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My web cam no longer works

I have a windows 98 i had to switch over to yahoo messenger 9.0 now my web cam no longer works and in the new messenger i cant find where to click on for others to view. can you help? thank you

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Hello, what you can do is to reinstall your wed cam so it can work with the newer version of yahoo messenger. so insert the programming CD and follow the instructions.

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Which version r u using? 8 or 9 beta?

1.for 9 beta:
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If your web-cam is having black screen, then you have to set it.
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Messenger "9" 1st version was in Beta (testing) form. The newest version is not, But it's not working well either. Stick to 8.1 until they work out the Bugs. Including people using 8.1 trying to message ones with 9 or reverse they are having compatibility problems; like text not showing,pictures not showing. It shuts down on Vista users , not allowing people to log in.Web cams do not always work. Many things do not work or are missing that YM 8.1 has. It Seems for Vista users it is so buggy

Yahoo is giving up on it and are no longer trying to fix it. http://www.ymessengerblog.com/blog/2008/…


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