Re: [W] Can CU-Seeme be used to link 2 PCs over a modem line?

Don Castella (
Mon, 22 Jan 1996 20:17:03 -0600 (CST)

Sorry John, but you are not correct. Microsoft has distributed a free
point-to-point version of WFW 3.11 RAS for some time. It shoild be available
from their Web site, or from MS Downloads. Windows
NT Workstation/Server also support 1/256 dial-up RAS sessions.

Don Castella

At 11:07 AM 1/19/96 -0800, you wrote:
>It is NOT possible to connect 2 PC's directly for CuSeeMe in its current state.
>1. CuSeeMe uses TCP/IP protocols to exchange information. You must use
>through Winsock on the PC.
>2. There is no direct-connect TCP/IP software. All the PPP clients require
>a PPP server on the other end.
>3. There are no PPP servers for Windows. (That I know of) You need Unix,
>or maybe NT.
>- John
>At 11:19 AM 1/10/96 +0000, you wrote:
>>Is it possible to use CU-Seeme to link 2 PCs over a
>>modem line (or directly thru a null modem), and transfer
>>video and audio? Both systems currently have winsock and
>>a tcp/ip stack. I plan to use the QuickCam camera and
>>either Windows for Workgroups or Windows 95.