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WVC54GCA camera - setup is ok with cable install but once going to wireless, no go using Belkin N1 router

WVC54GCA Camera will not connect wirelessly, it connects with the cable and the setup sees it, but when getting to the point of wireless..no go..

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1st You download Webcam Driver.
WVC54GCA camera - setup is ok with cable install but once going to wireless, no go using Belkin N1 router
After this install the Webcam driver in the system.
Installation of Webcam Driver
Go to the control panel
Click on the System Icon
Click on the Hardware Tab
Click on the Device Manager s
Select the Unknown Device or printer device where yellow Question Marks sign on it.
Right click on it and uninstall it.
After this go to the top of the device manager and click on scan for hardware changes.
Driver installation Wizard start.
Brows Your Driver from the Hard Disk and click on next.
Driver will be install.

Posted on Jan 25, 2013

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SOURCE: Camera setup

Check your advanced wireless settings on your router, wireless mac filter might be enabled. Tou must allow the mac address of the wireless camera.

Good Day

Posted on Mar 13, 2008

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SOURCE: in trying to setup a

Normal 0 Try disconnecting the Camera from the USB port and reinstall the CD or Downloaded software program. When the program asks you to connect the camera to the USB port, do so and it should work.
Then to use it on the Web do this.
Web Camera’s have to be setup on the program they are to be used with. Just installing the camera on your computer does not set it up to broadcast on messengers or Skype.
Each program has Options that have to be setup in order for the 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/ ) set it up as follows:

  1. Go to Tools, then Options, and click on Audio Settings and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
  2. Then click on the Video Settings.
  3. The camera if Installed Properly will come up and show a video picture.
  4. 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 to see and her to you.
B. Yahoo Setup:
After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger (http://www.soft32.com/download_30.html ) set it up as follows:
  1. Go to Messenger at the top left and click on it.
  2. Next go down to Preferences and click on it.
  3. Next Calling and Devices on the right and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
  4. Next go to the Test Audio section and (in blue writing) click on “Open the call setup assistant” and follow the instructions on the left window.
C. 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 and video should work. Enjoy.
When done both the Audio and Video will function properly so you can chat and see family or friends you are connected to.
Hope this helps. Bud

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a linksys WVC54gca camera- I have it set

Contact me on my e-mail address to give you more details: nochance2ya@yahoo.com.
I have a Wireless IP camera (aka Network Camera) model Y-Cam White and here is the link so you can have an idea about it: http://www.y-cam.com/y-cam-white .
I will try to solve your problem after providing me with a few more important details.

Posted on Jul 25, 2009

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SOURCE: Lost connection

There is no solution to this. It is a problem inside Linksys wireless cameras. The video transfer is one program and the I am alive and configuration part is another program. Both using two different wireless protocols.

So the SETUP function requires it be very close...under a few feet away from wireless access point to get it connected. Once connected you can move the camera to other locations.

However, this will only last for about 12 hours, 26 is the most I ever got.
And then you are done.

It is so brittle that after days of playing with it, I set it up and had it working at 11:00pm ,and go to bed at 11:15. At 11:22 it breaks.

Essentially too brittle of software to make it work in professional setting and requires lots of maintenance.

Cameras work pretty well when software keeps them connected.

Setup software is very amateurish and bugs galore! Take a quick 5 minute look and you will see what I mean

Posted on Aug 29, 2009

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