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I have cd for this but i use the vista i need the driver for vista

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How do I do a video webchat


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Which messenger service ???? skype ,yahoo ,msn , google....
Use MSN for Video Chat b> Configure your webcam (see Below for help) if your computer does not have a built-in one. http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/windowsmessenger/ballew_video.mspx Launch MSN Messenger. Use your email address and password to sign in. Click on "Actions." Point to "Audio/Video" and select the "Start a video conversation" option. Navigate to your contact list. Highlight the username of the contact with whom you wish to video chat and click "OK." An invitation to begin video chat will be sent to the contact. Once the contact accepts the invitation, you will receive a confirmation message. Once the contact accepts your invitation, Messenger will automatically turn on your webcam and the contact will be able to see you. Chat with the contact by typing text into the text field and clicking "Send." Click on the webcam icon to end the conversation.
Do Video Chat With Yahoo Messenger b> Yahoo! Messenger is an instant messaging application allowing users to communicate with each other in real-time.
It is available for several platforms but only the Windows and Mac versions allow video chats.

Minimum Requirements
Users need to have a webcam and a headset or a microphone and speakers in order to video chat. It is also necessary to have a Yahoo! account. b> System Requirements for Windows Windows users need version 10 or higher of Yahoo! Messenger for Windows, Windows XP or later, a computer with at least a 1 GHz processor and 512 MB of RAM or more in order to video chat. b> System Requirements for Mac Mac users need version 3.0 or higher of Yahoo! Messenger for Mac, Mac OS X 10.4 or later, either a G4 with a 400 MHz processor or a Mac with an Intel processor and at least 512 MB of RAM in order to video chat. b> Webcam Compatibility for Mac Many Macs for home use come preinstalled with a webcam but if yours does not, you can check its compatibility with Messenger with the BTV software program from Ben Software. b> Webcam Compatibility for PC Yahoo! provides a test page for PC users to test their webcams.
http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/messenger/messenger10/webcam/mstacamtest.html b> b> http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/messenger/mac/mac3/webcam/mstamcamtest.html On MAC computer http://messenger.yahoo.com/download/ Yahoo messenger download b>

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How to remove auto brightness feature?


webcam displays colours b> Webcams are useful in both personal and business functions, from video chatting to video conference calls. When your webcam displays strange colors, it is usually due to a problem that is easily fixed even without advanced technical abilities. By trying at-home solutions before sending the computer or camera in for service, you can save time and money.

Lighting
Lighting is a common cause of strange webcam colors. When your webcam does not have enough light, it compensates by adjusting settings internally. The adjustments can result in color shifts that are not true to life. Bright, diffuse lighting reduces the workload on your webcam and allows it to display colors as they are. The light source should be behind the computer and pointed at your face to reduce shadowing and provide an even light. Avoid light sources behind you, as they can cause extreme contrast between your face and the light. b> Webcam Settings b> Most webcams come equipped with customization settings that allow you to adjust the display. Changing the settings while watching a preview webcam image can help you fix odd colors on the display. The location of the video settings varies, but is often located in the Preferences, Settings, Configure or Video menus. Adjust the tint, contrast and brightness settings until the image shifts to a normal color scheme. Webcam Drivers b> Webcam drivers allow the camera to function properly. When your drivers are corrupt or out of date, they can affect even the most basic display abilities. Webcam manufacturers publish the most recent driver downloads on their websites, usually on the individual product page, along with instructions for installation. To allow your computer to communicate with the webcam and use the drivers, run a software update to install any recent versions. b> Special Effects b> Some webcams come with built-in special effects that allow you to customize the appearance of the video stream. If an effect was enabled during the last session, it may stay on when the camera is turned on again. Turning the effects off will usually resolve the problem. The location of video effect settings varies by webcam model and manufacturer. Logitech Video Effects are located using the mask button in the QuickCam menu. On a Mac, effects for the built-in iSight webcam can be changed in the Effects 1 and 2 menus in the Photo Booth application. Hope this helps.

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My webcam iball c8.0 is showing blurr images and is fully blurrr


Webcams are useful in both personal and business functions, from video chatting to video conference calls. When your webcam displays strange colors, it is usually due to a problem that is easily fixed even without advanced technical abilities. By trying at-home solutions before sending the computer or camera in for service, you can save time and money.

