skype phones/vista info

  BLUELEN 19:58 02 Oct 2007
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Can anyone recommend a cheap but Vista compatible skype phone.Daughter has new laptop with Vista basic installed. No Bt line in her room hence the need for skype. thanks

  Technotiger 20:03 02 Oct 2007

The cheapest way is for your daughter to use PC Microphone and speakers. Even better a cheap PC headset - combined headphones and mic. I use a headset with great results - on Skype most days.

  Technotiger 20:04 02 Oct 2007

PS - I am assuming she is on wireless broadband.

  BLUELEN 20:07 02 Oct 2007

No she's on a wired connection at present.

  Technotiger 20:07 02 Oct 2007

OK - even better.

  BLUELEN 20:13 02 Oct 2007

Would any of these be suitable?
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  Technotiger 20:17 02 Oct 2007

Yes definitely, the first link, Headset. Bluetooth may be convenient, but in my experience not always reliable.

  BLUELEN 20:26 02 Oct 2007

Thanks probably get her the headset. Presume all she has to do is download the skype software and plug in the headset and thats it or have I missed somthing.

  ambra4 20:28 02 Oct 2007

Look at this one just plug in to usb port

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  Technotiger 20:32 02 Oct 2007

Yes that is all she needs to do - it is that simple.
If she has a webcam, she could also use video during the chat(s).

  BLUELEN 20:38 02 Oct 2007

Thanks for all the advice

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