Set up a meeting using Windows Meeting Space

With Windows Meeting Space, you can collaborate and share documents, programs, or your desktop with other people on the Internet, a local network, or a wireless ad hoc network. If no network exists, Windows Meeting Space will set one up automatically.

  1. Open Windows Meeting Space by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking All Programs, and then clicking Windows Meeting Space.

    If this is the first time you open Windows Meeting Space, you will be prompted to turn on some services and sign in to People Near Me. Administrator permission required If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

  2. Click Start a new meeting, and then type a name and password for the meeting. The password must be at least 8 characters long.

  3. If you want to change visibility or network options for the meeting, click Options.

  4. Click the arrow Picture of the arrow button.


  • For better security, use a strong password.

  • Make sure that you have network connectivity or a wireless network adapter that supports ad hoc wireless networking.

  • If you have problems creating a meeting, some of the services that Windows Meeting Space uses might not be running properly. To try to fix this, restart your computer.