Lighting
Lighting is a common cause of strange webcam colors. When your webcam does not have enough light, it compensates by adjusting settings internally. The adjustments can result in color shifts that are not true to life. Bright, diffuse lighting reduces the workload on your webcam and allows it to display colors as they are. The light source should be behind the computer and pointed at your face to reduce shadowing and provide an even light. Avoid light sources behind you, as they can cause extreme contrast between your face and the light. b> Webcam Settings b> Most webcams come equipped with customization settings that allow you to adjust the display. Changing the settings while watching a preview webcam image can help you fix odd colors on the display. The location of the video settings varies, but is often located in the Preferences, Settings, Configure or Video menus. Adjust the tint, contrast and brightness settings until the image shifts to a normal color scheme. Webcam Drivers b> Webcam drivers allow the camera to function properly. When your drivers are corrupt or out of date, they can affect even the most basic display abilities. Webcam manufacturers publish the most recent driver downloads on their websites, usually on the individual product page, along with instructions for installation. To allow your computer to communicate with the webcam and use the drivers, run a software update to install any recent versions. b> Special Effects b> Some webcams come with built-in special effects that allow you to customize the appearance of the video stream. If an effect was enabled during the last session, it may stay on when the camera is turned on again. Turning the effects off will usually resolve the problem. The location of video effect settings varies by webcam model and manufacturer. Logitech Video Effects are located using the mask button in the QuickCam menu. On a Mac, effects for the built-in iSight webcam can be changed in the Effects 1 and 2 menus in the Photo Booth application. Hope this helps.

Jan 16, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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How do i use my webcam


Webcams (PC cameras) are simple devices that allow you to video chat with family and friends on popular instant messaging programs such as Skype, AIM, Windows Messenger and Yahoo! As technology advances, many webcams improve on visual quality and audio playback. Instead of just typing words, they allow you to be creative and silly to make for good conversations. Webcams are so easy to use, once you install its necessary drivers, it's excitement all the way.

Get Ready to Webcam

1.Insert the installation disc that comes with your webcam (PC camera) and follow the instructions to install the drivers. This varies with different models and manufacturers.
2.Connect the USB cable attached to your webcam to an open USB port on your computer when prompted to by your installation disc.
3.Place the webcam on top of your monitor and maintain a distance of about three feet at most. This ensures that you remain in frame and the camera stays in focus.
4.Adjust the angle of the webcam so that the lens and the built-in microphone are facing you. Adjust your desktop speaker to face you for proper audio playback.
5.Launch the messenger program you like to use and begin video chatting with your family and friends.

I hope you find it very helpful. Thank you for using fixya.

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Renstalar web camera cristal eye


http://download.cnet.com/Acer-Crystal-Eye-webcam/3000-2108_4-188685.html see if that link works, if not or if your using windows 7 you HAVE TO download the driver for vista, and install it as a vista program by right clicking the file you downloaded and clicking RUN AS then choose vista. Install it, the actual webcam software may not work but the drivers will allow you to use programs like yahoo messenger video chat, and skype.

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Error during capture error code 800706f8


The very first step is of course to check your webcam connection. Most webcams use the USB port to connect to the PC, so check if your USB cable is properly plugged. For build-in webcams this steps does of course not apply. Many new laptops have a build-in webcam. Also try connecting your webcam directly to your PC instead of through a USB hub (if you are using one).
The next thing is to do is to check your Windows Device Manager and see if the hardware is recognized and installed properly.
It might be that the hardware is recognized as a camera, but the right drivers are not installed. The yellow explanation mark will indicate a problem.
windows-xp-other-device.jpg If the device is not recognized in Windows XP, it will be listed under Other Devices.
windows-vista-device-error.jpg In either case you can try to update the drivers. Right-click the device, and in the popup menu select Update Driver Software. Then follow the instructions on screen, but make sure you allow Windows to search the web for updated drivers.
In case no driver for the webcam can be found, you can try a third party driver finding program that scans your PC for installed hardware and allows you to install missing drivers.
If this fails, the next step would be to uninstall the software that came with your webcam. Use the Add or Remove Programs feature in the Control Panel. If that does not work you can use a third party uninstaller.
After uninstalling the software, restart your PC and then reinstall the webcam software. In most cases this will solve the problems. Depending on the software, you might need to unplug your webcam during the software installation.
If the drivers and webcam software are correctly installed, and you still cannot see any video, there can be a problem with the program settings. Most chat and meeting software have a configuration option to select the video source for the webcam feature. If you have multiple devices that qualify for video, you might need to select your webcam device as the source for the webcam feature in that program.
Some webcams and programs require additional software, although that should be installed with the webcam if things are right. But is does not harm to check if your Java, Flash and Quicktime software are installed and up to date. But certainly check your DirectX software, since all video applications, including webcams, use DirectX for video processing. Try downloading the latest DirectX version and install it (Windows XP: DirectX 9.0c - Windows Vista: DirectX 10).
Lastly, if your webcam's image is not sharp, check to see if it has a focus ring. A blurry image can sometimes simply mean the webcam is not in focus. Adjusting the focus through the ring can solve that problem.
Other picture quality problems with webcams can be addressed by changing the video capture properties for the webcam. Most programs that can use a webcam will have an option to access the properties of the video source, which will bring up the video capture properties window.
video-capture-properties.jpg Do keep in mind that not all settings will be enabled depending on the webcam and the webcam driver installed on your computer. In the example you can see that some settings are disabled. The example shows the video capture properties for an Acer Crystal Eye webcam.
What else to try: download missing webcam drivers! If you are using your webcam for instant messaging with one of the popular chat programs, have a look at EatCam, which allows you to record your webcam chats from MSN, YM, ICQ, Skype, AIM and a few more!

