LANcet Chat is free software for real-time message exchange over local network (LAN). With it you don't need to install chat server. All participants can connect any time and they will see each other automatically. Just run chat on every PC and start talking immediately. Allows sending private messages.
LANcet Chat can start automatically with Windows and stay in tray and can be disabled easily using msconfig or from the settings. This chat program also uses sounds and popup windows for notification. LANcet Chat can display standard-type emoticons and smilies.
From NetCrate Software:LANcet Chat is free software for real-time message exchange over local network (LAN). With it you don't need to install chat server.LANcet Chat 2.3.301
is licensed as Freeware
for the Windows operating system / platform without restrictions. LANcet Chat is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).
LANcet Chat Virus and Malware Tests:
For security reasons, you should also check out the LANcet Chat virus and malware test
that has been uploaded; additional LANcet Chat screenshots may be available, too.