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Yahoo freezes when my webcam is applied

Everytime i click on my web cam when using yahoo messenger, yahoo freezes up, to where i have to reboot in order to close yahoo

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Ok my friend it depends on what version of yahoo you are using

so try updating yahoo and then try updating internet explorer if still having the same issue then the last thing to do is to reinstall the webcam drivers.

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Posted on Nov 15, 2008

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Why does my webcam show a black screen?


Which version r u using? 8 or 9 beta?

1.for 9 beta:
*Can you see your cam clearly? I mean no black screen.
If your web-cam is having black screen, then you have to set it.
On main messenger screen:
click messenger
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tick "connect directly to the internet"
click apply and ok.
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First, please check your connectivity settings within Yahoo! Messenger to make sure you're not connecting through a proxy server. Here's how:

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Select "Preferences."
Select "Connection."
Select "No Proxies."
Click "OK."
Close Yahoo! Messenger completely and start the program again. This should eliminate the error message.



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It is very simple

Just login to your yahoo id in messenger .

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you will receive a warning message click ok there then connect your webcam (if it is externally required ).

Now another window will open for webcam you can find your video streaming there .

This steps are for messenger version 8.1.0.421


Thanks for using
Fixya





SAM ANDERSON


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