You don't have to uninstall the old camera just install the new one and set it up for Skype or Yahoo Messenger as follows.
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 set it up as follows:
- Go to 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.
B. Yahoo Setup:
After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger
it up as follows:
- Go to Messenger
at the top left and click on it.
go down to Preferences and click on it.
- Next 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
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.