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Can not install the 1.4 LifeCam disk

When I place the disk in the computer, I get to step 2 Install Windows Life Messenger. When I click "next" on this I get a window saying: 2 then in this window, click next to continue Life Cam Setup.
From here I can not get any further. The next buttom is not available.
My system XP Home edition I have 736 MB ram.
Please advice

J. G. Hoff
Denmark

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Hey min danska vän!

Try to download and install the drivers from your HDD insted of the cd.
You will find the drivers here:
http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/download/DownloadResult.aspx?category=ICE&type=Webcams&name=VX3000&os=XP_SP2&lang=en

Good luck to you from Sweden!

Nic

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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How to install my web cam


Method 1: Update the LifeCam drivers in Device Manager
  1. Open Device Manager.
    • In Windows Vista or Windows 7, click Start vistastartbutton.jpg, type devmgmt.msc in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.

      securityshield.jpg If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Continue.
    • In Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type devmgmt.msc, and then click OK.
  2. Expand the following entries:
    • Sound, video , and game controllers
    • Imaging Devices
  3. Look for a black exclamation point (!) on a yellow field next to a device. The exclamation point indicates that the device has a problem. Right-click the device, and then click the option that corresponds to your version of Windows:
    • In Windows Vista, follow these steps:
      1. Click Update Driver Software.
      2. Click Browse my computer for driver software.
      3. Click Browse.
      4. In the Browse For Folder dialog box, move to the following folder and then click OK: C:\Program Files\Microsoft LifeCam\Driver32 If a driver is not found, try the following folders: C:\Windows\System32\Drivers C:\Windows\Inf
      5. Click Next.
    • In Windows XP, follow these steps:
      1. Click Update Driver.
      2. Click Install from a list or specific location (Advanced), and then click Next.
      3. Click to select the Include this location in the search check box, and then click Browse.
      4. In the Browse For Folder dialog box, move to the following folder and then click OK: C:\Program Files\Microsoft LifeCam\Driver32 If a driver is not found, try the following folders: C:\Windows\System32\Drivers C:\Windows\Inf
      5. Click Next.

Method 2: Download and install the latest software To download the most recent version of the LifeCam software, follow these steps:
  1. Visit the following Microsoft Hardware Web site: http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/downloads/default.mspx
  2. Click Software for Microsoft internet communications (webcam and headset) products.
  3. In the Select type of product box, select Webcams.
  4. In the Select your product box, select your LifeCam product.
  5. In the Select your operating system box, select your version of Windows.
  6. In the Select your operating system language box, select your Windows language.
  7. Click Go.
  8. Click the link to download the most recent version of the LifeCam software.
Courtesy Microsoft.com

Jul 15, 2011 | Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000 Webcam

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Please help me how to install mu MICROSOFT Lifecam VX 3000 to chat with Windows Life Messenger


Plug your webcam into your usb port first.

  • Now download Webcam Driver.
  • If you have cd which came with your webcam insert it into your drive and install the webcam driver and in case if you don't have disk then below you can download the driver online.

  • You can download the camera software/driver from this link, just select first the model of it from the list and then proceed with the download, Just click HERE and continue

  • After this install the Webcam driver in the system.
  • Installation of Webcam Driver
  • Go to the control panel
  • Click on the System Icon
  • Click on the Hardware Tab
  • Click on the Device Manager then
  • Select the Unknown Device or printer device where yellow Question Marks sign on it.
  • Right click on it and uninstall it.
  • After this go to the top of the device manager and click on scan for hardware changes.
  • Driver installation Wizard start.
  • Brows Your Driver from the Hard Disk and click on next.
  • Driver will be install.


  • Mar 25, 2011 | Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000 Web Camera

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    Hi, My computer does not detect my CD PCL-350KM webcam with headset. What can I do?


    This problem can occur if:

    (1) You previously installed a Logitech Webcam.
    (2) The LifeCam drivers are installed incorrectly.

    Solution:

    Method 1: Update the LifeCam drivers in Device Manager
    Open Device Manager.
    In Windows Vista, click Start , type devmgmt.msc in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.

