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Help when i try to use my webcam on freinds.com ...i get told i have no conection or another application is useing it ..i have dial up connection and i,m useing a logitech quikcam s7500 thanks

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  • icecreamassa Jul 08, 2008

    thanks yes it is working on logitech and its plugged into the usb port but still nothing works

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First u check ur webcam working in logitech software

Posted on Jul 08, 2008

  • sreeradh p.r
    sreeradh p.r Jul 08, 2008

    install any messenger program and try it ,if u get same probelm u will chnage ur internet connection

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Can I connect to PC as webcam?


From your question it is understood that you want to connect your webcam and use it online. To help you further, please follow the steps mentioned below:
-Click on 'Start'.
-Click on 'All Programs'
-Select the name of the manufacturer from the list (e.g. Dell,Toshiba,Lenovo,Acer) and then click on 'Utilities'.
-Select 'Web Camera Application'.
-Now you can use the webcam.

To help you configure the webcam for online video calling, please follow the link given below:
https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA34440/how-do-i-use-a-webcam-with-skype

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My web cam is showing a black screen i dont know what to do i have windows vista


How to troubleshoot Webcams in Windows Vista?

If you are having difficulty getting the webcam to work, review the tips about using a webcam, and then follow the troubleshooting actions in this article.
Tips:
  • Do not enter standby and then wake the system immediately, before the power light turns yellow. If so, the webcam may not function correctly until the computer is restarted. To avoid this issue, allow the system to fully enter standby before waking up the system.
  • If you installed the webcam separately (it did not come with your Vista PC), make sure the webcam drivers and software are compatible with Windows Vista.
  • If you are using an external webcam, make sure you install any webcam software from the CD before you plug the webcam to your computer. Without the software, the webcam may not be recognized by your computer and this can cause error messages.
  • If the display is blank, the camera may have timed out. Turn the camera on again.
  • If the camera does not display Connected to computer, disconnect and then reconnect your camera.
  • Make sure the camera is set to Digital Camera in USB Configuration when trying to download images through some software.
  • Test your webcam in a different application to confirm if the issue is specific to that application. If the webcam functions properly in a different application, then contact the manufacturer of the video software for the latest drivers and for specific troubleshooting instructions.
  • If you have an external webcam, test it on another computer. If it functions properly on a different computer that has the same operating system, then you may need to install hardware drivers for your computer to work with the webcam.
  • If an external webcam fails to work on several computers, your webcam may be defective. Contact the webcam manufacturer for specific diagnostic information and troubleshooting instructions.
  • Your webcam may not work properly across some network firewalls. If you have trouble viewing or sending video to someone on another LAN or outside the network firewall, refer to the support information for the firewall or contact a network administrator for assistance.
  • Dial-up Internet connections often lack the data transfer capacity to handle both video and voice simultaneously. A broadband Internet connection is highly recommended for video messaging. Performance varies with dial-up connections.
  • For the best webcam experience, close all other applications and background tasks, and limit your Internet browsing or streaming to preserve bandwidth.

Step 1: Close all software before starting a new webcam session
Sometimes after you finish using the webcam in a software program, the program may not properly release the webcam for other activities in other applications, or even the same application. Sometimes you cannot use the webcam because it is being accessed by another program by default. So, if you are having a problem with your webcam, close the program you are using it in and then restart the same program or open a different program.
Step 2: Restart your PC
Sometimes, closing the software application that was using the webcam is not enough. Some webcam software cannot close the webcam for other applications to use later. When this happens, the webcam cannot be used by any other application until the computer is restarted.
Step 3: Select the webcam in your video viewing software list
Make sure USB 2.0 Camera or your Webcam is selected as the video input source in the software you are trying to use. The various software programs that can use the webcam use different terms for describing a video source and the option to select it can vary. Usually, camera, webcam, or video settings can be found in the preferences or properties pages for the software that uses the webcam.
If your PC includes a TV tuner, often the TV tuner is the default video input device. So, for example, if you are using Windows Live Messenger to have a video chat with your webcam, you need to select the your Webcam as the active input device because the TV tuner is the active video input device by default.
Example: Select webcam in Windows Live Messenger
To select the webcam as the default video input device in Windows Live Messenger:
1. Open Windows Live Messenger.
2. Click the arrow icon on the Windows Live Messenger toolbar.
3. Select Tools and then Audio and Video Setup .
4. Click Next, Next, and then Next again.
5. In the "Select a Webcam you would like to use" dropdown list, select the name that corresponds to the webcam that is installed on your PC (such as USB 2.0 Camera)
6. Click Finish.

