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Everything is Installed, light on my webcam is green, but no go.

I have a Microsoft Lifecam vx1000. I have the software installed and everything, the webcam is plugged in, the light is green, but I get no video feed from the webcam. My mom can hear the audio, but no video. Please help!

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    i cant make video call i get audio only. whenever i try to contact my sister

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    Dominic May 11, 2010

    Have you gone through the "VX WebCam" Setup Wizard for configuring the device?

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    Dominic May 11, 2010

    Can you open the webcam device from "My Computer" window?

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    Dominic May 11, 2010

    Do you know if the webcam is connected to a USB 2.0 port?

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Normal 0 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:

  1. Go to Tools, then Options, and click on Audio Settings and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
  2. Then click on the Video Settings.
  3. The camera if Installed Properly will come up and show a video picture.
  4. Then, on the bottom of the page click on Save.

The camera and audio should function properly. Your friends and Family will now be able to see and her to you.
C. Windows Live Messenger:

  1. After you start Windows Live Messenger, expand the view by clicking on the square on top left next to the red X.
  2. Then on the Windows Live messenger window on the right side, click on “ “Show Menus.” And then click on “Show the Menu Bar”.
  3. Next go to the Menu Bar on right side, click on “ “Action.”
  4. 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.
Hope this helps. Bud


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