    If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Continue.
    In Windows XP, click Start, click Run, type devmgmt.msc, and then click OK.
    Expand the following entries:
    Sound, video , and game controllers
    Imaging Devices
    Look for a black exclamation point (!) on a yellow field next to a device. The exclamation point indicates that the device has a problem. Right-click the device, and then click the option that corresponds to your version of Windows:
    In Windows Vista, follow these steps:
    Click Update Driver Software.
    Click Browse my computer for driver software.
    Click Browse.
    In the Browse For Folder dialog box, move to the following folder and then click OK:
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft LifeCam\Driver32
    If a driver is not found, try the following folders:
    C:\Windows\System32\Drivers
    C:\Windows\Inf
    Click Next.
    In Windows XP, follow these steps:
    Click Update Driver.
    Click Install from a list or specific location (Advanced), and then click Next.
    Click to select the Include this location in the search check box, and then click Browse.
    In the Browse For Folder dialog box, move to the following folder and then click OK:
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft LifeCam\Driver32
    If a driver is not found, try the following folders:
    C:\Windows\System32\Drivers
    C:\Windows\Inf
    Click Next.

    Method 2: Download and install the latest software
    To download the most recent version of the LifeCam software, follow these steps:
    Visit the following Microsoft Hardware Web site:
    http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/downlo...
    Click Software for Microsoft internet communications (webcam and headset) products.
    In the Select type of product box, select Webcams.
    In the Select your product box, select your LifeCam product.
    In the Select your operating system box, select your version of Windows.
    In the Select your operating system language box, select your Windows language.
    Click Go.
    Click the link to download the most recent version of the LifeCam software.
    Microsoft knowledge bank.

    Mar 14, 2011 | Cameras

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    I cannot get it installed , i don't know how. some one tell me step by step


    Thank you for posting your question.

    To install this comaera, you must first download and install the driver software by following the steps below:

    Step 1. Disconnect the device from your computer if it is connected.

    Step 2. Go to the Microsoft Hardware website.

    Step 3. Click on the Webcams and Headsets image.

    Step 4. Click on See All Microsoft LifeCams.

    Step 5. Scroll all the way to the bottom of the page and click on LifeCam VX-3000.

    Step 6. On the right hand side, under Downloads, click Download Software.

    Step 7. Select your operating system and your language and click Go.

    Step 8. Click on the executable file to download the driver software and save it to your computer.

    Step 9. Double-click the install/executable file you just downloaded and this will walk you through the install process. You will be asked to connect your LifeCam to your computer and when you do, the computer will finish installing the device.

    Step 10. Restart your computer and begin using your camera.

    May 01, 2010 | Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000 Web Camera

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    How do i install my web camra?


    1. step 1 Place the product installation CD in the CD drive of your computer. The installation wizard will start automatically. Follow the installation wizard prompts.
    2. Step 2 Plug the USB connector at the end of the LifeCam connection cable into an available USB port on your computer when prompted.
    3. Step 3 Place the LifeCam on a flat, level surface, or hang it from your computer's monitor. Continue following the wizard prompts until the installation wizard finishes.
    4. Step 4 Click the "Start" button, then click "All Programs" on the Start menu.
    5. Step 5 Click the "Microsoft LifeCam" folder icon in the list of programs on the Start menu, then click the "LifeCam" icon. That opens the LifeCam software and completes the installation process.

    Aug 23, 2009 | Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000 Web Camera

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    How to install the webcam?


    go to your internet browser. type the model of webcam to googles. like this lifecam VX-3000 driver download. or go to the website of webcam stated in the box.

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    Can't install cd software for lifecam 1.4


    check www.windowsupdate.com install service pack 2.
    to check what you have do this:

    hold down the windows key and press R
    then write: winver and press ok

    it will show you what you have, windows xp and note what it says on service pack? service pack 1? you need 2. get it from www.windowsupdate.com

    May 05, 2009 | Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000 WIN-Blk Webcam

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    LifeCam installer error


    After you get your camera installed properly, DO NOT unplug it from the USB port as it will cause
    the drivers to be corrupt and render the camera unusable till reinstalled it properly.

