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network message utility, like old "winpopup" on 98

by old_farmer / October 23, 2005 11:13 PM PDT

I still have win98 on several computers on my LAN. My wife just got a machine running XP PRO. our LAN functions properly, but we would like to be able to send messages to others on network ( beats shouting or walking from room to room at diner time, etc.). Is there a program available that will work for 98, ME and XP PRO to send messages back and forth? or do we have to leave her out of message loop and install intercom setup?

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Netmeeting should work
by Steven Haninger / October 24, 2005 2:55 AM PDT

It was usable in '98 as well and is available in XP. You can call another PC and chat as well as transfer files. I must admit to not trying this with XP but it worked in '98. It could also be used to share a desktop. XP has a newer client for that purpose.

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Thanx
by old_farmer / November 4, 2005 10:03 PM PST
In reply to: Netmeeting should work

Thank you. It did work, and was easy to configure. I realy apreciate your help.

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