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Using Logitech webcam with Skype-INTERMITTENT sound-camera fine

Im trying to use the Logitech webcam with Skype. When we connect up - first the sound comes thru once we are connected, then i load up the camera video option for our video call. Soon after, I start to loose audio. At first its like a poor connection on a mobile phone - hearing only snippets of sound, then the sound goes completely. The camera works fine thru all this. After 5 min or so, the sound will come back for a couple of minutes - before it loses it again. Totally frustrating! What is best to be done?

When i first loaded up Logitech wbcam - it seemedto crash my computer, unless that was just a coincidence - took the hard drive out and loaded it up to an external hd, but couldnt get rid of Logitech - tho i retried to use it - the camera wordks well - but there are the sound problems as stated above. please help!

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If you need to get rid of logitech go into device manager devices
make sure cam is compatible with operating system
Set cam up with skype
Go to TOOLS, then OPTIONS, and click on
Audio Settings
and set the Microphone and Speakers
to the computer Audio Card.
Then click on the Video Settings.
The camera if installed properly
will come up and show a picture.
Then on the bottom of the page click on Save.
hope this solves

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