Re: WebSurfer Message (fwd)

Carl Schmidt (
Mon, 18 Dec 1995 00:55:57 -0500

On Sat, 16 Dec 1995, CUSEEME wrote:
>On Fri, 15 Dec 1995, CUSEEME wrote:
>> At 12:06 AM 12/14/95 PST, you wrote:
>> >Win 95 on a P5/133. I am running a QuickCam and version 0.84. It worked for
>> one or two sessions but now I cannot open my
>> >local video window. It shows up on the task bar but will not open.
>> Try deleting the entire program AND the cuseeme.ini file in your windows
>> directory. this happened to me once when I closed the program while the
>> local video windows was minimized in win95... never found a way to restore
>> the window so I started over.
>I don't think you have to reinstall everything again.. :-)
>I bumped into the exact same problem last night, and on examing the
>coordinates in my cuseeme.ini I was astounded to find that the local
>video window (video position, window0) was somehow moved (by some gremlin
>inside my computer?! :-) to the edge, or rather the lower right hand
>corner of my display, somewhere inside the taskbar.
>It somehow seems to be a bug of the beta that the video window position
>would be "moved" to some unreasonable position and hidden within the
>taskbar if you had exited CUSeeme with the Local Window minimised.
>Therefore the solution is simple, and my local window sprung back to life
>again after I quited CUSeeme and edited the coordinates to some value
>within visible range (something like 100,100)!

The same thing happened to me. Much to my surprise I discovered that I
could pick the Win95 taskbar up and move it to the side of the screen - and
Voila! there was my minimized cuseeme window at the bottom of the screen.