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Old 08-06-2005, 12:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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A friend of mine gave me a webcam because he has another one that he uses. He got it from somewhere and never used it before so he doesnt know what company it is. I searched on the net and this seems to be the same one:

It comes with a software and the drivers. So i installed them and when I press this button on the top, the software pops up and I can see that the webcam is working fine. I downloaded a few other random programs off of google to see if they detect this cam and they all do. However, MSN doesnt seem to detect it. And thats the only reason I need it, so i can use it with MSN.

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Old 08-06-2005, 12:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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well you might be able to play around in msn messanger and see whats happening its obviously the msn messanger.

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Old 08-06-2005, 12:52 PM   #3 (permalink)
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when i go to the webcam settings in msn, it only shows my tv card as a possible camera device. The option for changing camera devices is greyed out, so i cant change it to the webcam. Any ideas?
Someone was telling me that this may be a snapshot cam. I have no idea what that is though.
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