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Will not work with yahoo

Although lifecam vx-1000 works fine with msn messenger it will not work with yahoo messenger although the box says it will work with other compatible messenger groups - could you please advise me how I can configure to make it work - thank you - john ps - I have tried firewall with proxy but made no difference - message either tells me I am not connected or that the server is busy

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Re: will not work with yahoo

My Lifecam vx- 1000 wasn't working on Yahoo messenger initially. After hours of researching i came across the solution that worked for me.

In "properties" limit the USB bandwidth used - by unchecking "Auto" in configuration and decreasing the speed manually (bring it down from 6mbps to 3).

This is what worked for me, hope this helps!

Posted on Feb 03, 2008

Re: will not work with yahoo

I have a VX-1000 and use it regularly with Yahoo! Messenger.
The video works just fine for me as a webcam. (The audio is another matter. The VX-1000's microphone seems to override all the others on the system, which is highly annoying.)

I'm on an H-P laptop running Windows Vista Home Premium.
(I bought the VX-1000, because the built-in webcam on this laptop does NOT work....)

Hope this helps -- good luck!

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

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