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Will using Skype free computer to computer phone calls with video-- affect my one gigabyte per month

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Yes... cos your video uses bandwidth for uploads (sending video across) and downloads (for viewing your friend's video)... So.. it will use some of your allocated quota..

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Short answer yes , depending on how much you use skype will determine how fast you use your one gigabyte a month , so if you like using it a higher download limit would be advisable.

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You can always make free PC-to-PC calls using programs like Skype, yahoo messenger, Hangout. While from PC to mobile calls are not free. Nevertheless you can call USA free of charge using Google hangout. Hope it helps !

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update driver
Open skype go to tools from the drop down list select options scroll to audio settings
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make sure the microphone is using the same as your computers audio
You can make a free test call if you cant get the microphone to work you can select learn about setting up your audio equipment also
Click start control panel sounds and audio devices audio and also voice its the same make sure that you have the right default microphone selected you should be able scroll to video settings to make sure you have the right settings
Open skype go to tools options scroll to audio settings or video settings on the right you will see webcam setting you can change the settings from there click apply after changing any settings also you can see the webcam there you can even take a snapsot also make sure your settings are correct for a video call
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Click start control panel sounds and audio devices select advanced there might be a tick in the mute box untick also
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select the voice tab and make sure that you have the right media selected also select volume make sure the box for microphone has a tick in it.

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Click start control panel view devices and printers you should see your webcam from there
if you are have trouble with your webcam.
Click start right click on my computer select properties then device manager scroll down image devices you could see a yellow question exclamation mark? ! or a red X
right click to reinstall drivers or update driver W7.
Click start control panel view devices and printers you should see your webcam from there
if you are have trouble with your webcam.
Click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll down image devices you could see a yellow question mark?
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http://download.cnet.com/slimdrivers-free/3000-18513_4-75279940.html
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this is a free driver solutions
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Some webcams and programs require additional software, although that should be installed with the webcam if things are right.
But is does not harm to check if your Java, Flash andQuicktimesoftware are installed and up to date.
But certainly check your DirectX software, since all video applications, including webcams, use DirectX for video processing.
Try downloading the latest DirectX version and install it (Windows XP: DirectX 9.0c- Windows Vista: DirectX 10).
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Which-version-of-DirectX-is-on-your-computer
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Open skype go to tools from the drop down list select options scroll to audio settings
you can make a free test call before you try to make a call.
Make sure the microphone is using the same as your computers audio
you can make a free test call if you cant get the microphone to work you can select learn about setting up your audio equipment.
Click start control panel sounds and audio devices audio and also voice it's the same make sure that you have the right default microphone selected you should be able scroll to video settings to make sure you have the right settings.
Open skype go to tools options scroll to audio settings or video settings on the right you will see webcam setting you can change the settings from there click apply after changing any settings also you can see the webcam there you can even take a snapsot also make sure your settings are correct for a video call.
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Select the voice tab and make sure that you have the right media selected also select volume make sure the box for microphone has a tick in it
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Online Status
When one of your Skype contacts is not online, they will not show up in your list of available contacts.
It is possible to hold a conversation with someone who is not on your friend list, however; if you are trying to talk to someone you have previously chatted with but does not show up on your list of contacts, check to make sure that you have added the person.
All of your added contacts will show up on your list; the ones who are offline will have a grayed-out Skype icon and the contacts who are online will have a green icon next to their name.
If you cannot see the person's name, you may need to search for them and create a new contact.
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Skype users have the option to change their availability when they are signed into the program. The status availability options are: offline, online, SkypeMe!, invisible, away, not available and do not disturb.
If the person you want to talk to is signed in but has selected the "offline" or "invisible" availability, you will not see them as online.
For the name to show up on your list of online contacts, the person must change their availability.

Blocked
If you cannot see a person that you have already added to your list, there is a chance that the person has blocked you.
When a Skype user chooses to block you, you will not be able to see anything about availability.
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click start control panel administrative tools computer management device manager scroll down image devices you could see a yellow question mark?
right click to reinstall drivers or update driver

open skype go to tools from the drop down list select options scroll to audio settings
you can make a free test call before you try to make a call
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you can make a free test call if you cant get the microphone to work you can select learn about setting up your audio equipment also

click start control panel sounds and audio devices audio and also voice its the same make sure that you have the right default microphone selected you should be able scroll to video settings to make sure you have the right settings

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click start control panel sounds and audio devices select advanced there might be a tick in the mute box untick also

select audio from the microphone drop down list make sure you have the right one selected and in the volume box make sure the microphone box has a tick in it or

select the voice tab and make sure that you have the right media selected also select volume make sure the box for microphone has a tick in it


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We're having some problems with our sign in server, so you may not be able to sign in to the Skype application or to your account as normal.
[2009/01/21@1746UTC] If you're already signed in to the Skype application on your computer or mobile phone, you should be able to call/IM/etc as normal. This is only affecting people who aren't already signed in.
[2009/01/21@1752UTC] Our forums are experiencing heavy traffic and so access may be slower than usual. Apologies! For more updates, watch this space or follow @skype on Twitter.
[2009/01/12@2002UTC] We've made some changes which should improve things. Stand by!
As soon as I have more information, I'll update this post.

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Skype for your Mobile Phone.

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* Sign in and see who's online

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* Chat - available on select handsets
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* All the rules and restrictions of your individual mobile provider still apply, including charges for local calls, data service and roaming. You should not use this service while roaming. SkypeOut calls require Skype credit, available for purchase at www.skype.com.

Go to the URL


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http://www.skype.com/help/guides/video/
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