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By bulls2 ·
I don't hear any sound when attending a seminar or reviewing a Demo over the internet.
However when I use media player or Real One player I am able to hear the sound.
Any hint is appreciated.
Thanks
lcw

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by pierrejamme In reply to Sound missing

Most seminars don't use Media player or Real Player because they aren't good. The seminar setup should tell you how to access sound, 50% will have an 800 number. Iv'e noticed Microsoft Office Live Meeting recently. The following is the system requirements fo it:
System Requirements
Please check the following system requirements to ensure your setup is able to run Live Meeting Conference Center.

Live Meeting Conference Center System Requirements for Presenters and Audience Members

Windows meeting client

Microsoft? Windows? 98, NT4 SP6a, 2000 SP3, XP SP1
166 MHz Pentium-based PC
Microsoft? Internet Explorer 5.01 and higher, or Netscape? 7.x
Microsoft? PowerPoint? 97, 2000, 2002, 2003 (for presenters)

Browser meeting client

PC users
Microsoft Windows 98, NT4 SP6a, 2000 SP3, XP SP1
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 and higher, or Netscape 7.x
Sun JVM 1.4 or JVMs preinstalled with the supported browsers
Microsoft PowerPoint 97, 2000, 2002, 2003 (for presenters)
Mac users
Mac OS X 10.2
Internet Explorer 5.x or Safari 1.0
Solaris users
Sun SPARCstation w/ Solaris 2.8, Solaris 2.9
Netscape 7.x

Memory, bandwidth, and display requirements

64 MB RAM
56Kb/sec
800x600 pixels required (1024x768 recommended)

And some use java or flash or many things but hardly ever the two you mentioned.

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by pierrejamme In reply to

Probably more than you wanted, but it points out that Java or Flash is getting to be predominant.
do you have the java plugin for your browser?

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by bulls2 In reply to Sound missing

Peter: I understand the explanation about meetings. As far as the demo, I have both flash and java plugin installed and still can't hear the sound, eventhough I see the content. According to the Macromedia web site, flash on windows 2000 works with IE 5x while I have IE 6x installed. I find it hard to believe that Flash does not work with IE 6x.
I need to test another Demo on the web, any idea where to find one?
Thank you for your help.
lcw

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