Every time I try to invite someone to view my webcam on yahoo messenger it will freeze and then yahoo messenger stops responding and I have to restart. I have yahoo 8.1. I have uninstalled both the yahoo and webcam and reinstalled. Same problem. I am running xp. This is on a dell inspiron notebook.
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Go to Preferences of Yahoo Messenger and specify this webcam as your default camera. Then only will Yahoo look for it. And the webcam has to be installed before that. So,install the webcam and set it up as default in Yahoo Preferences and then use it in Yahoo.
You should check that the webcam ports for the Yahoo messenger are open on your firewall and router, and make sure the Yahoo messenger application is allowed to access those ports (defined as an exception in your firewall). More details are available in this webcam driver troubleshooting article.
Also send this to your family
and friends so they have their computer setup properly. Web Camera’s have to be
setup on the program they are to be used with.Just installing the camera on your computer does not set it up to
broadcast on messengers or Skype.
Each program has Options that have to be setup in order for
the Audio and Video to function properly. Yahoo Setup:
Let me give you the easy way out...try the other way round! that is INVITE HER to view your webcam and see what happens. Most probably it will work fine. I hope this was immediate enough! If still it doesn't work and it's some weird problem associated with her YM then get hold of MSN messenger and install it both of you it will work fine. One more thing check out the webcam options by clicking the webcam in yahoo messenger to see if there are some permission related options there.
i am using compaq prersario c700 series,and I changed my Os from vista home basic to vista ultimate , and i lost my functioning of webcam. If it is a problem of it's driver then please make me know how to have it.