Technical Details: NetMeeting
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Instructions * Firewall Issues
* Frequently Asked Questions ]
To study with us using NetMeeting, all you
need is the following:
- A PC, or a Mac running Virtual PC
- A sound-card, and a headphone with an attached
microphone (speakers & microphone aren't as good - a headset
is much better!)
- Minimum 90MHz processor
- 16 megabytes (MB) of RAM for Microsoft
Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me; 24 megabytes (MB) of
RAM for Microsoft Windows NT version 4.0.
- Microsoft Internet Explorer version 4.01
- Microsoft NetMeeting (see below)
- A good internet connection (28.8 kbps modem
If you need to update your Internet Explorer,
here to get it from the Microsoft site (for free). If
you already have the necessary Internet Explorer, please follow
the instructions below to download and install NetMeeting.
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.
Please follow these steps:
- First read through all of the following
steps (2-6), then
Download NetMeeting by clicking 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". Remember where you save it on your
- When it has finished saving to your computer,
find it again and double-click the file nm301.exe . When
it asks you if you want to install NetMeeting answer "Yes",
then click on "Next" or "Finish" to all of the questions.
- When 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. (On some
computers you may have to look in "Start" - "Programs" -
"Accessories" - "Communications"). Click on the NetMeeting
icon when you have found it.
- Enter your name, e-mail address etc. when
it asks you the questions. The Server Address field can
be left empty. Then go through the Audio Tuning Wizard to
set up your audio and click "Next" or "Finish".
- And that's it! You're now ready to call
us using NetMeeting. To call our reception, please click
here. You can also join our lounge (chat area) to chat
with other students 24 hours a day by clicking
More detailed installation
instructions and Frequently Asked
Questions are also available!
[ Quickstart * Detailed
Instructions * Firewall
Issues * Frequently
Asked Questions ]