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I bought an hp webcam and I can't get it to work with skype. As soon as I go onto Skype the light on the webcam goes out. I can receive calls and video, but can't send any.

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USE SKYPE FREE CALL SET-UP TO SET UP YOUR CAM/MIC.RICHARDM69

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Download and install the most recent drivers for your video device. If your video camera does not have drivers for Mac OS X, please use the drivers.

Select your video device in Skype under Skype Preferences- Video. This step is not required if you have an Apple iSight.
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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.

http://www.testmycam.com/

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CONFIGURE TO SKYPE
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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 SKYPE software may have difficulty in locating it, even if you exited the previous program correctly.(webcam not found or webcam in use elsewhere error messages)
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.

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On the 'Tools' menu, click 'Options'.
In the navigation pane of the Skype 'Options' window, click 'Audio Settings'
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In the navigation pane of the Skype Options window, click Video Settings.
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Check the correct webcam is shown as default
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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.

http://www.testmycam.com/

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Start Skype.
On the Tools menu, click 'Options'.
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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.
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1)You either have not purchased Skype credit and therefore do not have the credits for the call
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A few suggestions... as the problem can be anything at this point.

1. Do you have a firewall? Is the firewall blocking skype from receiving video? (http://www.skype.com/help/guides/firewalls/)

2. Do you and the other caller have the latest version of skype? Same version for each of you.

3. Check the other callers configurations. As he/she might be able to preview themselves in the "Preview Window" for their webcam but he/she might not be sending video to you.

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