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I'm not sure of what is causing the problems, but, my yahoo voice has never been perfect, and I've tried everything to find the correct settings to be able to use the only phone I have NOW! I tried the MajicJack and it took them over a month to tell me the MJ does not work with Satelite Service Providers. I think I uninstalled the MJ correctly, but, again they had me change things so much I am not sure what damage they did? Then I pushed a wrong button on Hotmail, that switched the language to German, that I could not even Identify until yesterday when I finally got back a version of Windows Live Mail that finally ID the language and still can't get rid of but at least I can see the emails in the Live version of Hotmail in English. Because of the continuing problems I get I finally broke down and bought a program RegCure and a few of their partners **** that none of it seems to, not only, not work, but there seems to be no end to the extra programs they want me to buy and when I do, none of them fixed anything, except make it worse!! I talked to a Yahoo tech yesterday, because, although I have a balance on my Yahoo Voice I had not been able to make calls after the re-arrangement of another partner Uniblue that also was suppose to speed up my PC but will not recognize my registery #s I got after paying them.

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Normal 0 Also send this to your family and friends so they have their computer setup properly.
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.
Yahoo Setup:

After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger (http://www.soft32.com/download_30.html ) 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.
Hope this helps. Bud





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