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I've just set up Microsoft 6000 webcam but don't want the settings box to appear every time the computer boots up and especially when the webcam is disconnected.

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  • keekbomb Nov 02, 2008

    Hi Charcois,
    I did as you suggested.. no difference at first but now thankfully it seems to have settled. Your attention is appreciated.
    It would be really great to be able to reset the defaults in video properties, to save repeatedly adjusting picture quality. Does anyone know how to do this?

    keekbomb

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Hello Sir,
you can definitely remove the setting box and it wont appear when ur computer starts up
what u have to do is:
goto RUN type msconfig    >>>>>     startup tab    >>>>>>>         now uncheck all the things that u dont want to boot up while u start ur computer   >>>>>>   click apply .

it will ask for  exit without restart     or          restrart     
 Chose any of the option u want

When the computer will be restarted next time a window will appear with a checkbox on it tick  the check box and it wont appear next time u start ur computer


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Try to uninstall and reinstalling it again and make sure you done it correctly.

CHARCOIS

Posted on Nov 01, 2008

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    Charris Suaybaguio Nov 02, 2008

    sir try to see it on your video card software like mine is nvidia desktop manager settings. it has a plenty of settings you want to adjust on your computer or look at the taskbar (right bottom) of your computer if it has, theirs a logo of nvidia right click on it and you can see also a various of settings of graphics on your computer. webcams cant adjust colors on what you see otherwise a certain software that could change it.

    thank you for using fixya and rating me
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Does skype work with Microsoft LifeCam VX-6000? I've got the current driver using windows 7.


Before you can use your webcam in any chat program you have to configure it to that program

Test your webcam here to make sure it broadcasts ok - Hit 'Allow' in the top window and check your cam in the left hand panel.

http://www.testmycam.com/

working OK ?

CONFIGURE TO SKYPE
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Its good practice to disconnect and re-connect your webcam before you start (To reboot the webcam software) - if you have been using it elsewhere the SKYPE software may have difficulty in locating it, even if you exited the previous program correctly.
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Go to the microsoft website - fill in your details to navigate to the help page for your model - check out the 'readme' link especially the 'known issues and breaking' section - some later lifecam webcams require additional software or specific to IE

Typical audio set up

Laptop with mic x webcam with mic x Vista x Yahoo Messenger 10
If you have an earlier OS, you may have to access your hardware from the Control Panel.

TEST SPEAKERS
Right click on speaker icon in System Tray
Select "Playback Devices"
The speaker icon ( checked as working) and volume level graph should be visible
Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
Left hand speakers followed by right hand should be heard

SET DEFAULT & TEST MIC
Click "Recording" tab.
To set required (webcam) mic as default - click on mic font to highlight and click "Properties"
In lower dropbox display "Use this device enable" click 'OK'
Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
Return to "Recording". Test mic by speaking and make sure volume graph displays

Restart computer

CONFIGURE TO MESSENGER

Open messenger - on top toolbar. Left click ( > ) Messenger > Preferences > Connection - Select 'no proxies' or 'connect direct to the internet' depending on the version of messenger you have
make sure your internet connection and country are correct in the lower two boxes > Apply > OK

Click ( > ) Messenger > Preferences > Video and Voice
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Make sure you have all the software downloaded for your webcam by visiting the Microsoft website and reading the links after putting your information in.
http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/download/download.aspx?category=ICE&type=LifeCam&sku=68A-00001

Without knowing your set up I can only give a general setup - post more details if you need additional help
Typical audio set up

Laptop with mic x webcam with mic x Vista x Yahoo Messenger 10
If you have an earlier OS, you may have to access your hardware from the Control Panel.

TEST SPEAKERS
Right click on speaker icon in System Tray
Select "Playback Devices"
The speaker icon ( checked as working) and volume level graph should be visible
Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
Left hand speakers followed by right hand should be heard

SET DEFAULT & TEST MIC
Click "Recording" tab.
To set required (webcam) mic as default - click on mic font to highlight and click "Properties"
In lower dropbox display "Use this device enable" click OK
Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
Return to "Recording". Test mic by speaking and make sure volume graph displays

Restart computer

CONFIGURE TO MESSENGER

Open messenger - on top toolbar. Left click ( > ) Messenger > Preferences > Connection - Select 'no proxies' or 'connect direct to the internet' depending on the version of messenger you have
make sure your internet connection and country are correct in the lower two boxes > Apply > OK

Click ( > ) Messenger > Preferences > Video and Voice
Set webcam mic and speakers to show Default equipment
Open Video and Voice Setup to test audio equipment
Click 'Place a free test call'
Check box 'Allow USB devices to access Messenger'
Click 'Apply' click 'OK'

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