Google Voice and Video Chat Can this run under Win-98?
Posted 01 April 2011 - 07:15 AM
It requires that you install "Voice and Video Chat" software (GoogleVoiceAndVideoSetup.exe) which is available here: http://dl.google.com...dVideoSetup.exe
I've tried running that on two different win-98 systems, each with KernelEx 4.5. When started on both systems using the default KernelEx setting, you get this popup message: "Installation failed. Google Installer requires Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 or better."
When setting the KernelEx compatibility setting to "win-2k/sp4", I get the message "Unknown Installer error" on one system, and on the other I get a different error - something like missing export "getversionW something" in kernel32.dll. I can't unpack that file at all with winzip/winrar, and 7-zip doesn't give anything useful.
Any idea if this software can be installed under win-98?
Posted 06 April 2011 - 03:30 PM
Unlike what you you state you can also extract the files using 7-Zip I have just found out.
This post has been edited by loblo: 06 April 2011 - 03:43 PM
Posted 21 April 2011 - 07:59 AM
PS: I can confirm that Google voice-call (a popup that is found on the gmail control panel) does allow you to call north-american (US and Canadian) phone numbers (land line and cell) from Europe. I used this on a recent business trip to Switzerland (I just got back yesterday).
You can get the option to install the google voice-call plugin ONLY if you set your country setting in Gmail to "United States". It doesn't matter where on earth you are when you install it.