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Oovoo will not connect.

I have been using skype and wanted to switch to oovoo so I could use the three way calling. I installed and the camera, speakers and mic work fine but the program will not connect. I shut down the firewall, listed it as a trusted program on the firewall, shut off the anti virus and it still fails to connect. I am running windows xp. Also my note book works while at home connecting through my wirless router. The other computer is a desk top and is plug directly into the router. My internet connection is DSL. Any idea?

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    It says "signing in" for a minutre, then says "failed to sign in." and i know its the right password because it would have said invalid password right away.


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Normal 0 After signing in to ooVoo Click on FILE, then SETTINGS. Next Click on CAMERA and after TESTING it , go to MICROPHONE and select it then TEST it. Then go to SPEAKER select it and TEST it. Then Save and it should work.
Hope this helps. Bud

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I can't get a fullscreen on my logitech webcam


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http://messenger.yahoo.com/ b> Change the Settings on a Logitech Quickcam Double-click on your Logitech Quickcam icon. This is generally one of your desktop icons. You can also click your Start menu option on the lower left of your screen and choose it from your list of programs. Click "Camera settings" on the right of the new window that comes up. You can also get to the camera settings by clicking "Quick capture" and then clicking the arrow on the far right. Choose which settings you want to work with first. You will have the option of Video and Audio. The video option controls the picture while the audio option controls the sound. Go back to your main window and click "Quick capture." This will activate your webcam and allow you to view what it will look like as you adjust the different settings. Move the bar back and forth on the Brightness, Contrast and Saturation. Do these one at a time while viewing the image on your webcam until you are satisfied with the quality of the picture. Click and un-click your Low Light Boost and Color Boost options to see which, if either, is needed to make your picture quality what you desire. You can turn these on and off based on the lighting of the room at the time. Click on your Audio option once you are satisfied with your picture quality. A check mark will appear if the volume is at a good level. If you choose to reset it, click the Configuration option. Follow the steps on the Configuration Wizard once you select the Configuration option. The wizard will walk you through testing the sound on your webcam to ensure quality during live webcam chats.
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When I try to sign into oovoo it always says fail to sign in. How do I fix it?


Hello!
Sign in failure can be caused not only by the camera or Skype, but also by slow connection.

You first need to make sure that your camera is functional. Please, follow these steps and open these two windows:
  • QuickCam software: Start>Programs>Logitech>Logitech QuickCam and
  • Logitech Webcam Software: Start>Programs>Logitech>Logitech Webcam Software
  • Make sure you can see yourself in the Webcam software window
  • Close the webcam software window
Make sure your webcam is selected in Skype settings so that Skype can use it:
  • Sign in to your Skype, click Tools>Options>General>Video Settings
  • Check (click to have "tick" in the box) both "Enable Skype Video" and "Start my video automatically when I am in a call
  • Under Select Webcam (Default video device) choose Logitech QuickCam Communicate STX
  • Save
  • In Audio Settings choose Logitech Mic to be your default microphone (you have it built in your camera)
  • Check to mark the box "Let Skype adjust my audio settings"
  • Save
  • It should work now.
If you experience issues like signing in to your Skype is taking too long, Can't sign in, or you can't see or hear the other person, then you should contact your internet provider for slow connection. Also, you can check your connection using Speed Test online (www.speedtest.net).

Regards!

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I have problem with my web camera..when i using skype or oovoo it not shows nothing ..


See section A. Skype in the info below to setup the Audio & Video.
Also send this to your family and friends so they have their computer setup properly.

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:
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, it will come up and show a video picture.
Then, on the bottom of the page click save.
The camera and audio should function properly. Your friends and Family will now be able to see and hear you.

B. Yahoo Setup:
After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger

http://www.soft32.com/download_30.HTML

set it up as follows:
Go to Messenger at the top left and click on it.
Next go down to Preferences and click on it.
Next Calling and Devices on the right and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
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:

http://download.live.com/Messenger

After you start Windows Live Messenger, expand the view by clicking on the square on top left next to the red X.
Then on the Windows Live messenger window on the right side, click on " "Show Menus." And then click on "Show the Menu Bar".
Next go to the Menu Bar on right side, click on " "Action."
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:

http://dashboard.aim.com/aim

On the VIM sign-in window click on Edit.
Then click on Settings Enhanced IM.
Next click on Enhanced IM.
Then click on Audio Video.
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
The audio and camera should function now.
Additional information to use with VIM settings.
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.

and for ooVoo do this:
After signing in to ooVoo Click on FILE, then SETTINGS. Next Click on CAMERA and after TESTING it , go to MICROPHONE
and select it then TEST it. Then go to SPEAKER select it and TEST it. Then Save and it should work.
Hope this helps. Bud

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  • 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.

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Camera will not work on oovoo/skype. New computer


I'll Give you both setup's (Skype & ooVoo)

See section A. Skype in the info below to setup the Audio & Video.
Also send this to your family and friends so they have their computer setup properly.

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:
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, it will come up and show a video picture.
Then, on the bottom of the page click save.
The camera and audio should function properly. Your friends and Family will now be able to see and hear you.

B. Yahoo Setup:
After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger

http://www.soft32.com/download_30.HTML

set it up as follows:
Go to Messenger at the top left and click on it.
Next go down to Preferences and click on it.
Next Calling and Devices on the right and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
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:

http://download.live.com/Messenger

After you start Windows Live Messenger, expand the view by clicking on the square on top left next to the red X.
Then on the Windows Live messenger window on the right side, click on " "Show Menus." And then click on "Show the Menu Bar".
Next go to the Menu Bar on right side, click on " "Action."
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:

http://dashboard.aim.com/aim

On the VIM sign-in window click on Edit.
Then click on Settings Enhanced IM.
Next click on Enhanced IM.
Then click on Audio Video.
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
The audio and camera should function now.
Additional information to use with VIM settings.
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.

After signing in to ooVoo Click on FILE, then SETTINGS. Next Click on CAMERA and after TESTING it , go to MICROPHONE
and select it then TEST it. Then go to SPEAKER select it and TEST it. Then Save and it should work.
Hope this helps. Bud





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The effects not working in skype but with oovoo is ok...there is solution for this???


You have to install effects that have been approved by Skype. Other manufactures effects will not work.

Copy and paste this site into your ADDRESS BAR and hit ENTER.

Magic Camera aand Video Skins at: https://extras.skype.com/categories/2/good/effects

After after downloading and installation the EFFECTS will work in Skype.
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Thats the way they are supposed to be used with those messengers and Skype.
If you want a program that you can talk to three or more people, try ooVoo. Its a great program.
Here is the site to download and install ooVoo
Copy this site

http://oovoo.en.softonic.com/

and paste it in your ADDRESS Bar and HIT ENTER. After you get on the site and are signed in do this to get your Audio & Video setup.

Normal 0 After signing in to ooVoo Click on FILE, then SETTINGS. Next Click on CAMERA and after TESTING it , go to MICROPHONE and select it then TEST it. Then go to SPEAKER select it and TEST it. Then Save and it should work.
Hope this helps. Bud

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Hope this helps. Bud

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Did you check that you do not have an active firewall and your sister the same?

What happens if you do the call without the camera?

I also need to know what software you use to connect (msn messnger , yahoo etc.) and how you do connect to Internet (usb modem, router, wireless, dial up).

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