Question about Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000 Web Camera
Camera works fine on the PC but when I start a video call I get an error that camera is being used by another software. I have everything else turned off? I have reloaded software for camera and live messenger numerous times.
I can see others when they call me but my camera will not interact.
Web Camera’s have to be
setup on the program they are to be used with.
Just installing the camera on your computer does not set it up to
broadcast on messengers or Skype.
Each program has Options that have to be setup in order for the Audio and Video to function properly.
A. Skype Setup:
After downloading and installing Skype (http://www.skype.com/intl/en-gb/download/skype/windows/beta/downloading/ ) set it up as follows:
The camera and audio should function properly. Your friends and Family will now be able to see and her to you.
B. Yahoo Setup:
After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger (http://www.soft32.com/download_30.html ) set it up as follows:
C. Windows Live Messenger:
When done both the Audio and Video will function properly so you can chat and see family or friends you are connected to.
Posted on Jan 31, 2009
I had the same problem...If you have McAfee, your site adviser will not allow let you to use the audio and video features. Use this website to correct this problem: http://service.mcafee.com/faqdocument.aspx?id=TS100601 it will guide you through the steps..
Posted on Aug 08, 2009
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