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Live Meeting 2007: Presenter's companion

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Set the audio options in a Live Meeting request.

If your company uses Office Communications Server 2007 to schedule a Live Meeting, you can use either computer audio or telephone audio conferencing.

To use computer audio for conferencing, do the following:

  1. In Outlook, click Schedule a Live Meeting. This opens a new Live Meeting invitation.
  2. To set the audio options, in the Live Meeting request, click Audio. In the Live Meeting Audio Options dialog box, select the Connect to the meeting using computer audio option, and then click OK.
  3. To join a Live Meeting audio, see the Audio Information section of the e-mail invitation. If Computer Audio is listed, you can connect to the meeting and use the computer audio for discussions.

Note   ¬†When you join computer audio, your default status is Mute. To be heard in the meeting, you need to change your status to Unmute.

To use telephone conferencing in your Live Meeting, do the following:

  1. In Outlook, click Schedule a Live Meeting. This opens a new Live Meeting invitation.
  2. To set the audio options, click Audio on the Ribbon. In the Live Meeting Audio Options dialog box, select Dial in to the meeting using a telephone conference service.
  3. Enter the Conferencing provider name, toll-free meeting phone number, and toll meeting phone number.
  4. Enter the participant code and leader code assigned to your phone conferencing account.
  5. To apply the audio settings, click OK. This sets the audio option by using telephone conferencing. The telephone conferencing information will be reflected in your meeting invitation.

After joining the meeting, select View Call in Details from the Options menu in the Voice & Video pane. If the Call Me option is listed, you can connect to the meeting by clicking Join Audio in the Live Meeting interface. This connects you to the Live Meeting audio conference.

Note   ¬†Alternatively, you can join a telephone conference manually by calling the conference call phone number provided in your e-mail invitation and entering the participant code.

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