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Video appearance online

I can see the video on my webcam perfectly when I just use the software on my computer. But it doesn't work when I want to use a program on the Internet, for example, Cameriod. Nothing shows up bt a black screen and fuzz on the bottom. My webcam used to work there. Any ideas what's going on? How can I fix this. I don't think it's the camera since it works fine with the software. Maybe it's a setting I do/don't have?
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  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    I am having the same problem on person.com

  • carbella80 Jan 28, 2009

    i am having the same problem with my webcam it works fine on my computer but as soon as i use it on the internet ie an interactive karaoke site the audio will work but i get no picture and just a black screen with the fuzz i have tried uninstalling flash player and reinstallling it, I added it to my security to let it be accessed but this has still not changed the problem this is very frustrating what is it that is not working there has to be a fault with the cams if i'm not the only one with this problem..... please help thank you.

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Normal 0 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 set it up as follows:

  1. Go to TOOLS, then OPTIONS, and click on Audio Settings and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
  2. Then click on the Video Settings.
  3. The camera if installed properly will come up and show a picture.
  4. Then on the bottom of the page click on Save.

The camera and audio should function properly. Your friends and Family will now see and talk to you.

B. Yahoo Setup:

After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger set it up as follows:

  1. Go to Messenger at the top left and click on it.
  2. Next go down to Preferences and click on it.
  3. Next Calling and Devices on the right and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
  4. Next go to the Test Audio section and (in blue writing) click on “Open the call setup assistant” and follow the instructions on the left window.

When done both the Audio and Video will function properly so you can chat and see family or friends you are connected to.
Hope this helps. Bud

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