I have a Mikomi DC-7130 webcam which works fine on microsoft messenger service msn but which will not work on the yahoo messenger for whatever reason. I was wondering if anyone has a solution for this problem, is it common? Is there a download from yahoo which can fix the problem?
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You can use your webcam with every site if you set up it correctly in the program that you will use such as skype, yahoo messenger, msn messenger etc.
First of all you must install it correctly to your PC.
And then set up it in the program that you used. You say that you would like to work in skype. You can set it up in skype as I described below:
Run skype and log in.
In the top skype menu, select "Tools" and "Options".
In the new window, click on the "Audio settings" and see the microphone and audio is set up as your video/audio card in your PC. If not set up it. I mean you must see the name of your PC2's audio/video card in there not the name of webcam.
Click on the "Video settings" on the left menu. Set up the person list that you want to let you see in skype. You can select only the person who is in your friend list can see you.
Test your webcam here to make sure it broadcasts ok - Hit 'Allow' in the top window and check your cam in the left hand panel.
Having proved your cam is working ,you can configure it to WLM (MSN)
CONFIGURE SOFTWARE to MSN Its good practice to disconnect and re-connect your webcam before you start - if you have been using it elsewhere the MSN software may have difficulty in locating it, even if you exited the previous program correctly. The reason being, the webcam software can remain hooked-up to a program and needs to be rebooted. Mine, I just unplug it from the USB and plug it back in to reboot the software. If yours is integral with the computer you will have to re-start the computer, use a keyboard shortcut or disable / enable the webcam from the Device Manager.
Open MSN Click 'Open Menu' From 'Tools; navigate to, and click, 'Audio and Video setup' Set your speakers Click 'Test' - if OK, move on. Set your mic as default Use the slider to set volume and test. Click 'Next' This takes you to the video setup Your webcam should be broadcasting - (if not - make sure the webcam is set as default - restart MSN) Use 'Webcam Settings'to fine tune the picture. Click 'Finish'
I have a Dell XPS M1330 with integrated webcam. Suddenly the webcam cannot be opened by Windows Live Messenger, have tried uninstalling windows messenger and re-installing and didn't work. and a cat keeps caming up
See section C. Windows Live
Messenger in the info below to setup the Audio & Video. 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.
Apparrently after looking for this product, I could not find much of a lead to the manufacturers website.
The biggest problems with mikomi models are driver issues. The worst part is Mikomi does not have an official website due to the fact that a company argos a company retailer from United Kingdom and a part of Ireland.
If your product came with a Cd with drivers and you installed the product the proper way, it should work with no problem. Usually drivers will give you utility tools to test your webcam.
If that doesnt work, check the system requirements for the webcam. Make sure your computer meets those requirements. Then Proceed by making sure your system is up to date. ESPECIALLY the Messengers you would like to use your Cam on. This usually does the job.
If the above does not work, try removing Messengers, Re-intalling a newer up to date messenger... (some of the newer were made to work on up to date messengers)... Then proceed to re-install your webcam.
Lastly try cables.
These are possible solutions to getting the webcam to work. I hope this works
If not i hope someone can give you another great solutions. Some issues are harder to fix than others. Driver issues can be complicated because it can be many things. or order of installation.