My girlfriend and I are using skype and I can see, but not hear her...we've tried all the settings and we both have the same version of skype....any ideas? Her camera was working fine with AOL before....
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Launch the Logitech QuickCam or Webcam software on your computer. Verify that you see yourself Logitech Webcam software window. Close the software window. Sign in to Skype. Click the "Tools" menu and select "Options." Click "Video Settings," check the "Enable Skype Video" and "Start my video automatically when I am in a call" boxes. Select your Logitech QuickCam from the drop-down list. Your webcam should display video in the window. Click "Audio Settings" if your QuickCam has a built-in microphone and select it from the microphone drop-down list. Check the "Let Skype adjust my audio settings" box in "Audio Settings" so Skype recognizes your microphone. Click "Save" to save the options for your audio and video settings. Skype will close the options menu.
SKYPE VIDEO PROBLEM To test if the Logitech QuickCam is functioning, check the USB cable; make sure it is connected properly. Then click on Start - All Program - Logitech - Logitech QuickCam and see if you can get the camera to capture your image/video. If this works then the fault is with the Skype configuration. Sometimes the WEBcam settings drop off and the WEBcam need to be selected again. Open Skype - Tools - Options - Video Settings and select the Logitech QuickCam Also check the Audio Settings for the Microphone THEN click on Save. Avoid connecting the WEBcam to an USB hub. SKYPE MICROPHONE PROBLEM If the person cannot hear you then, either your microphone driver not installed or not working OR the microphone is not configured in Skype. To test your microphone then click on Start - All Programs - Accessories - Entertainment - Sound recorder. Then record your voice and then play it back. If this is OK then the microphone need to be configured in Skype. To configure the microphone - Open Skype - Tools - Options - Audio Settings for the Microphone THEN click on Save.
This is because either you or she has set Skype dup to behave this way. Open Skype, under tools -> options -> video settings set up to your preferences. Do the same with audio settings too if you want. Your girlfriend has enabled instant messaging service, but not video service.
The Camera and Audio setups are unrelated in both Windows and Skype.
Please check your Windows Audio devices volume settings and specifically the Microphone settings: it appears to be disabled or the volume level set much too low. The windows settings overrides the settings in Skype (or in other words, Skype volume settings are a subset of the Windows volume settings).
Check that Skype audio is setup properly after starting Skype:
Tools -> Options -> Audio Settings
-> select your required devices and volume levels.
During this ajustment process, make free calls to Skype 'Echo / Sound Test Services".
Hope it helps! Let me know how you go!
bad: Relatively slow office-productivity speeds; short battery life; no FireWire por 2. what ram does she have 3. did she set up the cam with skype and only useing it in skype at the time 4. iit might be the computer it self is old or to slow to run the webcam also
i recmaend a logitech notebook pro cam if it is a laptop if u can in canda go to canada computers u can get a new one for 44.99 ( cash deal ) + tax a used one i think is 43.99 + tax
Both try using windows live and set up audio and video in the settings as you did with Skpe, as it's a similair programme and supports any camera.
If that works better then Skype has a problem with your camera makes.