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Web cam does not work with Yahoo messenger

My web cam only shows black screen when broadcasting in yahoo messenger

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  • nadie26 Jun 26, 2008

    when i try to use my web cam it says not connected

  • phanik78 Apr 25, 2009

    I too have the same problem, yahoo messenger says "no webcam connected". Please let me know the solution ASAP.



    Webcam: Logitech QuickCam E3500

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Replace your webcam with approve microsoft product sometimes webcam with out seal or logo of microsoft doesnt work at all. Because it is not compatible to the OS of your pc.

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Why does my webcam show a black screen?


Which version r u using? 8 or 9 beta?

1.for 9 beta:
*Can you see your cam clearly? I mean no black screen.
If your web-cam is having black screen, then you have to set it.
On main messenger screen:
click messenger
click connection
tick "connect directly to the internet"
click apply and ok.
Then open your cam and check if it working or not.
*Visit:

http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/messeng...

2*Follow the steps below to change your camera source.
Click "Messenger"
Click "My Webcam.
Click "Messenger" again.
Select "Preferences."
Click "Webcam."
Click "Camera Source."
Click the pull-down menu and select the camera you want to use.
Click "OK."

*Best is to visit following link:
http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/messeng...
http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/messeng...

*Messenger 8 :

First, please check your connectivity settings within Yahoo! Messenger to make sure you're not connecting through a proxy server. Here's how:

Select " Yahoo! Messenger."
Select "Preferences."
Select "Connection."
Select "No Proxies."
Click "OK."
Close Yahoo! Messenger completely and start the program again. This should eliminate the error message.



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here is a link to test your web cam with yahoo messenger.

http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/messenger/messenger9/webcam/index.html

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i have a logitech web cam. i want it's drivers

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Not getting a picture on the cam when sent to Yahoo Messenger


Normal 0 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.


Yahoo Setup:

After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger (http://www.soft32.com/download_30.html ) set it up as follows:

  1. Go to Messenger at the top left and click on it.
  2. Next go down to Preferences and click on it.
  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.
Hope this helps. Bud





Apr 02, 2009 | Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000 Web Cam

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BLACK SCREEN ON MESSANGER


  1. Click the "Messenger" menu in Yahoo! Messenger and select "My Webcam."
  2. Click the "Messenger" menu in Yahoo! Messenger and select "Preferences."
  3. Click the "Webcam" category.
  4. Click the "Camera Source" button.
  5. Click the pull-down menu and select the desired camera.
  6. Click the "OK" button.

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My web cam works in test mode, but not on yahoo messenger, it is only a black screen


I want my webcam to work with yahoo messenger and not to show me a black screen.

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Web cam problem


download the latest version of yahoo messanger, also check the fireweall settings

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If you see a black screen when broadcasting your webcam:
There may not be enough light in the room. If so, illuminate the room appropriately.
Your camera may not be functioning properly. Try your camera with the manufacturer's software.
The correct camera may not be selected by Yahoo! Messenger. To change your camera source:
1. Click the "Messenger" menu in Yahoo! Messenger and select "Start My Webcam."
2. Click the "Messenger" menu in Yahoo! Messenger and select "Preferences."
3. Click the "Webcam" category.
4. Click the "Camera Source" button.
5. Click the pull-down menu and select the desired camera.
6. Click the "OK" button.
If you see a black screen when viewing a friend's webcam:
Check the status message at the bottom of your viewer window. If it says "Stopped," the person broadcasting has stopped broadcasting images. Ask the person to resume broadcasting and try viewing again.
If the person is in fact broadcasting and you still see a black screen in your viewer, ask them to check their camera and take the webcam compatibility test.

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My web cam works in test mode, but not on yahoo messenger, it is only a black screen


install the driver from phillips http://www.p4c.philips.com/cgi-bin/dcbint/cpindex.pl?ctn=SPC110NC/27&slg=AEN&scy=US

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start by logining mesngr... and clik messenger tab... top left scroll down to my webcam...clik it should fade to video.

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