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Orbicam it's not working on yahoo messenger, i use the usb2.0 camera but nothings happening its just a black screen

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    megax01 May 11, 2010

    Is the camera working at all? or with any other applications?

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BLACK SCREEN ON MESSANGER


  1. Click the "Messenger" menu in Yahoo! Messenger and select "My Webcam."
  2. Click the "Messenger" menu in Yahoo! Messenger and select "Preferences."
  3. Click the "Webcam" category.
  4. Click the "Camera Source" button.
  5. Click the pull-down menu and select the desired camera.
  6. Click the "OK" button.

Dec 09, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook

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ACER ASPIRE 5570 BUILT-IN ORBICAM PROBLEM


Seeing it used to work, have you tried doing a System Restore? If you can remember when this started happening, you may be in luck. Just hold down your Windows key (usually between the CTRL and ALT keys on your keyboard) and hit the PAUSE-BREAK key. Then, click on START | PROGRAMS | ACCESSORIES | SYSTEM TOOLS and choose System Restore. If you have a restore point around or before the date this problem happened, click on it and let it go through its steps. Try that.

Dec 06, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

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Obi cam wont work in messenger


If you see a black screen when broadcasting your webcam:
There may not be enough light in the room. If so, illuminate the room appropriately.
Your camera may not be functioning properly. Try your camera with the manufacturer's software.
The correct camera may not be selected by Yahoo! Messenger. To change your camera source:
1. Click the "Messenger" menu in Yahoo! Messenger and select "Start My Webcam."
2. Click the "Messenger" menu in Yahoo! Messenger and select "Preferences."
3. Click the "Webcam" category.
4. Click the "Camera Source" button.
5. Click the pull-down menu and select the desired camera.
6. Click the "OK" button.
If you see a black screen when viewing a friend's webcam:
Check the status message at the bottom of your viewer window. If it says "Stopped," the person broadcasting has stopped broadcasting images. Ask the person to resume broadcasting and try viewing again.
If the person is in fact broadcasting and you still see a black screen in your viewer, ask them to check their camera and take the webcam compatibility test.

Oct 10, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5630 Notebook

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My acer aspire 9810/9800 orbicam it not working with Yahoo Messenger and MSN


options / camera settings / change the tv to webcam

Mar 08, 2008 | PC Laptops

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Acer aspire 5570z orbicam driver


As you have said to go to http://support.acer-euro.com/driver/notebook/as_5570.html to download the Orbicam driver for Win Xp OS, I have done it but it is not working with my labtop so, pls advise on what to do next.

Deepsea

Dec 11, 2007 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

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Orbicam for yahoo messenger


will just try to remove from the control panel using add/remove program to uninstall software...then after removing you must install it again.. maybe your YM is corrupted....

Dec 09, 2007 | Acer TravelMate 2300 Notebook

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Orbicam Problem


its a camera ofcourse it works offline, but it is built to use with windows live messenger and not with yahoo

Dec 09, 2007 | Acer TravelMate 2300 Notebook

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Acer's built in webcam


** Note ** When the My Pictures or Pictures folder gets full, camera will not work - Cut and Paste all pictures in that
folder to another folder and restart Orbicam program.

If that does not work then do this:

Start - Programs - look for Acer Empowering Technology then Acer E-Recovery - The look at the bottom and you will
"Backup", "Burn disk" and Restore" choose Restore - choose Apps and Drivers at the bottom of Restore tab (it will say
extracting) - once extracted - click Install or Guides and Manuals if needing Orbicam instructions - click Vista or (XP) on the left - click Drivers - click Camera or CCD - on the
right side of the screen, then look for Bison driver or (or your model which can be found in device manager - control panel - system - device manager - Imaging devices) you have then click a phrase that has something like "Install now", follow on screen instructions. Then repeat steps above and instead of driver choose Bison (or your model which can be found in device manager - control panel - system - device manager - Imaging devices) Utility

Nov 10, 2007 | Acer TravelMate 2300 Notebook

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