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Re: how do I use my web cam?
disconnecting the Camera from the USB port and reinstall the CD or
Downloaded software program. When the program asks you to connect
the camera to the USB port, do so and it should work.
to use it on the Web do this. 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. A. Skype Setup:
After downloading and installing Skype (http://www.skype.com/intl/en-gb/download/skype/windows/beta/downloading/
) set it up as follows:
Go to Tools,
then Options, and click on Audio Settings and set the Microphone
and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
click on the Video Settings.
camera if Installed Properly will come up and show a video picture.
on the bottom of the page click on Save.
The camera and audio should function properly. Your
friends and Family will now be able to see and her to you. B. Yahoo Setup:
After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger
) set it up as follows:
Messenger at the top left and click on it.
go down to Preferences and click on it.
Calling and Devices on the right and set the Microphone and Speakers to
the computer Audio Card.
go to the Test Audio section and (in blue writing) click on
“Open the call setup assistant” and follow the instructions on the left
C. Windows Live Messenger:
you start Windows Live Messenger, expand the view by clicking on the square
on top left next to the red X.
on the Windows Live messenger window on the right side, click on “ “Show
Menus.” And then click on “Show the Menu Bar”.
go to the Menu Bar on right side, click on “ “Action.”
“TOOLS” and click “Audio and Video Setting” and follow the
NOTE: Your audio and video should work. Enjoy.
When done both the Audio and Video will function properly so
you can chat and see family or friends you are connected to.
Hope this helps. Bud
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If your computer does not have built in web cam then you need to buy external web cam and if you already have bought it then just plug it into your computer. once you plug it in then you will be asked for driver and which is you find on Disk which comes along with your web cam when you buy it. just insert that one into your CD/DVD drive and it will detect automatically. and just follow shown instructions on screen. that's it.
Best to start from scratch, remove your driver if it's installed from Add/Remove programmes.
Make sure your cam is dissconnected and try the driver from this site:- http://downloadfinder.intel.com/scripts-df-external/Product_Filter.aspx?ProductID=349&lang=eng
Install driver and then connect camera when prompted.
Although I don't know what you mean by "won't accept any file name"; make sure that you install correct driver for your operating system.