Step 4: Download the latest drivers and updates for your webcam and your video software
Some webcams may not be recognized by some software programs unless you have the most recent drivers and updates for your webcam hardware and webcam video software. Also, if the video footage from your webcam is in a format not supported by your video software, you may need a third-party plug-in or utility to view or convert the video footage to a format supported by your webcam video software.
  • If you installed the webcam separately, go to the webcam manufacturer's website and download the latest drivers, updates, plug-ins, or conversion utilities for any webcam video software. Make sure the webcam drivers and software are compatible with Windows Vista!
  • If you are having problems getting the webcam to be recognized by video playing or editing software, go the software manufacturer web site to find and install any updates or patches.
  • Check Windows Update for any Vista-related drivers that may affect your webcam and your video software. Click the Start button, All Programs , and then Windows Update
Step 5: Make sure you have the correct Vista drivers installed
If you are having problems hearing sound or using your webcam, try the following steps.
Make sure you have installed the correct Vista drivers and not the generic sound driver in Windows. If you have installed the generic sound driver, uninstall the webcam video software and download and install this Vista sound driver, and then reinstall your webcam video software.
To update Windows Vista drivers:
  • Click the Start button, All Programs , and then click Windows Update . If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  • Click Check for updates .
  • To see if updated drivers are available, click View available updates . Windows Update will list any updated drivers that are available for devices installed in your computer.
  • If updates are available, click the driver that you want to install, and then click Install . Follow any onscreen instructions to finish installing the available drivers.
You may need to set up the sound settings in your instant messaging program or any other video webcam software you are using with your webcam. Refer to the Help information in your webcam software.

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Using GE Webcam audio, but no video


What software are you using for the webcam chat? Could be that the IP ports being used for that are blocked by the Windows firewall (or another firewall if you are using that).
Try defining the chat application as an exception in the firewall.

This might also help: http://www.pcauthorities.com/pc-errors/how-to-fix-webcam-problems

Jan 18, 2010 | GE EasyCam Webcam

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Orbicam is in use by another application


Try using an application called SplitCam, which allows you to share the webcam across applications.

http://www.pcauthorities.com/software-reviews/splitcam-share-your-webcam

May 05, 2009 | Webcams

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Web camera trouble with skype


Check with the Task Manager to make sure there really is no porgram using the webcam, Logitech also has an application installed that is not visible. In some cases this background application is actually required, in others it can cause problems. Not sure if this is true for the Veo cam.

Jules

Feb 18, 2009 | Veo Advanced Connect Webcam

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Cannot get webcams to work


go to skype.com and download the software. it is free.
I have been using it for couple of years, no problem.

Dec 23, 2008 | Webcams

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HELP!!!!


Hi,

I think you need to install the drivers.

Here is the easy way to download and install drivers for all the devices that wre conected to the system.

You can download them easily using the software application called "Driver Magician" 

Here : http://www.drivermagician.com/DriverMagician.exe

Install and register with the following details,

"username"="Angels"

"serialnumber"="8974-9325-643"

You are ready to go download unlimited and all the drivers for all the devices you connect.

Good Luck.

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Sep 11, 2008 | Veo Stingray

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Yahoo messenger - Webcam is not connected


You cannot access camera source until the webcam is running in Messenger - try setting it up from scratch
1) The webcam is working outside of Messenger
2) Reboot webcam by unplugging the USB connection and inserting it again - its important if its been used elsewhere and prior to chat.
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To find out what the requirements are for messenger webcams, check out the following.
http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/messenger/messenger9/webcam/mstacamreq.html
Once you have your webcam working outside of Yahoo Messenger you have to configure it to messenger CONNECTION
Open messenger - on top toolbar > messenger > preferences > connection - select 'no proxies' or 'connect direct to the internet' depending on the version of messenger you have
make sure your internet connection and country are correct in the 2 lower boxes > apply > ok TESTING
> messenger > my webcam - warning panel will come on click 'ok' and your webcam will launch. DEFAULT
With webcam still running > Messenger > Preferences > Webcam > Camera Source - set your webcam as default using dropbox. > Camera Settings - adjust settings to suit. > Apply > OK PERMISSION OPTIONS
>messenger > preferences > webcam - make your selections about who you will allow to view you
IN USE Your contacts may need to configure their connection the same as above or they may also get a "webcam not connected" message

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