See section D. AIM AOL Messenger in the info below to setup the Audio & Video.
Also send this to your family
and friends so they have their computer setup properly.
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
set it up as follows:
- Go to Tools,
then Options, and click on Audio Settings and set the Microphone
and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
click on the Video Settings.
camera if Installed Properly will come up and show a video picture.
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.
D. AIM (AOL)
- On the
VIM sign-in window click on Edit.
click on Settings Enhanced IM.
click on Enhanced IM.
- Then click
on Audio Video.
Audio and Video portion has drop downs so you can select the proper audio
card and video camera installed in you computer.
The Audi Video drop downs are
The audio and camera should function now.
Additional info to use with VIM settings.
Adjust Your Audio
and Video Settings:
In order to adjust your audio and video settings,
please follow the steps given below:
1. Click the Audio and Video Settings button directly
below the My Buddy or My Camera
window. If you are currently participating in an AOL Live Video IM session, a
message will display: You must disconnect the current AOL Live
Video IM conversation before running setup. Would you like to disconnect now?
Click the Yes button.
2. The Audio and Video Tuning Wizard will appear to help
you verify that your camera, speakers and microphone are working properly.
Follow the on-screen prompts.
- The first time you use AOL Live Video IM, a
message will display: Would you like to first check your
audio and video settings? Click the Yes
button. The Audio and Video Tuning Wizard will
appear to help you verify that your camera, speakers and microphone are
working properly. Follow the on-screen prompts.
- images in AOL Live Video IM may appear
reversed, or as a mirror image (text may appear backwards) when you look
at your own camera feed or at the picture-in-picture (PIP) display.
After making the settings your ready for a chat and video
talk with your Family and Friends.