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Hi, I wanted to ask how safe and secure is MSN webcam and does the webcame record you?

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Its pretty safe, unless the person watching your cam has a webcam recording software that can capture and save to disk what is being shown on cam.

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How to active my webcam in my facebook?


Click start control panel view devices and printers you should see your webcam from there
if you are have trouble with your webcam

Click start control panel administrative tools computer management device manager scroll down image devices you could see a yellow question mark?
right click to reinstall drivers or update driver xp

Click start right click on computer select properties device manager scroll to image devices expand right click to update driver in W7

http://download.cnet.com/2000-20_4.html
on the home page you should see a search tab just type in what you are looking for
IE: webcam name webcam driver you might have to try a few times to get it right
tick in either windows software or the all software box.


If you don't have or cant find the driver you will need to download one here rather doing a driver hunt which can take hours


http://download.cnet.com/slimdrivers-free/3000-18513_4-75279940.html

It might take some time being a freeware driver solution

Note: This will find all of your outdated drivers

This program will automatically search for and find the correct driver
you will have to update every driver individually once you update you might be asked whether you want to restart or make a system restore point.

Click no to both of these then continue updating each driver free then restart once all of the drivers have been updated.

Some webcams and programs require additional software, although that should be installed with the webcam if things are right.

But is does not harm to check if your Java, Flash and Quicktime software are installed and up to date.
But certainly check your DirectX software, since all video applications, including webcams, use DirectX for video processing.

Try downloading the latest DirectX version and install it (Windows XP: DirectX 9.0c - Windows Vista: DirectX 10).

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Which-version-of-DirectX-is-on-your-computer



Go to Facebook and log into your account.


Click the "Profile" tab.


Click the "Video" link in the "Status" menu.


Select the "Record a Video" option. For privacy reasons, Facebook requests permission to access your webcam and microphone.

Check the box next to "Allow" and click "Close."

You will appear in real time on the Facebook webcam window.


Position yourself in front of the webcam and click the red "Record" button to begin recording your new video. When you're finished, press the "Stop" button.


Click the "Play" button to view your video.

If you want to post it on your profile, add a brief message and click "Share."

If you're not satisfied with the outcome, press "Reset" and record a new video.


Video Message


Log into your Facebook account


Navigate through your friends list and select the friend you want to send a video message to on Facebook.


Click the "Send Message" link in the upper-right corner of your friend's page.


Click the "Video" icon in the attachments section at the bottom of the "New Message" window.


Check the box next to "Allow" to give Facebook permission to access your webcam and microphone, and then click "Close."


Press "Record" and record your new video message. Click "Stop" when you're finished recording. When you're finished recording, you can press "Play" to preview your video.


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Acer Touch Z29OG do not have a dedicated Webcam Software, so inorder to use the webcam you have use a 3rd party software like MSN or Yahoo Messenger. You have also use any software that uses webcam to record.

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Please Re-Install MSN Messenger. That should help. Ensure that Flash,Shockwave and Java are Present in your Netbook.

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After opening MSN, go to options. Under "Persona" Category there will be an"Webcam" option at the bottom. If you want to make it available, you have to check that option and it will be visible in the IM window.

kindly let me know if it works.

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as ive told others, make sure u actually turn off the software program that came with the computer before using with msn! u should be able to have it on while using it but for some reason some computers wont allow it! it "tells itself" that there are 2 programs trying to run the web cam when really only one is.
but because the program is on, it sees it as being used in 2 places at 2 different times!

try turning off and exiting the software (dell webcam manager) and then go onto msn and try using ur web cam!! make sure the dell manager is exited, then when u have a msn window open, turn the cam on and see if ur friends can see u then..

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This might be a compatibility problem between your webcam drivers with the new Windows Live Messenger program. You may want to:

1. Update your webcam drivers and see if Windows Live Messenger can detect it when you run the Audio Video setup from its Tools menu.

2. Or you can downgrade back to the older version of Windows Live Messenger which is compatible for your camera. Doing this however also requires that you uninstall all the Windows Live Beta products from your computer.

Note: You will not see a separate Windows Live Messenger on your Add/Remove programs, instead you will either see there Windows Live Beta products or Windows Live Essentials.

You can download the older versions of Windows Live Messenger from:

Windows Live Messenger 8.1:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=d78f2ff1-79ea-4066-8ba0-ddbed94864fc&displaylang=en

Windows Live Messenger 8.5:
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The type of pc is not as important as the type of webcam at this point. The story also needs more details.

If you had a Logtec webcam and at first it only worked with its custom made software, what did you do to make it work with MSN?
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Based of the info provided, I would
1. uninstall all cam software while the cam is unpluged,

2. Reboot the pc. Then plug the cam in.

3. When windows detects the cam, it will ask for drivers, do not click on search on windows update website, click the option to choose from a specific location and then browse to the cd provided.

4. Try and load msn now. The msn website or the cam company sometimes have a patch to make the cam and the messenger work together. I would check the cam website before looking around the microsoft site.

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