Mar 05, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Hi, can you please suggest how i can increase the clarity of my Toshiba laptop web camera ?, How i can check the driver version and how it will get upgrade . i am using windows vista.Please suggest.


Most likely one of two things is going on:

1. The resolution of the webcam built in to your laptop is not as high asyou would prefer (i.e., you would like higher resolution in general). Unfortunately, if this is the case, the maximum resolution of the camera is pretty much limited by the hardware itself and can only be remedied by purchasing a higher resoution external webcam.

2. You are using the webcam for video chat (or something similar) and people on the other end are noticing a choppy-ness or conspicuous lag-time in the video being sent to them. If this is the case, then you may be able to remedy the problem by actually LOWERING the resolution settings on the software you are using to stream your video feed to another computer (not the Toshiba or webcame software, but the chat software). If this is the case, you may repost your question with the specific type of software you are using if you need help adjusting the resolution on it.

Good luck!

-Patrick

Dec 20, 2010 | Toshiba Computers & Internet

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How do you set up the web cam on a acer laptop


  1. Plug your webcam into your laptop's USB port. All modern webcams use the USB port, which is generally located on the left or right side of your laptop.
  2. Install the CD that came with your webcam. All webcams come with a CD with drivers that allow the computer to read the data from the webcam. The CD may also come with a chat program which will allow you to communicate with online contacts who use a similar webcam.
  3. Mount the webcam on top of your laptop. Most webcams will have special plastic clamps that will attach to the top of your computer without hassle. However, since Laptops are often moved around, be careful not to use any adhesive docking mounts, as these are non-removable and may not allow your laptop to fit into specialty cases.
  4. Download and install a video chat service. There are several free video chat services, including Windows Live Messenger and Skype. See the resources section to links to these video chat programs.
  5. Test your webcam. Open your selected program and go to the webcam section. Try contacting someone you know on the service. You should see both yourself and the other person in separate windows. If your feed is shaky or flickers, you may need to reconnect the USB cable. If you do not see the picture at all, try re-installing the drivers on the CD that came with the webcam. You also may want to try the different troubleshooting steps outlined in the owner's manual.
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In order to communicate with people online, your laptop will need to be connected to broadband Internet speeds, as dial-up does not have the necessary bandwidth for Internet video chat.

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Logitech webcam for youtube...


Certianly you can.  It's just a matter of getting them uploaded.  I actually have a program on my lappy called CyberLink YouCam that will automatically upload any video you make with your cam to youtube.  However, I don't use a logitech webcam, mine's integrated.

Regardless, you can do it easily.  If I recall correctly when I used a logitech quickcam, the software allowed you to save a video as .avi, which you can upload to YouTube and it will auto convert it to .flv.  Research is showing that YouTube will allow the following extensions: .avi, .mov, and .mpg.

Here's a nifty little link that will walk you through the process:  http://www.webvideozone.com/public/308.cfm

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Can't email videos


The easiest way I know to email webcam videos is with mailVU.com. It allows you to record for 10 minutes and email to anyone for free. There are no attachment hassles.

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