pc's & CU See Me audio

Thomas Bradford (bradford@uttm.com)
Wed, 7 Jun 1995 19:31:17 -0400

I'm told that it is not possible to receive audio via CU-See Me when using
a DOS computer (though it works fine on a Mac version). Is this still the
case, and (if so) what is the prognosis?

We're primed to do an Internet segment about it, but concerned because of
the Dell Pentium we use---and because much of the world is *not* on Macs.

Please respond as quickly as possible.

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