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Web Cam I haven't used my web cam in a couple of years and forgot how to do it. I can see me on my monitor...how do I connect to my grandson?

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  • ellenbubbie Dec 02, 2007

    Hi HarryF. Thank you so much for this useful information. I would like to try this with you. I am on the east coast so could we make a time to connect?

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    downloaded manual and driver, light does not come on on front of webcam, does not come on in Skype or other application

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    Yes, how do I get my webcam to work in the way it is supposed to i.e. beam my ugly mug to another im user?

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You will have to get an account with such services as Yahoo messenger or hotmail and then this will allow you to call your grandson again. I have tried both and hotmail puts less other stuff on your computer and is clear but you can't do multiple conversations at once. Yahoo charges about a penny a minute and I use it to talk to my brother in Shainhi. It is nice to talk to my Mother out of state. It is easy enough to use that she gets it going from a retirement home with no problem.
I can talk to you live to walk you through the yahoo setup and then practice with you on yahoo with my account if you want. You will also have to consider if your grandson's system is up and running and what service he is using. Better find that out first so you can be on the same type.
Let me know how I can help. I made a mission of getting 5 family members started up on this so we could all talk more.
HarryF

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    Harry Flotemersch Dec 02, 2007

    I can help you in the next several hours as I am working on my computer all afternoon. It is 1:34 here now. Perhaps this is a good time to try out the live help feature of fixya.com.

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