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Old 05-21-2005, 03:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default winfast webcam problems

can anyone help me with this????????????????

I have a problem guys, i have had a look around on the web and on this forum and have been unable to find any answers.
I recently bought a winfast tv 2000 xp card and it works great and i was happy until i was on MSN messenger and tried to use my webcam. Instad of seeing me all that was on screen was a TV show. I wnt to the audio/video tuning wizard and it diddnt recognize the webcam, only the winfast card. The webcam has worked flawlessly ever since i got it. Does anybody have any ideas i am stumped.

here is an address where i had some discussions trying to find the problem but had no success.

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Old 05-21-2005, 06:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I really must be screwed if none of you guys have a clue either.
I got this email from creative which doesn't make sense because the cam was working before i got the TV card.

Dear Shane,

Thank you for reaching us at Creative Technical Support; we appreciate
the opportunity to assist you.

As regards to your enquiry, I am sorry to inform you that the WebCam Go
unable to support the Windows XP due to product hardware limitation.

We would like to apologize for the inconvenience caused. It's my
pleasure serving you, you are most welcome to send in any query or
technical issue regarding on any Creative Product.

Please retain all the previous correspondence when replying to this

Best Regards

Adam Zhang
Technical Support
Creative Labs Asia

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Old 05-21-2005, 07:02 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Well that e mail confirms its not compatible for XP. If that is true, you need a new webcam.
Finished With TF.
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Old 05-21-2005, 07:36 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Try Windows Messenger. I tried to use my camcorder as a webcam with MSN 6.0 and 7.0, unsuccesful. Then I tried Windows Messenger, it worked.

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