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Logitech webcam and yahoo messenger

I am having a horrible time trying to get my Logitech Quickcam Express webcam to work with yahoo messenger. I have called two computer technical helplines and so far, they could not help me. My webcam is made to be used with yahoo messenger and it is made to be used with my operating system on my computer. My operating system is windows xp. I have tried several different times to delete the software for the camera and then reinstall the software for the camera. I have also restarted my computer several different times. I have downloaded the latest version of yahoo messenger. I have tried any and everything suggested thus far. Nothing seems to work. I have no idea what is wrong and why my camera won't work through yahoo messenger. My webcam is working. I can see my picture on my own computer screen, but I just can't get it to let others view me too. I would REALLY appreciate anyone's help with this matter. I just have no idea what else to try to make this thing work. My email address is Thank you so much in advance for any and all help. Sincerely, Larry

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Re: Logitech webcam and yahoo messenger

I was having this same problem..the only way I knew to fix it..shut down your window for the cam when it pops shouldn't be seeing two windows of yourself. I thought was supposed to. So just click View my Webcam or use the Webcam button on YM...then shut the one that comes up when you turn your cam on.
Hope this helps.

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My logitech webcam won't work in msn messenger when i try to make a video says I need to buy or install a webcam? what's the deal? heeeelp

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Have you installed the Logitech Quickcam program? If you did then open the application and select the instant messenger(i.e. MSN, SKype, Yahoo) that you will be using the camera.

If you have note yet installed the Logitech Quickcam application then I suggest you disconnect the webcam and run the software first.

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Camera dont work on Yahoo Messenger

Please make sure that your web cam is not been in use by any other messenger or its in use.

If the web cam is open or being used by any other messenger then it will not work on other platform.

Since few days there is some issue with yahoo messenger's audio and video.

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try to go to yahoo messenger and then preferences and look for the camera source, make sure that the camera source is your webcam if its not choose it, try it and then tell me if it wont work.

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You cannot access camera source until the webcam is running in Messenger - try setting it up from scratch
1) The webcam is working outside of Messenger
2) Reboot webcam by unplugging the USB connection and inserting it again - its important if its been used elsewhere and prior to chat.
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To find out what the requirements are for messenger webcams, check out the following.
Once you have your webcam working outside of Yahoo Messenger you have to configure it to messenger CONNECTION
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> messenger > my webcam - warning panel will come on click 'ok' and your webcam will launch. DEFAULT
With webcam still running > Messenger > Preferences > Webcam > Camera Source - set your webcam as default using dropbox. > Camera Settings - adjust settings to suit. > Apply > OK PERMISSION OPTIONS
>messenger > preferences > webcam - make your selections about who you will allow to view you
IN USE Your contacts may need to configure their connection the same as above or they may also get a "webcam not connected" message

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Logitech quick cam messenger

Hey guys,

Every review/spec I have read on this cam so far indicates that there is no built in microphone on the Quickcam Express. Here is one of those sites...

If you still have your box that the camera came in, it should tell you for certain if there is a microphone in the product description on the back or side of the box.

Let me know if there is anything else I can do for you, and good luck.

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are you using yahoo messenger or msn messenger?

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Hey guys I'm having the same problem i got the logitech quickcam express and when I try to connect to yahoo and even aim it comes up connecting...then attempting to reconnect, then an error message comes up. The cam works fine, it just won't connect to the messengers. Did you guys figure it out? Thx B

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HELP(picture during live webcam use)

probabaly due to the lens adjustment that U have to correct, u can try that and may confliction may be due to drivers version campatibility i hope my suggestion may be helpful

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