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Web cam not working on MSN messenger.

Everything is installed and updated but when I try to start my webcam with another person it doesn't seem to be connecting what-so-ever.
Does anyone know why and how to fix this problem?
I have Windows Live Messenger. My webcam works O.K. but when I conect with somebody else, they can not see my picture. My camera does not open so they can see me.
I checked my configuration and everything seems to be right.
It is anything I can do that I don't know about?

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Normal 0 See section C. Windows LiveMessenger in the info below to setup the Audio & Video.
Also send this to your familyand friends so they have there computer setup properly.
Web Camera’s have to besetup on the program they are to be used with. Just installing the camera on your computer does not set it up tobroadcast on messengers or Skype.

Each program has Options that have to be setup in order forthe 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/Bud )

  1. Log on to SKYPE and do the following.
  2. Go to Tools, then Options, and click on Audio Settings and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
  3. Then click on the Video Settings.
  4. The camera if Installed Properly will come up and show a video picture.
  5. 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 tosee and her to you.

C. Windows LiveMessenger:
Go to thissite http://download.live.com/?sku=messengerBud and download 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 andvideo should work. Enjoy.

When done both the Audio and Video will function properly soyou can chat and see family or friends you are connected to.
Hopethis helps. Bud


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Had the same problem... Here's how I solved the problem...
But if you do this be careful... I take no responsibility...Just trying to help...
Go to your firewall settings & make sure Port number 443 Tcp & Udp are open... This gives access to secure Websites...
If you do not know how to open ports then get someone to help you
or do some reading in the internet on how to do it...
Fot windows xp just open the firewall & click exceptions then click port..
now just type in whatever name you want to call it then type in 443 as the port number & check tcp & click ok...Now go back again & do the same except this time check Udp.. After opening port 443 if it should by some chance be closed,try to use the webcam with messenger... Even if it does now work I also recommend that you go here & follow those instructions as well... http://messenger-support.spaces.live.com/blog/
Those instructions start off by helping with sign in problems but as you scroll further down the page you will find many other tips and tricks that should help... I hope this will help to solve your webcam issues.
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