person i talk to has a hp computer and uses the logitech webcam. I have a Mac and we talk via instant messenger.
Sometimes it works but mostly it doesn't.
Sometimes it just doesnt connect
Mostly she can see me and I cannot see her.
Sometimes I cant hear her but I can see her.
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This is sometimes what happens when you have the Logitech camera software open at the same time you have your chat software open. I'm guessing that you are trying to chat using Yahoo Messenger or something like that. If you turn off your Logitech camera software, it should work within Yahoo or other software. The problem is that your camera cannot display two video chat windows--only one at a time and most people dont' know that and leave the Logitech software running in the background which prevents the camera from showing a picture to others. If this is not the problem, check the camera on another computer to ensure it works fine with the same software when chatting to someone. If it works on the other computer perfectly, then go to your "hardware acceleration" and move the slider all the way to the left. This will fix the problem quite possibly. If you don't know where that is, just type it into your Windows help and it will show you.
pitch black in the quickcam software or the instant messenger. if it is the messenger take a flashlight and shine it direct into the camera no reaction your cam lens is dead. go to logitech support for and out of Warranty credit.
if you have the correct driver ...and it works on other instant massaging programs..like yahoo messenger or so...it means that the problem is from settings and so ...and its nothing wrong with th ecamera ...so ..try to reinstall skype ...
According to the reading I just did, neither Windows Live Messenger or AOL Instant Messenger for Mac OS X have viable webcam support, particularly in the area of sending webcam from Mac to PC. I suggest both you and the person you are trying to webcam with download Skype, from
If you have any further issues after this, don't hesitate to comment and ask for help again, there are other possible problems I could help you solve.
hey .do you want to use it with msn or yahoo messenger?ok follow the instruction.
1.go Tools->audio and video setup->and click next to set your sound card and click next again and third time clic text to set your webcam as default.at 3 step choose your camera from the list and enjoy the webcam chat.in case not solve your problem contact me we can solve the problem via chat
ok i would go on aim6 and press video..my other partner has one to i can see me in a little box in the left then the rest of the box i can see him. he cant see me for some reason why? and also it closes after a couple of seconds
Check that your mic is not dissabled in the volume properties, but also check that your instant messenger is set to recognise sound and audio.
The best thing to do is to try recording a short video in windows movie maker 2 to check the cam is working ok