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MY WEBCAM DOES NOT WORK IN MSN WHEN I TRY TO USED IT SAYS THAT IT COULD NOT START MY CAMERA DEVICE WHAT SHOULD I DO?

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  • identity4 May 12, 2009

    I DOES NOT APPEAR IN MANAGER DEVICE SO WHAT CAN I DO?

  • identity4 May 12, 2009

    NOW IT DOES APPEAR IN DEVICE MANAGER BUT I DOES NOT WORK ON MSN

  • identity4 May 12, 2009

    I HAVE USED COUPLE OF TIMES BUT JUST SUDENLY IT STOPED WORKING AND NOT I CAN NOT SEE MY SELF NITHER



    WHEN I TRY TO GO TO TOOLS AUDIO VIDEO SET UP IT SAYS THAT IM NOT ABLE TO SET UP

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There a couple of things you can check - Firstly can you access your webcam via a shortcut and access any of the normal features, the easiest thing to check is will it take a still picture?

If that doesn't work - Go to control panel from your start bar and check device manager, can you find your webcam in the list of devices and does it appear in cameras and webcams?

If you can access the webcam features the problem is not related to your web cam but the software.

Tell me how you get on with the above, and there are a few more simple things to check or change to make sure you can get your webcam in MSN.

Posted on May 11, 2009

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    L May 12, 2009

    So you can see yourself in your webcam?

    Now we know the problem is not with device not being recognised.

    You have closed all the software specific for your camera, but not exited or closed the webcam.

    If the message you receive is this device is working properly. Do not alter anything and close the windows.

    Have you ever been able to use it in MSN - Or are you setting it up for the first time? In MSN check the following

    Tools/ Audio Video Setup - You should be able to associate your webcam here or is it already associated?



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