homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.226.10.234
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Pubcon Platinum Sponsor 2014
Home / Forums Index / Microsoft / Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista/Windows 7/8/9/10)
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: bill

Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista/Windows 7/8/9/10) Forum

    
Windows messaging intranet
oneblack

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 238 posted 9:41 am on Jul 11, 2005 (gmt 0)

Hello,

Does anyone know of a system/software where I could send a pop up message to all users accross an internal network the message would include copy and images?

Has any one got any pointers?

Thanks

Paul in sunny manchester

 

bill

WebmasterWorld Administrator bill us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 238 posted 1:32 pm on Jul 11, 2005 (gmt 0)

Windows has a Messenger service that is often turned off for security purposes. You can turn this service on and use it within your network, but be wary of outside abuse. However, this service was only good for text.

Here's an article on how to turn this service off. If the service is off on your machines you can use these directions to turn it back on.
Disabling Messenger Service in Windows XP [microsoft.com]

mattglet

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 238 posted 9:38 pm on Jul 11, 2005 (gmt 0)

bill-

I didn't think you could send images via Messenger though. Isn't it only text?

bill

WebmasterWorld Administrator bill us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 238 posted 1:11 am on Jul 12, 2005 (gmt 0)

Yes, it is more of a text medium. I was looking around for native Windows solutions to this and Messenger got stuck in head. Before the spammers got their hands on that protocol it was a great way to broadcast messages to everyone in the network.

Windows Messenger looks like a better solution. It's similar to the Instant Messenger (IM) services like MSN Messenger if you needed the images. You would need some further infrastructure in your network like Live Communications Server 2005, Microsoft Office Communicator 2005 or Exchange 2000 Server Instant Messenger Service.

oneblack

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 238 posted 7:44 am on Jul 12, 2005 (gmt 0)

Thanks for the help guys, I will look into it.

Cheers

Paul

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / Microsoft / Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista/Windows 7/8/9/10)
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved