (Service Pack 5).
Step 8 Click "OK".
Step 9 Double click the shortcut and install normally.
NetMeeting now works in Vista.