It works when i just click on it to use without messengers, but when trying to use it with messenger it says, camera is in use by another program.
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This is a brand new laptop just bought for Christmas.....it did originally work with msn but now has stopped.
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Re: Acer Aspire 5735 webcam won't work on msn
You need to setup cam with each program
After you start Windows Live Messenger, expand the view by clicking on the square on top left next to the red X. Then on the Windows Live messenger window on the right side, click on “ “Show Menus.” And then click on “Show the Menu Bar”. Next go to the Menu Bar on right side, click on Action. Go to “TOOLS” and click “Audio and Video Setting and follow the instructions.
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your cam has to be setup on msn as well After you start Windows Live Messenger, expand the view by clicking on the square on top left next to the red X. Then on the Windows Live messenger window on the right side, click on “ “Show Menus.” And then click on “Show the Menu Bar”. Next go to the Menu Bar on right side, click on Action. Go to “TOOLS” and click “Audio and Video Setting and follow the instructions.
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Hi, Yes it does! You login to Messenger, go to Tools > Audio and Video Setup, and click Next past the audio settings, and choose USB Video Device from the device list, or test the others, apply and that's it ready.
everyone seems to be having trouble with the acer web cam
If you updated messenger go back to your previous version
If you have not updated then try and update messenger.
If this does'nt help then you need to uninstall the cam and then reinstall.
I have the same problem and it seems to be constant
1. Click Start, click Run,
copy and paste the following text: %SystemDrive%\Program
Files\McAfee\SiteAdvisor in the Run box and click OK. 2. Right-click the file
sasets.ini or sasets.dll and select Open With, then select Notepad. 3. Locate
the section titled [msnmsgr.exe]. 4. Change Enabled=1 to Enabled=0. 5. Click
File and select Save. 6. Close sasets.ini or sasets.dll and restart your
Press your home blue button, go onto settings in the right handside bottom corner. Then select live update. As its the first update it might take up to two days to load. After that you will be able to use messenger :)
hi,the acer crystal eye has issues with mcafee site adviser either delete it as i did or configure it.search mcafeemessenger click on microsoft live messenger 2009 (v140) conference link to the appr opiate page hope this is helpful.
Use that site to download your drivers Use www.hwinfo.com, download software to find the maker of your webcam. Download as many drivers that match. If a driver does not fit your system your computer will recognize it and reject it.