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Logitech QuickCam E3500 to use with Yahoo Messenger

I purchased this camera for using for Webcamming. Under my camera source, it shows something about Microsoft, but Logitech is not an option. I installed and completely uninstalled 5 times now and exchanged my cam four times. HELP ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! My YM friends, only see a black screen. I can see myself on cam screen but on my YM screen, it is also black for me.

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  • Is there enough light in the room? Flip a switch to light up the room a bit more.
  • Is your camera functioning properly? Try your camera alone; separate from Yahoo! Messenger, using the manufacturer's software that came with the camera.
  • Yahoo! Messenger might have the wrong camera selected. Follow the steps below to change your camera source.
  1. Click "Messenger"
  2. Click "My Webcam.
  3. Click "Messenger" again.
  4. Select "Preferences."
  5. Click "Webcam."
  6. Click "Camera Source."
  7. Click the pull-down menu and select the camera you want to use.
  8. Click "OK."
If that doesn't work, your friend might have one of the same problems with the camera on his or her end. They should try the same steps to see if that helps.
Hopefully the info here will help get things running smoothly!

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

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Try 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.
Then to use it on the Web do this.

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The following is the link for the latest drivers for the logitech cam
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When you click on the above link just select you Operating system and that will take you to the most current drivers for this cam.

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or
have a friend upload it to a free storage internet sight.(like, http://www.yousendit.com/) where you can download it later directly to your computer.
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