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Logitech webcam hello FixYa, I can't figure out how to get my fairly new logitech pro 5000 webcam to work properly "while in a yahoo chat or in msn chat". I replaced my older logitech webcam thinking the colored bars was because it was broken & old. But getting the new webcam & still having the same old problems... I searched the yahoo "help page" & there it showed me just how to set up my pc to correct this color bar problem. I tried the yahoo help site & did the steps to fix it, it worked for a few days & soon back to the same problem = showing only color bars (and no image of me). I can't seem to fix it since then, as the yahoo help already showed me (back then), what to do the first time & it actually worked right away (then), but when it showed the bars a week later & ever since, I have no idea what it is & how to fix it to a normal working webcam. It works fine just taking pictures on the pc, but w/o on the yahoo chat. Hope this info helps you & I appreciate finding you for advice. Josh in Seattle

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  • buttonman Jan 10, 2008

    I don't think so, but it's hard to know, since I'm not a pc buff, lol. I do appreciate your support asking me. Have you ever seen or heard of this problem I'm having?



    My webcam turns on & while in any messenger chat (yahoo or msn) it will only show me & the other person viewing, multi-colorer vertical bars, on both ends of the viewing of my live webcam. Yahoo help actually gave me all I needed to walk thru it & correct it, but only lasted a week, w/the corrections I've put in, now already in my pc settings, theres nothing I can do to help it again. Boy...I wish I could figure it out.

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Are you trying to use more than one application with the cam at one time?

Posted on Jan 08, 2008

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    brian c Jan 10, 2008

    Yes, i've heard of it. It's all over Logitech's forums.

    What I was asking, are you trying to view yourself on the Logitech console when this happens? LIke are you tinkering around watching yourself on the other screen after opening up the Logitech software?

    The cam can only be used for one application at a time if this is the case.

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