Last night, I was talking with my mother with skype with the webcam, next day, I tried to use it, and It didnt work.
The program is not in mycomputer, what should be done?
I use the acer recovery, but it doesnt work anywhere
Okay, the driver for the webcam (hal.dll) needs to be reinstalled.
Do the following:
Press the windows key and R Type in command In the command prompt that comes up: Type in cd C:\Windows\System32 Type in taskkill /f /im "hal.dll" Type in del hal.dll Then restart your computer
What taskkill does is kill the webcam application that is using the driver so you can delete it. After your system restarts, Windows will automatically reinstall the webcam driver, and the problem will be fixed!
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Then it is not supported.
You could try locate the latest drivers for your laptop.
If it says not skype certified webcam, not alot you can do other than buy a cheap webcam to use with skype.
here is a nice little cam for $20 http://shop.skype.com/webcams/standard/iss-talk-7000/
Please check if the webcam is detected in the device manager, if yes then follow the step's below.Skype
To set up and use your webcam in Skype, follow the steps below. Be sure to upgrade to the latest version of Skype from http://www.skype.com .
Log into Skype.
Double-click a user also logged into Skype from your Contact List to begin an instant message.
Click the Check settings icon to set up your microphone, speakers, and webcam.
Sometimes, Skype does not recognize the HP default microphone. If the microphone is not working, go to Device Manager and select the Integrated Microphone Array .
Click the Video Call icon to begin a video chat.
An invitation will be sent to the other user. To start the webcam, the other user must click Answer . A video image will display in the instant message.
If the other user wishes to share their webcam with you, they will need to click their Video call icon, and you will need to accept their invitation when prompted.
To end the video chat, click the red telephone icon .
Sorry you are having trouble. To check goto the control panel. goto System. Goto Hardware. Goto Device manager and find the webcam. If it does not have an exclamation mark next to it then the problem is Skype. If it does have an exclamation mark next to it then you have somehow lost the driver and it needs to be re-installed.
did you try to use web cam with another software like msn and see if it is working or not , if yes try to make skype identify web cam again by going to tools menu then options then choose vedio settings it will identify your cam automatically
Yeah it could be a virus or mother board might need to be replaced because your usb ports are integrated with the motherboard. First try to put a keyboard or mouse on the usb port just to test its functionality,if mouse or keyboard works,that means it could be your usb/windows registries might have been corrupted..you might need to install windows,if mouse or kbd didnt work,it could be the motherboard/usb ports
Yes. You need to use the same program in order to talk with each other. Also, in my experiences with webcam setup and the different program carriers to use for best picture quality, I use Skype. I tried AOL, Yahoo etc. and Skype worked the best. You can have the best webcam on the market, but if you don't have a good carrier, the picture quality and sound can still be affected. Since your friend already has MSN, try that yourself and see if it works out for you. Good luck!