Question about Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000 Webcam

1 Answer

Why doesn't skpye recognize my hp computer webcam?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Expert
  • 8,637 Answers

See section A. Skype in the info below to setup the Audio & Video.
Also send this to your family and friends so they have their 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:
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:
Go to Messenger at the top left and click on it.
Next go down to Preferences and click on it.
Next Calling and Devices on the right and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
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.

C. Windows Live Messenger:

http://download.live.com/Messenger

After you start Windows Live Messenger, expand the view by clicking on the square on top left next to the red X.
Then on the Windows Live messenger window on the right side, click on " "Show Menus." And then click on "Show the Menu Bar".
Next go to the Menu Bar on right side, click on " "Action."
Go to "TOOLS" and click "Audio and Video Setting" and follow the instructions.
NOTE: Your audio and video should work. Enjoy.
When done both the Audio and Video will function properly so you can chat and see family or friends you are connected to.

D. AIM (AOL) Messenger:

http://dashboard.aim.com/aim

On the VIM sign-in window click on Edit.
Then click on Settings Enhanced IM.
Next click on Enhanced IM.
Then click on Audio Video.
The 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
Microphone
Speaker
Camera
The audio and camera should function now.
Additional information 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.
Notes:
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.
Hope this helps. Bud

Posted on Jun 09, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya Technician can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Technician (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

Webcam driver hp hd-2200


You will probably have to delete the driver from the driver property page. Then reboot the computer. Then make sure there's no driver listed. Then select up the driver. Select that you have the driver. Find a driver. Install.

Sep 11, 2017 | HP Compaq Presario 2200 Notebook

2 Answers

IS THERE A WEBCAM ON THIS MODEL?


Hi snowdie...
Your Presario CQ56-15DX does not have a built in webcam...
If you want to video, you can put an external webcam on
Please take time to rate me

Your computer specs...
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c02542735&tmp_task=prodinfoCategory&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&product=4308201

Sep 23, 2011 | Compaq Presario CQ56-115DX Laptop

1 Answer

I had a new hard drive and mother board replaced in an HP G60-230US laptop. After the these replacements, I am not abe to use my webcam. It states that it doesn't recognize the webcam. There is...


I have one possible solution, but it may not be the answer you need.
In an HP, if you replace the hard drive and the motherboard and don't run the DMI (it digitally signs the motherboard and hard drive), it may stop you from loading stuff. I know for sure unless you run this your restore disks will not work.
Something to consider. You'd have to contact HP if this is the case.

Jul 25, 2011 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Hi! I have a webcam easyCam Pro HO98669 Ver.1 and my computer doesn't recognise the cd with the driver. What can I do?


Ok it isn't unusual for a CD ROM or DVD ROM to not recognize a CD or DVD insert to it..Ok try this clean the lenses of your ROM using a CD or DVD cleaner disc if you have also try to wept your cd software with a clean dry soft cloth or cotton..If this will not work perhaps you need a new installation cd for your webcam.

Jul 10, 2011 | GE EasyCam Pro Webcam

1 Answer

My hp deluxe wecam freeze every time i turn it on! my window vista says it doen't recognize it! how can i fix this problem so that my wecam stays on?


Go to the HP.com website, Support section, and download the driver for XP. Then go to Control Panel, Hardware, Devices and look for your webcam. Go through the tabs to make sure it is Enabled. Be sure your webcam is plugged directly into the computer and not through a hub or cable. You can also test your webcam on the free webcam test tool.

May 14, 2010 | HP Webcam

1 Answer

Skype audio issues


check on the cable of ur webcam especially in mic input maybe their is a problem on audio card.One more thing to remind kindly uninstall the cam ur using right now.then try to check ur installation.In my part sometime their is a come that is not compatible to our pc especially in laptop.

Aug 24, 2009 | Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000 Web Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000 Webcam Logo

56 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Microsoft Computers & Internet Experts

micky dee

Level 3 Expert

2912 Answers

Piyal Perera
Piyal Perera

Level 3 Expert

528 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18411 Answers

Are you a Microsoft Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...