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WEBCAM PROBLEMS i have a logitech webcam pro 5000..i installed the 9.5.0 program to my windows 98 dell computer. i get video on msn ok, but once everything is shutdown, and i want to take just a picture it tells me the camera is not plugged in..what can i do????

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    sorry , my bad. i have windows xp,,,don't know what i was thinking. no other program is running...it was alot easier when i didnt download 9.5.0.

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Is another program trying to use the camera in whatever picture program you are using? windows 98 doesn't have built in photo taking software, so check the settings of what ever program you are using to make sure it is "looking" for the correct camera, if you can read korean handuri is a great solution.

windows 98 is no longer supported for microsoft, so your best solution would be to upgrade to a XP.

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I have misplaced my software disc for my cam and am unsure of the model to download software for it. i have tried seeking the device via a link i found but to no avail. i can get the cam to work thru...


Visit the Logitech website and browse the photo gallery for your model and click on the photo to navigate to the support page.
Note - Older models on page 2 - look for the link at the bottom right of page 1 and click on it "Still can't find your product?"

http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/405/&cl=us,en?prodcrid=405

In addition to the Logitech installer you will need to download Microsoft DirectX 9 or later to support your webcam

Procedure
Close all programs while uninstalling - downloading and uploading software
Disconnect your webcam
Uninstall the current webcam software on your computer
Restart computer
Download the Installation package from Logitech
Run the installer and choose your options - You may not want Logitech Chat but the Desktop icon for the webcam toolbar is a must.
Connect your webcam when prompted.Set your webcam mic (if it has one as default)
Vista - If you have an earlier OS, you may have to access your hardware from the Control Panel.
Plug in the webcam

TEST SPEAKERS
Right click on speaker icon in System Tray or from Control Panel
Select "Playback Devices"
The speaker icon ( checked as working) and volume level graph should be visible
Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
Left hand speakers followed by right hand should be heard

SET DEFAULT & TEST MIC
Click "Recording" tab.
To set required (webcam) mic as default - click on mic font to highlight and click "Properties"
In lower dropbox display "Use this device enable" click 'OK'
Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
Return to "Recording". Test mic by speaking and make sure volume graph displays

Restart computer

Test your webcam here to make sure it broadcasts ok - Hit 'Allow' in the top window and check your cam in the left hand panel.

http://www.testmycam.com/

If it fails to work here concentrate on your webcam drivers and software before moving forward.

Having proved your cam is working ,you can configure it to WLM (MSN)

CONFIGURE SOFTWARE to MSN
Its good practice to disconnect and re-connect your webcam before you start - if you have been using it elsewhere the MSN

software may have difficulty in locating it, even if you exited the previous program correctly.
The reason being, the webcam software can remain hooked-up to a program and needs to be rebooted.
Mine, I just unplug it from the USB and plug it back in to reboot the software.
If yours is integral with the computer you will have to re-start the computer, use a keyboard shortcut or disable / enable the

webcam from the Device Manager.

Open MSN
Click 'Open Menu'
From 'Tools; navigate to, and click, 'Audio and Video setup'
Set your speakers
Click 'Test' - if OK, move on.
Set your mic as default
Use the slider to set volume and test.
Click 'Next'
This takes you to the video setup
Your webcam should be broadcasting - (if not - make sure the webcam is set as default - restart MSN)
Use 'Webcam Settings'to fine tune the picture.
Click 'Finish'






Aug 02, 2010 | Logitech Webcam

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Describe your how to install logitech quickcamProblem i install already but my msn can use the web cam


Disconnect your webcam
Close all programs
Uninstall current software
Restart computer
Download software from Logitech website - find your camera and click on the picture to move to the support page for that model

http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/405/&cl=us,en?prodcrid=405

Older models on page 2 - look for the link at bottom right of page 1 "Still can't find your product?"
Select your OS and download software
Upload software - you may not want the Logitech chat feature but do opt for the desktop shortcut
Connect your webcam when prompted
Make sure you have the support software installed for logitech webcams (DirectX 9)

Test your webcam here to make sure it broadcasts ok - Hit 'Allow' in the top window and check your cam in the left hand panel.

http://www.testmycam.com/

Having proved your cam is working ,you can configure it to WLM (MSN)

CONFIGURE SOFTWARE to MSN
Its good practice to disconnect and re-connect your webcam before you start - if you have been using it elsewhere the MSN software may have difficulty in locating it, even if you exited the previous program correctly.
The reason being, the webcam software can remain hooked-up to a program and needs to be rebooted.
Mine, I just unplug it from the USB and plug it back in to reboot the software.
If yours is integral with the computer you will have to re-start the computer, use a keyboard shortcut or disable / enable the webcam from the Device Manager.

Open MSN
Click 'Open Menu'
From 'Tools; navigate to, and click, 'Audio and Video setup'
Set your speakers
Click 'Test' - if OK, move on.
Set your mic as default
Use the slider to set volume and test.
Click 'Next'
This takes you to the video setup
Your webcam should be broadcasting - (if not - make sure the webcam is set as default - restart MSN)
Use 'Webcam Settings'to fine tune the picture.
Click 'Finish'

May 30, 2010 | Logitech QuickCam Express Web Camera

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I have just bought this webcam for my mac but seems unable to set up


Check here for MAC compatible cameras.

