There should be an image here!Microsoft SharedView is a free utility that lets you share your desktop, applications, and documents with up to 15 people online. It’s a great tool for holding small, online meetings, providing demonstrations and working with others in real time. Furthermore, it works through firewalls and routers so you shouldn’t experience any connection issues.

If you’re looking for more information on how you could potentially use SharedView, visit SharedView User Assistance Home Page.

If you’re planning on trying SharedView, there are a few requirements to run the application:

  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1; Windows Vista Home Premium; Windows Vista Service Pack 1; Windows Vista Ultimate; Windows XP Service Pack 2; Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • A computer with a 700 MHz processor or higher that meets the following requirements:
  • Memory: Minimum 256 MB of RAM (512 MB recommended)
  • Hard disk: 10 MB of free hard disk space
  • Display: Minimum 800 × 600 screen resolution (1024 × 768 recommended)
  • Applications: DirectX 8.0 or higher installed on your computer.
  • Internet connection: Broadband Internet access, 300 kbs minimum. Slower connections may work, but the experience may not be optimal.
  • A Windows Live ID if you want to start your own sessions (you do not need one to join someone else’s session).

To download SharedView, visit this site.

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