I am trying to hook up the 6000 so that I can skype I have installed it 2 times and i keep getting an error message On the skype screen I get a black screen yet on my screen I get a picture but it has a lag. I tried to chang the pixels as it prompted, but that does not do the trick. Should I return it?
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Did you install the software with the camera connected to
the computer? Disconnect the camera from the USB port and reinstall the
software. When the program asks you to connect the camera, do so, and it
should work. Hope this is of some help.Bud
Below is info for setting up Audio & Video to chat on
line after you install , either Skype or a messenger program.
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.
After downloading and installing Skype set it up as follows:
TOOLS, then OPTIONS, and click on Audio Settings and set the Microphone
and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
click on the Video Settings.
camera if installed properly will come up and show a picture.
on the bottom of the page click on Save.
The camera and audio should function properly.Your friends and Family will now see and
talk to you.
After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger set it up
Messenger at the top left and click on it.
go down to Preferences and click on it.
Calling and Devices on the right and set the Microphone and Speakers to
the computer Audio Card.
go to the Test Audio section and(in blue writing) click on“Open the call setup assistant” and follow the instructions on the
you start Windows Live Messenger, expand the view by clicking on the
square on top left next to the red X.
on the Windows Live messenger window on the right side, click on “ “Show
Menus.” And then click on “Show the Menu Bar”.
go to the Menu Bar on right side, click on “ “Action.”
“TOOLS” and click “Audio and Video Setting” and follow the
NOTE:You audio and
video shoud work.Enjoy.
When done both the Audio and Video will function properly so
you can chat and see family or friends you are connected to.
Hope this helps.Bud
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No to worry. When this happened on my system I had asked it to create a log file. After checking the log I found that skype returns the error message after installing the application! If I am not wrong that should be the case in your system too. Check in start->programs to see if its already installed. Also you may want to install this hotfix to avoid future problems with skype. http://share.skype.com/sites/garage/2009/03/skype_40_for_windows_hotfix.html
You need to delete the folder that holds your account information for Skype.
I can be found in:
C:\Documents and Settings\<winuser>\Application Data\Skype\<skypename> for XP or,
C:\Users\<winuser>\AppData\Roaming\Skype\<skypename> for Vista I just deleted any user account folder I saw, reopened, logged in...worked fine.
Hi Check and make sure "windows installer service" is running.
start-settings-control panel-administrative tools-services
double click "windows installer" and click the start tab.Then try again.You may also find help here http://support.microsoft.com/ph/11859
I purchaased MS Lifecam from Walmart at a bargain price of $50.00 yesterday. I quickly installed the s/w on my windows 2003 XP under 5 mins. The camera worked for exactly 20 mins. I opted out from installing the Live Messanger ( don't need it). However the s/w crashed within 20 mins, complaining of a fatal error, which it could not Debug, but insisted on sending off the report to MS..which I declined. After trying to reload the s/w on the same computer for 3 more times, which involved remove and re-install..I finally gave up on the 2003 XP. I then tried to load the s/w on my windows 7 laptop..got the same error message. After messing with it for at least 5 hours, and ruining half my day, I returned the product back to walmart and got my money back. What a scam!! The MS Support site tells you to reinstall windows 7 and then try to reload the d- -n!! s/w again. What kind of Freaking solution is that??!! BTW I have plenty of space on laptop, 80 gigs..so space was not an issue.