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I've just bought a Microsft LifeCam with a built in mic but it won't work in Skype, why please?

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Have you 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.

please let me know if this has solved
thanks

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http://www.testmycam.com/

working OK ?

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Click 'Save'
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Adjust quality of picture in 'Settings'
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TEST SPEAKERS
Right click on speaker icon in System Tray
Select "Playback Devices"
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Left hand speakers followed by right hand should be heard

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Click "Recording" tab.
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Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
Return to "Recording". Test mic by speaking and make sure volume graph displays
Restart computer
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On the Tools menu, click 'Options'.
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Select your webcam as the default microphone.
Click 'Save'
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Select your webcam as the default.
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