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I need to either have a two-way conversation or send a voice greeting across the world tonight(short notice I know)...but..
Cannot do it by phone(no phone numbers available from them and I`ve yet to buy a smartphone), only connection is through my desktop, which has issues...such as...
It`s still running on Vista, so can`t get latest Skype uploaded. I do chat with them through Gmail Hangouts, but it`s video connection doesn`t work(Vista, again). Also vids I`ve uploaded onto my PC cannot be viewed by me, but audio can be heard(uploaded from digital camera and voice recorder). Not found a way of getting these onto email...yet.
Any suggestions of other possible way of conveying verbals appreciated.
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videos will play on most machines with VLC Player iirc vista needs the codecs to play video (included in VLC) - Its been a long time

if you have the video files on the pc you just need to render them with something like windows movie maker, if you have a smartphone record the message on that then transfer the files to the pc and email them
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Thanks very much Bob for your quick reply, excellent suggestion, I`ll try that. Cheers.
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Facebook messenger allows you to make voice and video calls through a desktop browser.
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if you have a smartphone and wifi there is no need for a pc at all, just setup your email on the phone
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