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PLEASE HELP! Have a Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000 that for some reason won't take pictures or video. When using it in Live Messenger, i can see and hear the other person and they can hear me but they cannot see anything from my end! i have adjusted focus etc and matched the settings to what others have but i still can't see anything from the cam! Audio is perfect - just the visual part is dodgy! The actual camera works fine in other pc's so i'm assuming it's a problem with the webcam connecting to my pc (A toshiba satellite M50 running XP.) My pc fits all the requirements on the box etc so i was wondering if anyone else has had a similar problem they were able to resolve? As you can probably tell im completely pc-illiterate so any advice would be greatly apreciated!

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First you run the webcam software and see you can record your own video and able to take you own snap . if it working then you will be able to do the video chat.


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