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For some reason with MSN version 9 i am unable to simply just view the cams of the person i'm chatting with. all i have is video call..what happened to the view webcam option?

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Your contacts maybe on the later WLM where webcam is no longer an option - only Video
I was not aware that it had been removed from older versions

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How do i use my web cam on msn on my aspire one netbook?


Here are the steps to use web cam on MSM:-
Log in to your account at the MSN Web site.
Locate the "Webcam" icon underneath your display picture.
Click the "Webcam" icon.
Select "Send My Webcam" to the person that you want to send your video to.
Wait for your chat partner to accept your Webcam invitation. Once he or she accepts it, your live video feed will begin.
Finish sending the video feed by clicking the "Webcam" icon once again.
Open the MSN Messenger program on your computer.

Show or Hide Your Webcam
Open MSN Messenger on your computer.
Click the "Tools" menu and then select "Options" from the drop-down list.
Locate the "Personal" link and click it with your mouse.
Find the "My Webcam" area and either select or de-select next to where it says "Allow Others to See That I Have a Webcam." This is handy for letting those in your chat list know whether you can have a video chat with them--whether or not they have Webcams.
Good luck, do rate the solution if got help

Dec 12, 2010 | Acer Aspire One Netbook 8.9" Notebook

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YAHOO IM 9 and 10. When i have the chat window open to a specific friend the webcam function is not avaiable for use, or the photo share option. Then others it is fully functional. Is there a problem if...


PhotoSharing is possible with Yahoo IM 8,9 and 10
About Webcam sharing, if you are using Yahoo 10 and other person is using yahoo 9 or 8, the Video call will not work since Yahoo 10 will check for version compatibility

you can bypass this by asking the other person to click on the option, View Webcam, this will initiate an invitation sent to you, you can accept it and the other person can see you. vice versa you can click on view webcam and the other person has to accept.

Jun 26, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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When am on msn live the cam does not work


Finally! SOLVED!
i searched internet and tried everything from firewall - router - reinstalling windows but NOTHING helped..
i don't know if this will solve problems of all other people.. but try this..
the short version >>>> i created a new msn live id.. and it worked from there...
long version >>>>> i registered for the msn id back in 2001 and my country was set to "Pakistan"
as u can see (if u have the same problem) u can't view as many advertisements in the main Msn Messenger window and Msn Chat window.. i.e. a multi-tabbed bar sitting in the left side of main msn window and one big advertisment banner below..
now as you are trying to have a Video chat.... ur window will say "Webcam Sponsored By.. " but as ur location is set to a country or area for which there are no advertisments or sponsors... You Are Stuck!
Stupid... isn't it?
so. just login to your hotmail/msn live id online >> goto options >> under "manage your account" click on "View and edit your personal information" ..... then on the right side under "Common Tasks" click on "Edit Your Registered Information"
change your country's location to the current one.. OR even if it's right.. just use uk, america, australia emotion-4.gif (also give other information like state/postal code/city etc) >> because they won't allow u to view the webcam without advertisements... (which by the way, are from your region)
now... wonder why msn gives you Free 5 GB space ? emotion-2.gif

Apr 20, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook

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I have Logitech notebook pro webcam, when on skype my picture shows abut nd the other person can hear me just fine but I cannot receive video from the other party but can hear them also.. Any...


Dear friend, if other side does not have a cam or does not put the cam on mode for you then your not able to view them. Some time other side camera window will open in your Skype but you can't see the image. May be you seen black screen or green. It will happens for the few reason. 1. Slow internet connection, 2. wireless net connection, 3. if the other side camera open for other messenger , for exam Yahoo/msn & at the same time she/he sending you a cam viewing invitation in Skype , that time you will see those screens. 4. After log in go in Privacy then Calls & then open video settings. Now you set the Automatically receive video from mode & try after that to use.

Thanks & waiting for your feedback.

Feb 08, 2010 | Logitech Webcam

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I don't really know how to use it. It was a gift from my daughter after my hard drive crashed.


Well, it's very easy for you to use a web camera. First you have to decide how do you want to use it.. means you can use it for video chatting through Paltalk, Yahoo messenger, MSN messenger, Skype etc. For video chat you will need to install it in your PC.

To install first connect the web cam with PC. Insert the installation CD in CD/DVD-ROM, run Setup.exe and install it. Once setup is successfully completed you may need to restart the PC.

Now open and sign in your chat client (MSN messenger, Yahoo messenger, Gtalk messenger, AOL etc.) For example: If you want to start share your web cam in Yahoo messenger, just Login with your ID and password....click on Messenger choose option My Webcam.One warning message will appear...click OK....your webcam will start....Now if you want to invite someone to view your webcam, simply click on his/her ID and open IM window....click on Actions, choose More Actions from down of the list....and click on Invite to view my webcam....if he/she accepts your invitation...he/she will able to see you....again if you want to see someone who having Webcam....open the IM window by clicking his/her ID.... follow option Actions > More Actions and click on View webcam....yahoo will send the request to him/her...if he/she accept your request....you will able to see him/her....

For MSN messenger....sign in to your messenger and click on Actions and from list choose option Video and click on Show my webcam to view your webcam to others from your contact list.....or click on Start a video call to start video chat.....

To see others webcam click on View a contact's webcam....if the person accept your webcam....you will able to see his/her webcam....

Same to other chat client too...just little different in options....

I think you can get it easily...

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Nov 21, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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I am using vista on my laptop, my friend was trying to get talk me on to msn for a web cam chat but because I am using vista, she couldn;t do it. can you help please?


get the drivers for your webcam for vista, then you should be able to. Vista doesn't have a matter with most webcam software that i'm aware of

Sep 27, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Webcam


yes you need to use yahoo or msn and then chat with that person and if you want to see them on cam you invite them to view webcam.

Dec 06, 2007 | Logitech QuickCam Pro 5000 Webcam

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Webcam has playback but does not work on MSN


I HAVE THE ANSWER FOR THE NEW WINDOWS LIVE MESSENGER!!

at the top of Windows live messenger, u will see your name, and 'personal message'
if u go below that, you will see something saying: 'search contacts of the web' beside that u will see a gray person with a green PLUS on them.beside that there will be 2 'pictures' .
then...beside that you will see a ICON of a 'drop list' with a 'cursor' over it. CLICK ON THIS

a menu will drop down...

then....hover over 'tools'

then click on: "audio and video setup..."
check your speaker and microphone are working...click NEXT from the drop down list select the right webcam.

THEN click 'finish'

AND YOUR DONE!

then, to 'video call'...open up a chat window with whom u wish to call
click on VIDEO CALL

AND


ur done!!!

enjoy!

Nov 01, 2007 | Logitech QuickCam Pro 5000 Webcam

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No sound on internet video chats


according to the Genius website, MSN doesnt support the combo version (cam + mic). check in microsoft website for drivers that can solve it. you can also you this software recommended by Genius - "VideoImpression by ArcSoft "

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