Question about Microsoft Life Cam Vx-5000 Webcam
Check your firewall and add the cam as an exception.
what operating system are you using?
if your using vista make sure your driver is searched for by the hardware manager, unless you have a vista driver.
it sounds to me like the windows firewall is keeping the cam from communicating outside.
here is a link to a driver Life Cam Driver
Also, make sure your plugged into a usb 2.0 port.
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Place the product installation CD in the CD drive of your computer. The installation wizard will start automatically. Follow the installation wizard prompts.
Plug the USB connector at the end of the LifeCam VX-1000 connection cable into an available USB port on your computer when prompted.
Place the LifeCam VX-1000 on a flat, level surface, or hang it from your computer's monitor. Continue following the wizard prompts until the installation wizard finishes.
Click the "Start" button, then click "All Programs" on the Start menu.
Click the "Microsoft LifeCam" folder icon in the list of programs on the Start menu, then click the "LifeCam" icon. That opens the LifeCam VX 1000 software and completes the installation process.
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