    Follow the instructions below and it will work.

    Disconnect the Camera from the USB port and reinstall the CD or Downloaded software program.

    When the program asks you to connect the camera to the USB port, do so and it should work.

    Then to use it on the Web, do this.
    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 (http://www.skype.com/intl/en-gb/download/skype/windows/beta/downloading/) 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 video 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 be able to see and her to you.

    B. 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.

    C. Windows Live Messenger:

    1. After you start Windows Live Messenger, expand the view by clicking on the square on top left next to the red X.
    2. Then on the Windows Live messenger window on the right side, click on “ “Show Menus.” And then click on “Show the Menu Bar”.
    3. Next go to the Menu Bar on right side, click on “ “Action.”
    4. Go to “TOOLS” and click “Audio and Video Setting” and follow the instructions.
    NOTE: Your audio and video should work. Enjoy.

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

    D. AIM (AOL) Messenger

    1. On the VIM sign-in window click on Edit.
    2. Then click on Settings Enhanced IM.
    3. Next click on Enhanced IM.
    4. Then click on Audio Video.
    5. The Audio and Video portion has drop downs so you can select the proper audio card and video camera installed in you computer.
    The Audi Video drop downs are
    Microphone
    Speaker
    Camera

    Adjust Your Audio and Video Settings:
    In order to adjust your audio and video settings, please follow the steps given below:
    1. Click the Audio and Video Settings button directly below the My Buddy or My Camera window. If you are currently participating in an AOL Live Video IM session, a message will display: You must disconnect the current AOL Live Video IM conversation before running setup. Would you like to disconnect now? Click the Yes button.
    2. The Audio and Video Tuning Wizard will appear to help you verify that your camera, speakers and microphone are working properly. Follow the on-screen prompts.
    Notes:
    · The first time you use AOL Live Video IM, a message will display: Would you like to first check your audio and video settings? Click the Yes button. The Audio and Video Tuning Wizard will appear to help you verify that your camera, speakers and microphone are working properly. Follow the on-screen prompts.
    · images in AOL Live Video IM may appear reversed, or as a mirror image (text may appear backwards) when you look at your own camera feed or at the picture-in-picture (PIP) display.
    After making the settings your ready for a chat and video talk with your Family and Friends. Hope this helps. Bud

    Feb 26, 2009 | Microsoft LifeCam VX-6000 (68C-00001)...

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    Messenger not working with lifecam


    hey guys i found this posting that help me and now my vx6000 work with the video call on msn msngr 2009!!!! "yooperbud Rank: Wiz Microsoft ExpertMicrosoft Expert Rating: 82%, 844 votes See section B. Yahoo, in the info below. 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. C. Windows Live Messenger: 1. After you start Windows Live Messenger, expand the view by clicking on the square on top left next to the red X. 2. Then on the Windows Live messenger window on the right side, click on ? ?Show Menus.? And then click on ?Show the Menu Bar?. 3. Next go to the Menu Bar on right side, click on ? ?Action.? 4. Go to ?TOOLS? and click ?Audio and Video Setting? and follow the instructions. NOTE: You audio and video should work. Enjoy. 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"

    Feb 19, 2009 | Microsoft LifeCam VX-6000 Webcam

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    LifeCam installer error


    Normal 0 Did you install the software with the camera connected to the computer? Disconnect the camera from the USB port and reinstall the software. When the program asks you to connect the camera, do so, and it should work. Hope this is of some help. Bud

    Below is info for setting up Audio & Video to chat on line after you install , either Skype or a messenger program.


    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.

    C. Windows Live Messenger:

    1. After you start Windows Live Messenger, expand the view by clicking on the square on top left next to the red X.
    2. Then on the Windows Live messenger window on the right side, click on “ “Show Menus.” And then click on “Show the Menu Bar”.
    3. Next go to the Menu Bar on right side, click on “ “Action.”
    4. Go to “TOOLS” and click “Audio and Video Setting” and follow the instructions.
    NOTE: You audio and video shoud work. Enjoy.

    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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