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No sound on webcam video call ONLY

Just installed Microsoft LifeCam VX-6000 quickly and easily, no problems when testing the mic, audio and sound, etc... However, while the sound on my PC works perfectly fine everywhere else once i am connected with a video chat via the webcam there is no sound. It literally works fine until i've connected the call. ???
should i install drivers? reboot??

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You will probably need to reconfigure whatever software you are using for the video call to pull audio from the Onboard Mic from the Cam. If it is not configured to pull the audio from that Mic on the Cam, it may be looking for audio somewhere else. This is sadly an issue with a lot of Video Chat software applications.

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I have a microsoft VX-6000. until recently it worked fine (video and microphone) on skype & msn, however now the microphone has stopped working. when I go into skype/tools/options/audio settingsand...


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Right click on speaker icon in System Tray or from Control Panel
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First I would need to clarify if that is the outside sound directly from the device or if that is the sound being recorded through the mic? If its coming directly from the webcam on the outside, I would suggest first testing it on another system then replace it. If its from the recorded sound from the mic, try reseating the webcam usb cable, then try checking the other audio channels that you can access by double clicking on the speaker in the bottom right, make sure the other channels are muted.

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Does that webcam have a USB plug AND an audio jack to plug into your computer? If so, you don't need to plug in the audio jack connected to it, and that should help with the heavy static the other person gets. Then again, unless you have another mic plugged into your computer on a headset or something, you won't be able to send audio because the mic to the webcam would be unplugged.

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HI,

Please reinstall your camera drivers.If you still face the problem then reinstall msn messenger.
This should fix the issue.

if you need any more help let me know.

Thank You

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You can download the driver here :- http://www.opendrivers.com/driver/236296/microsoft-lifecam-nx-6000-vx-1000-vx-3000-vx-6000-driver-1.21-windows-xp-free-download.html
the camera has a built in microphone,so after a proper installation you should have the video and mic funtioning.
but in your case, the cam doesn't work, so you have to try first uninstall the driver >> unplug the camera USB port >> then make a restart >> plud the camera back into the usb >> and install the drivers again.

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Normal 0 Go to Control Panel and Click on Sounds, Click on Audio, then Click on the Microphone. Then Click on the drop down and select Camera Microphone.
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