Re: skype audio... I can others talking to me but hey...
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open skype go to tools from the drop down list select options scroll to audio settings make sure the microphone is using the same as your computers audio you can make a free test call if you cant get the microphone to work you can select learn about setting up your audio equipment or control panel sounds and audio devices audio and also voice it
You mean "I can hear the other party but they cant hear me"
Skype probably didnt change your microphone.
Go to Skype Tools>Options>General>Audio Settings and on the Microphone dropdown menu, make sure your headset is selected. If it's installed correctly and you talk into it, you should see the volume bar start moving. Click save and start talking!
This is assuming you've already gone into sound proporties in windows and made your headset the default microphone and checked the volume settings on it.
The problem is lack of bandwith of the receiving signal from your daughter. The Skype server is located in the UK and all video and audio data signals go to and from the Skype UK server before it goes to you and your daughter. This lack of bandwith causes the video image to break up and a delays in audio just like a weak high definition signals to your digital television.
You can see your own video and hear your own audio from your WEB cam clearly, because the video and audio data does not have to go to the UK and back again, also your satillite connection is probably not as fast as a cable broadband connection. Your daughter may also experiencing the same video and audio problems.
Video data contains a lot more information than the audio data. Therefore there are a couple of things you can do to improve the situation :-
Get your daughter to and possible you as well (if she is also experiencing break up of video and audio), to reduce the video image size from 640X480 to 320X240 resolution.
If the video is still a problem then turn off the video all together and only communicate by audio, this will reduce the amount of data being transmitted and should give you a clear/clean audio.