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My web cam is not going through - I'm getting fast enough for audio calls but low quality video quality video calls - computer speed slow Told to call quality guide

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Hy,
The entire problem can be one of two things.
1- You have too little ram. Random Access Memory or RAM is an absolutely necessary process to have plenty of with video over the web.
Try adding RAM as the cheap and quick fix.
For a temp fix - try using it in Yahoo with your friend. This is one program that optimizes all the ram you have to make video conferencing easier.
2- You need to download the latest drivers for your particular unit. In addition to this close down other programs to make for more resources for your video sessions.
If you need more feed back to get this done - let me know through the comment section. Please rate me high as a help - it really makes a big difference for me.

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Normal 0 Disconnectthe Camera from the USB port and reinstall the CD or Downloaded softwareprogram. When the program asks you to connect the camera to theUSB port, do so and it should work.Then to use it on the Web, do this.
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After downloading and installing Skype (http://www.skype.com/intl/en-gb/download/skype/windows/beta/downloading/) set it up as follows:
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