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How can I connect Cyberlink youcam program into skype program, Since I used the webcam. Thanks.

Hey BC2000 ,

Nice to see you here,

Lets start with Skype description

What is Skype

"Skype is IM and Internet calling Platform. Its works with VoIP Technology."

How to call someone on Video using Skype?

Step-1 Check out your webcam .You have webcam device in your system and its active.

Step-2 Now Download Skype and add contacts on Skype.

Step-3 Click on particular contact then you can see two option for communication- One is Video and Another is call(Green Buttons)


Thank For reading-

For further Assistance Click here

Sep 13, 2011 | CyberLink YouCam

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I dontknow how to turn on my webcam


OK, the link below should be of help.

Click HERE to navigate.

Let me know if you need any further assistance.

Kind regards

Nov 09, 2010 | HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

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When I am having a video call I can't see the other person bu they can see me. it used to work before what could be the problem?


Try updating the driver of the webcam. It's a common problem with programs that use webcams for video calls. Go to the manufacturer's website and go to the download section and look for the exact model so that you will get the correct drivers. Hope this helps :D

Oct 06, 2010 | Skype IM

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I have a build in camera on my laptop, but i guess is not configurated.How do i do that?

  • instructional steps
  • Select the "Camera Assistant Software" program located under the "Program Files" folder accessed by opening your computer "Start" menu.
  • 2 View the configuration options available for your built in webcam and microphone. In order to use the webcam you will need to use a video chat service such as Yahoo Instant Messenger, AOL IM, or Google Video Chat.
  • 3 Open your Instant Messaging (IM) program by double clicking the program icon on your computer desktop. If you do not have an instant messaging service, you can sign up for a service from Yahoo, AOL, or Google through the URLs included in the resource section of this article. For Yahoo and AOL, you can download and install IM software to use with your laptop webcam on your computer.
  • 4 Sign in to your IM service. Then, select the "My Webcam" icon on the application menu to enable video chat in the service. When the webcam is enabled, others will be able to see and here you when conducting a video chat session on your laptop.
  • Oct 05, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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    I need step by step instructions on how to use the web cam on my aspire 5534 laptop

    Webcam can be used for two purposes. 1. For making a video of your own. For this you have to use the webcam SW that is loaded in your laptop. Start the program and follow the instructions. 2. You can use it with you IM for video call. That means that the person you are talking to over the internet will be able to see you and you him if he too has a webcam on. How. In your IM open the Options and go to Video settings. Here specify this webcam as your default camera for video chats. Then you can even test it if it works. After that whenever you talk to someone on your IM. start video call and you both will be able to see each other. You can also start a conference call by addingmore people to your call.

    Nov 08, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook

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    To work around this issue, reduce the bandwidth requirements. To reduce the bandwidth requirements, set the camera to send reduced resolution video. To do this, follow these steps:
    1. Close the video call.
    2. Click Start, click All Programs, click Microsoft LifeCam, and then click Microsoft LifeCam.
    3. Click Open resolution settings.
    4. In the Video Resolution section, select a lower resolution.
    5. Close the Resolution settings window, and then try the video call again.
    If you have to make more improvements, go to step 4, and then select a lower setting.

    If lowering the resolution doesn’t resolve the problem, try these additional steps:
    • Close other programs that may be using the Internet, such as your browser.
    • Ask your Internet service provider (ISP) how to optimize the performance of the Internet connection.
    • Ask your IM contacts to also try the steps in the previous two bullets.
    Extract from Microsoft lifecam help

    Aug 29, 2009 | Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000 Web Camera

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    My webcam doesnt work with skype

    Check you have the latest driver - faults likes this are usually patched until a new driver is issued
    Access Device Manager from the Control Panel and expand the Imaging folder.
    Right click on your webcam text and update driver - select internet when prompted.
    If you have the latest driver - check the Creative website and Skype for any forums that show similar problems

    Aug 24, 2009 | Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000 Webcam

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    No video with latest msn (have audio and webcam ok on local pc)

    you do not need another driver version for your camera unless you upgraded from xp to vista ...if you only updated the MSN program and it works with other IM means that the problem is the MSN ...try to reinstall the program ...or to see if there are any settings you skipped...
    let me know more about ...

    May 27, 2009 | Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000 Webcam

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    Built in Microphone doesn't work in AIM, Windows Live Messanger

    Normal 0 See section D. AIM AOLMessenger in the info below to setup the Audio & Video.
    Also send this to your familyand friends so they have there computer setup properly.
    Web Camera’s have to besetup on the program they are to be used with. Just installing the camera on your computer does not set it up tobroadcast on messengers or Skype.

    Each program has Options that have to be setup in order forthe Audio and Video to function properly.

    D. AIM (AOL)Messenger

    1. On the VIM sign-in window click on Edit.
    2. Then click on Settings Enhanced IM.
    3. Next click on Enhanced IM.
    4. Then click on Audio Video.
    5. 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
    CameraThe audio and camera should function now.

    Additional info to use with VIM settings.
    Adjust Your Audioand 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 directlybelow the My Buddy or My Camerawindow. If you are currently participating in an AOL Live Video IM session, amessage will display: You must disconnect the current AOL LiveVideo 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 helpyou verify that your camera, speakers and microphone are working properly.Follow the on-screen prompts.

    • 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 videotalk with your Family and Friends. Hopethis helps. Bud

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