Manufacturer/Model Driver version Platforms Meets requirements

3com Home Connect 6.6.4 Windows 2000, Me, 98 Yes

Apple iSight (Firewire) Firmware 1.0 Mac OS X (Pantder) Yes

BTC PC 380 Intel 3.20.1001.0 Windows XP Yes

Creative WebCam Go Plus 1.0 Windows XP, Me, 98 Yes

Creative WebCam (WDM) 1.0.11.131 Windows Yes

D-Link USB WebCam(DSB-C100) 0921 Windows XP, 2000, Me, 98Mac 9.2 and 9.1 Yes*

IBM Ultraport Camera 2 Most Current Windows 2000 Yes

Intel Deluxe PC Camera 1.0 Windows XP, 2000 Yes

Intel Easy PC Camera 1.0 Windows XP, 2000, Me, 98 Yes

Intel PC Camera CS 110 6.0.0.62 Windows X Yes

Irez Kritter USB 1.02b4 Windows 2000, Me, 98,Mac 9.1 Yes*

Irez StealtdFire 1.2 Mac 9.2, 9.1, 9.0.4 Yes

Logitech ClickSmart510 7.0.0.1221 Windows Yes

Logitech QuickCam traveler 6.0.1 Windows 2000 Yes

Logitech QuickCam Web 6.0.1 Windows 2000 Yes

Logitech QuickCam Express 6.0.1 Windows 2000 Yes*

Logitech QuickCam Pro 3000 6.0.1 Windows XP, 2000, Me, Mac 9.2 and 9.1 Yes

Logitech QuickCam VC Windows - 4.1.5 Macintosh - 2.1.2
Windows 2000, Mac OSX, 9.2, 9.1, 9.0 Yes

Logitech QuickCam Zoom 8.0.3.1110 Windows XP Yes

Orange Micro iBOT Pro Firewire 4.10.22 Windows 2000, Mac OS X and 9.2 Yes

Veo Stingray 5.0.0.0 Windows XP, Me, 2000, 98 Yes


Copy this site and paste it in your web browser address bar and hit ENTER todownload the MAC drivers macam version 0.9.2 (current version)
for Logitech Quick Cam.

http://webcam-osx.sourceforge.net/downloads.html

Then to use it on the Web, do this.

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:
Go to Tools, then Options, and click on Audio Settings and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
Then click on the Video Settings.
The camera, if Installed Properly, it will come up and show a video picture.
Then, on the bottom of the page click save.
The camera and audio should function properly. Your friends and Family will now be able to see and hear you.

B. Yahoo Setup:
After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger (http://www.soft32.com/download_30.HTML )
set it up as follows:

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My webcam does not work on msn


first you need to know that if you used xp ...and upgraded to vista ...you need to find a compatible driver for your web cam too ...if your web cam used to work just fine on vista ...and its just the msn issue ...just reinstall the latest MSN messenger and it should be enough ...also verify the proxy servers on the messenger preferences..and set 'em to fit the kinda conexion you use...
but I suspect a problem with the program settings ...so the easy way is just to install the latest messenger(MSN) available for vista ...and it will be ok

May 17, 2009 | Logitech QuickCam Pro 5000 Webcam

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My webcam doesnt show up when i plug it in !


if other IM like yahoo have the possibility to ofer someone an invite to view webcam ...this isnt possible in msn ..the only way you can do thet is when you click video call ...and this is available when both are using the msn program installed into the pc...and a new version ...if one is using a web related chat this became impossibe ...so ...take a good look and see if you have the button for audio video call..should be 4th from the left of the messeging window...it looks like a calling device ..with a film band on ...you may need to upgrade to a new version if you do not have such a button ...as long as in is working on other IM mean that the problems is on msn instalation

Apr 03, 2009 | Logitech QuickCam Pro 5000 Webcam

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Logitech WebCam Pro 5000 - Video Problem


Well the thing is with Digital Camera If there is lots going on (on the computer) your other program might interfer
1st end all processes that might have anything to do with the camera or that may be using any of its features, I would retart your computer as well
If you still have any issue uninstall and reinstall the drivers for the camera.
But I'm thinking you might have too much going on in the computer at the same time

Good Luck
- John -

Dec 20, 2007 | Logitech QuickCam Pro 5000 Webcam

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Mic has quit working on Quickcam Pro 5000


Did you by chance mute it in the computers sound manager or a specific program (msn, yahoo)? These settings tend to over-ride the Logitech console settings.

Nov 14, 2007 | Logitech QuickCam Pro 5000 Webcam

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Sound not working on msn, ispq, and other programs


Is it greyed out on the logitech window, or another application?

Nov 08, 2007 | Logitech QuickCam Pro 5000 Webcam

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