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My life cam VX-3000 connected to Skype and all of the effects work. Well I went to take a picture and it will not let me. Neither will it let me video. The buttons are dim. So I looked at help and it said I could go to my lifecam file for help, but there is nothing in My file. Any advice?

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SOURCE: Micro lifecam VX-3000 no picture

First I would try plugging it into another USB port to see if that is the problem. If it still doesn't work, try uninstalling it, unplug the camera and re-install the software abd when it asks yoou to plug in the camera, do so then. Hope this is of some help. Bud

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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SOURCE: LifeCam VX 3000 has audio but no video with SKYPE

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Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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SOURCE: Have Audio but no Video using Microsoft Lifecam VX-3000

Normal 0 See section A. Skype in the info below to setup the Audio & Video.
Also send this to your family and friends so they have there 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.

A. Skype Setup:

After downloading and installing Skype (http://www.skype.com/intl/en-gb/download/skype/windows/beta/downloading/ ) set it up as follows:

  1. Go to Tools, then Options, and click on Audio Settings and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
  2. Then click on the Video Settings.
  3. The camera if Installed Properly will come up and show a video picture.
  4. Then, on the bottom of the page click on Save.

The camera and audio should function properly. Your friends and Family will now be able to see and her to you.

B. 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


Posted on Feb 26, 2009

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SOURCE: microsoft lifecam vx 3000 blurred outcome

You have to turn the outside ring on the camera and adjust it till it's clear. hold the camrea base and turn the outter ring it will move adust one direction then the other till you get a clear picture.

Posted on Oct 17, 2009

moleski
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SOURCE: Microsoft Lifecam VX-3000-unknown video error on Skype

I tried the skype link given in Solution #1.

None of Skype's suggestions helped.

The problem child: Windows 7 (all updated) and current Skype.

I installed DirectX per Skype's suggestion.

Also found this link to MicroSoft driver for W7:

http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/download/DownloadResult.aspx?category=ICE&type=LifeCam&name=68A-00001&os=Win7_3264&lang=en

It's working at the moment. But the camera was working previously with this setup. Time will tell.

Posted on Dec 25, 2009

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