Your current IP (Internet Protocol) Address is
126.96.36.199If you would like to chat with someone via an internet software, try one of the following.
Here is my IP address: callto:188.8.131.52The me in the message means you.
Use it to call me in the next 30 minutes if you can.
To answer calls with NetMeeting, your copy of it must be running. In the tools menu in Netmeeting, select options and then general. The general page gives the option of starting Netmeeting with your computer and displaying its icon in the icon tray besides the time. On the general page, say answer calls automatically. Make sure the person you are calling with NetMeeting has it running. The first time you do this, you might want to be talking on the telephone with the other party.
If you have problems with sending video, rebooting your maching may help.
callto:184.108.40.206.into an email message with the instruction to paste the link into the URL location box of Microsoft Internet Explorer 5. Here MSIE 4 might work but I have not tested it) for surfing. Try the foregoing with your own IP address. Microsoft Netmeeting should tell you that you are trying to call yourself. That is correct. This trick may not work with Netscape Browsers.
There is a security risk. Only give your IP address to friends, and log-off and on again to the internet with your dial-up or high speed modem to (hopefully) get a new IP address if your computer is under attack from a hacker, random or deliberate.
If your internet connection speed is low or if the internet is busy, internet audio-video communication is choppy. That situation may change in the future.
The best use of internet communication software may be for text and whiteboard communication besides a live phone call. The latter may require two phone lines. One for internet access and another for voice.
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