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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Sharing Programs

Chat and the Whiteboard are handy features, but their functionality is limited to text and simple drawings or screen shots. For truly collaborative computing, you need the ability to run a program on one computer and display what's happening on the remote machines. An even better scenario is one in which all the users can work with an application at the same time.

The good news is that NetMeeting can handle both situations, albeit with a few quirks and security concerns. The next two sections take you through NetMeeting's application-sharing features.

Sharing an Application in Work Alone Mode

NetMeeting's default method for application sharing is called Work Alone mode. In this mode, you select one of your running programs to ...

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