My webcam works properly with the Veo software. But when I want to use it with skype, it does not work. I have tcked "enable video" on skype. When, on skype, I go to tools , then options, I can see my veo camera in the list of connected items but when I click in webcam parameters under skype, I just receive a message saying that skype cannot find my webcam.
many thanks in advance for your help
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Re: Veo webcam does not work with skype
1st You download Webcam Driver.
After this install the Webcam driver in the system.
Installation of Webcam Driver
Go to the control panel
Click on the System Icon
Click on the Hardware Tab
Click on the Device Manager s
Select the Unknown Device or printer device where yellow Question Marks sign on it.
Right click on it and uninstall it.
After this go to the top of the device manager and click on scan for hardware changes.
Driver installation Wizard start.
Brows Your Driver from the Hard Disk and click on next.
Driver will be install. Veo Camera Drivers for Windows XP Vista Windows 7
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I have read that the Veo Camera uses a Video format that is incompatible with Skype. I have also found that some have had success using Splitcam to control your Veo camera, and then setting Skype to use Splitcam as the camera of choice.
Download Splitcam from www.splitcamera.com
Install it, run it, click on the Video button and select your webcam. Click on the on button. You will see your face.
Now go to Skype>Tools>Options>Video Setting and select Splitcam as your webcam.
If this doesn't work, you will more than likely need to get a new camera that is compatible with Skype.
Do you have MSN messenger or any other instant messenger program starting when your computer starts up, if so thats probably your problem.
Use MSconfig (in run box) or a program like cc cleaner to check your startup folder
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.
working OK ?
CONFIGURE TO SKYPE
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 MSN software may have difficulty in locating it, even if you exited the previous program correctly. The reason being, the webcam software can remain hooked-up to a program and needs to be rebooted. Mine, I just unplug it from the USB and plug it back in to reboot the software. If yours is integral with the computer you will have to re-start the computer, use a keyboard shortcut or disable / enable the webcam from the Device Manager.
Start Skype. On the Tools menu, click 'Options'. In the navigation pane of the Skype 'Options' window, click 'Audio Settings' Set your speakers as default. Select your webcam as the default microphone. Click 'Save' In the navigation pane of the Skype Options window, click Video Settings. Select your webcam as the default. Click Save Test your webcam by making a Skype test call. For more information about how to configure Skype Messenger, please visit the following Skype Web site: http://support.skype.com (http://support.skype.com)
Also send this to your family
and friends so they have their computer setup properly. 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. 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. Hope this helps.Bud
go to www.splitcamera.com
Install the program... then run the application..
click on file, video source, veo mobile/advanced web camera
(you should see yourself in the application window)
then open you skype
click on tools, options, video settings
choose splitcam capture, save
worked for me..
I found this answer on the skype forums
Hope it helps you