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Try removing or moving pictures from Pictures folder.

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My laptop builtin webcam is only black when i am using it in yahoo messenger but its working properly when i am using skype ,google talk.my laptop is acer aspire 5610z


I often have problems like this using Windows Live Messenger. What you should do is :

  1. Sign in to your Yahoo Account
  2. Click on Messenger at the top left
  3. Click on Preferences under "Yahoo! Chat" and over "Privacy Options"
  4. After opening Preferences, click on "Video & Voice"
  5. Select the Camera Device you want to use while using Yahoo

Hope this helped!

Jul 21, 2011 | Yahoo Messenger

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How to talk to my friends using the webcam?


Make sure you're using the latest version of Yahoo! Messenger. Secondly, you'll see a clickable option named "Start My Webcam." After that, it will begin loading your webcam. Next, you'll see a little camera icon that appears in the chat window when you're talking with your friend(s). Click on the contact from your contact list, then click "Invite to View My Webcam." This will open a new IM window with your webcam live. Be sure to click "View Webcam" link while talking to others in the IM so you can see their webcams!

*Tip: You can use the "Super Webcam" mode to receive high quality video and imagery feed in your webcam chat!


Hope this helps!
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Feb 25, 2011 | Yahoo Messenger

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I cannot view my friend, he has a web cam I do not, but I can't figure out how to do it. Do I need to download the new yaho, I am trying to view him through windows live, h has a yahoo addy also


There are many inconsistencies between Yahoo! IM and Windows Live. Basically, you can connect to members of each, but the status may not update correctly and other features like web page sharing may not work. My recommendation is if most of your friends are on Yahoo! IM, then switch to Yahoo! IM. Lastest is version 9. Version 10 is in beta.

Oct 04, 2009 | Yahoo Messenger

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After downloading yahoo messenger 9 ... i am un able to view webcams in yahoo chatrooms!


Hii

can u be plz bit more clear wid ur query?
as far as yahoo or any other IM is concerned the person who is having a webcam has to invite u and allow or give permission to u, inorder to view his/her cam.Unless and untill u wont be able to view a webcam without their permission

Regards

Sep 07, 2009 | Yahoo Messenger

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My webcam is not working in yahoo messenger


DOWNLOAD the program MANYCAM from MANYCAM.com ... It works with almost each and every camera and I am quite sure that it would solve your problem...

Jul 06, 2009 | Yahoo Messenger

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Acer aspire one webcam. HELP?


The Acer Crystal Eye Web Cam automatically integrates itself into whichever program you are using be it an aftermarket video control or Windows Live Messenger or Yahoo Messenger. The only way I know how to bring it up MANUALLY is to go to the Control Panel or your Start menu (in Accessories) and bring up the Scanner & Camera Wizard. When you bring that up, click "Next" and it will start the camera and you will see yourself. When using a program like Windows Live Messenger (version 8.5 is the BEST!) you will have to tell the program what source to use for the camera, Your only choice is the Crystal Eye Web Cam unless you have installed a different cam that sits atop your screen, in which case, tell the program to use that one. You might try downloading a program called YAWCAM from the web and installing that. Just do a Google search for it. Give that a try because the Acer web cam doesn't do video with the limited controls in Scanner & Camera Wizard.

May 18, 2009 | Yahoo Messenger

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A Plug and Play Webcam wont work on Yahoo Messenger


in your YM.. open the Messenger tool bar.. then.. My Web cam.. then.. .Preferences.. then Camera source... and select the installed webcam.. and see how it works..

Jan 13, 2009 | Yahoo Messenger

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Acer webcam


You need to click on [Start] then click on [My Computer] and then [Acer Crystal Eye Webcam] will show up then click on the [Camera]. If this does not work then it could be that the cam driver needs reinstalling or maybe faulty. Take it back to your dealer!

Jan 09, 2009 | Yahoo Messenger

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