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Logitech Webcam Express/Yahoo Messenger

Please help! Installed web cam according to instructions. I went through all info on yahoo messenger too and still can't get it to broadcast my image. I can see me on the webcam and I can view other peoples webcams but they can't see me. Can't figure out what is wrong. Please help!

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Hi,

If you are able to see them & the you are able to see yourself using your webcam then is nothing wrong on your side.

Just ask your frind to check his settings so that he can see you.

Good Luck.

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Posted on May 12, 2008

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Normal 0 See section B. Yahoo Messenger 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.
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See section B. Yahoo in the info below.

Normal 0 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.

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After downloading and installing Skype set it up as follows:

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  3. Next Calling and Devices on the right and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
  4. 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.

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