Question about Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000 Webcam
It works when i record a video but not when im chatting
Web Camera’s have to besetup on the program they are to be used with. Just installing the camera on your computer does not set it up tobroadcast on messengers or Skype.
Each program has Options that have to be setup in order forthe Audio and Video to function properly.
A. Skype Setup:
After downloading and installing Skype set it up as follows:
The camera and audio should function properly. Your friends and Family will now see andtalk to you.
B. Yahoo Setup:
After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger setit up as follows:
When done both the Audio and Video will function properly soyou can chat and see family or friends you are connected to.
Hope this helps. Bud
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Tips for a great answer:
Select the "Camera Assistant Software" program located under
the "Program Files" folder accessed by opening your computer
View the configuration options available for your built in webcam and
microphone. In order to use the webcam you will need to use a video chat
service such as Yahoo Instant Messenger, AOL IM, or Google Video Chat.
Open your Instant Messaging (IM) program by double clicking the program
icon on your computer desktop. If you do not have an instant messaging service,
you can sign up for a service from Yahoo, AOL, or Google through the URLs
included in the resource section of this article. For Yahoo and AOL, you can
download and install IM software to use with your laptop webcam on your
Sign in to your IM service. Then, select the "My Webcam" icon
on the application menu to enable video chat in the service. When the webcam is
enabled, others will be able to see and here you when conducting a video chat
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