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My webcam remains black when i try to use yahoo messenger

I see myself on the web cam but i cannot see myself on yahoo messenger

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Hi my name is Hussainy

first thing check if your camera is properly installed or not....

I am asuming that you are using winXP.....
Right click on My Computer> Manage >select Device Manager
on right side it will show all the devices on your system
expand Imaging Devices on right side it should show your webcam name...if the drivers are not properly installed then there will be a red indication on your camera name....

If the camera is properly installed then you can connect it and
swicth on the bulb in your room where you are using it....
The reason why it is black could be because of not sufficient light...

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Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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