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How do I turn the webcam? Before or after opening Skype? Someti

Several times I get the message ''Another program is using the webcam'' when I try to make a video call. This occurs when I've turned on the camera before I opened Skype.

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Disable your startup programs first. Click Start > Run > type msconfig press enter. Go to Startup tab and click on Disable All. Click OK then restart your computer.

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Cannot get skype camera to come on on an existing account


I can't get my webcam to work

1. Check that your webcam is switched on and plugged into your computer

2. A webcam can only be used by one application at a time, so make sure you don't have any other applications open that are accessing the webcam, e.g. other instant messaging applications or even some websites.

3. Problems with video are often caused by driver issues. A driver is the program you install with the webcam which makes the webcam work with your computer (some webcams use preinstalled drivers so you may not have had to install one). Make sure you have the latest driver installed. You can download and install the most recent drivers from the webcam manufacturer's website.

To test your webcam go to the Skype menu > Preferences > Video and tick the box Enable Skype Video. When Skype is able to use your webcam, you will see a video preview of yourself.

http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/support/user-guides/skype-for-mac/call-quality/poor-quality-video/webcam-not-working/


Aug 24, 2011 | Skype IM

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I have a Mac PowerBook G4 Version 10.5.8 Laptop. After many positive reviews found on Amazon.com I determined that the "Logitech Quickcam 3000 for Business works right out of the box for Mac 10.5.8. ...


Hi,

Welcome to Fixya. This is a known issue with the latest version of Skype. The latest version of Skype won't run on Mac pc so you need to download the older version of skype. Please uninstall the Skype program on on you Mac and download the older version on the link below.

You cannot open the application Skype because it is not supported on this architecture is an error caused by Skype and not by the webcam.

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If you have questions please let me know. Thanks for using Fixya

May 06, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How do i use my webcam


You have several options. You can install some type of instant messaging application such as Yahoo Messenger, Windows Live Messenger, Skype, etc. You can make a video using YouTube or Usteam.

Mar 01, 2011 | Acer Computers & Internet

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I keep getting the following message when I sign in to Skype, Another application ( Communications_Helper.exe) is attempting to access Skype, but we are unable to respond. Please try to restart the...


Go to Tools > Options > Privacy and click on the link "Manage other
programs' access to Skype". Select "Communications_Helper.exe" from the
list and click "Change". There from the 3 available options select the
last one (Do not allow this program to use Skype) and click "Ok".

Jan 29, 2011 | Logitech QuickCam Connect Webcam

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Close the other video streaming application to start video


Your camera is already online. Double click the camera icon in the lower right task bar and it will work. That is the problem, the program is trying to run twice. Again, the camera is online and working and the access to it is in the task bar at the bottom. You, of course, can change these setting if you like.

Jun 21, 2009 | Dell Studio 1737 Laptop

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Webcam wont start


This program will eliminate your problem of the camera being busy or being used by another program. Really works great.

Copy this site and paste it in your web browser address bar and hit ENTER.

http://download.cnet.com/SplitCam/3000-2348_4-10500269.html
And then click on Download Now (3.5MB)

1. Install Splitcam saying yes to everything during installation including the any warnings.

2. Then run the Splitcam program by double clicking the downloaded program.

3. Clicked on "Video" at the bottom right of the program window and selected your cmera.

Note: This will result in your camera being switched on and viewable in the
SplitCam program.

4. Opened up Skype (or other messengers) and go to "Tools" then "Options" then "Video settings."

5. Also setup your “Audio” while you are there.

6. Selected "SplitCam Capture" as my webcam, then click on save.

7. Webcam image will appeared in Skype or what ever messenger you are using.

Hope this Helps. Bud

Jun 04, 2009 | Logitech Webcam

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"webcam already in use by another application"


Normal 0 This ptogram will eliminate your problem of the camera being busy or being used by another program. Really works great.

Double click on this site http://download.cnet.com/SplitCam/3000-2348_4-10500269.html
And then click on Download Now (3.5MB)

  1. Install Splitcam saying yes to everything during installation including the any warnings.

    2. Then run the Splitcam program by double clicking the downloaded program.

    3. Clicked on "Video" at the bottom right of the program window and selected your cmera.

Note: This will result in your camera being switched on and viewable in the
SplitCam program.

4. Opened up Skype (or other messengers) and go to "Tools" then "Options" then "Video settings."

5. Also setup your “Audio” while you are there.

6. Selected "SplitCam Capture" as my webcam, then click on save.

7. Webcam image will appeared in Skype or what ever messenger you are using.

Hope this Helps. Bud

Mar 20, 2009 | Logitech Webcam

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Have several installed rocketfish webcam drivers in my Mac ibook.


Normal 0 See section A. Skype in the info below to setup the Audio & Video.
Also send this to your family and friends so they have there computer setup properly.
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.
Hope this helps. Bud



Mar 14, 2009 | Labtec Rocketfish Webcam

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HP Webcam 1.3mp built into HP Pavilion dv2025nr won't function


Both skype and yahoo have set-upprograms you need to set-up cam before use.richardm69...they are in the tab drop down.inskype use free call set-up

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