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  tomtojo 11:46 09 Mar 07
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Hi everyone,
Received a free headset and webcam of my ip (virgin) but have never used them before, how do I use them, and what for?, also is there a charge involved, like using the phone?.

Thank,s

Tom

  FreeCell 15:45 09 Mar 07

First to use you plug in the headset to the microphone (usually pink)socket on you PC and the other headset lead to the external speaker/phones (usually green) socket on your pc. Webcam is usually a USB connection and may come with software to load onto PC first. If using Win XP should detect new hardware and install it.

If you use these to chat via the PC to other pc users there is no cost to you over your existing PC to isp connection charge (broadband or dial up).

Programs you can use to make use of it usually require you to have others using the same system but at additional cost you can connect to landline phones as well. Software available includes (but by no means exclusively):

Skype
click here

Windows Messenger Live
click here

Yahoo Messenger
click here

It's a whole new world of telephony.

  tomtojo 16:54 09 Mar 07

Thank,s FreeCell,
I think you covered everything, sorry
so long to reply, thank,s for the link,s also.
Cheer,s

Tom

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