How come my Toshiba laptop freezes when I use the web camera? 

by on December 30, 2010

Q: I have a Toshiba satellite L505, the web camera application freezes when i press video.

 
 

How do I take a picture with Playstation eye connected to my PC? 

by on December 8, 2010

Q: I’m using my Playstation eye as a webcam on my Vista PC. CL-Device Manager(driver) installed. I want to know how to take a picture with it?

 
 

Can I use my Canon HV20A as a webcam? 

by on November 7, 2010

Q: Can I use my Canon HV20A as a webcam?

 
 

How come I cannot use my Jazz DV171 as a webcam with Windows 7 but could with Windows XP? 

by on October 22, 2010

Q: I’m trying to use my Jazz DV171 as a webcam on Yahoo messanger. It worked when I was running Windows XP but have since installed Windows 7 and I am having some trouble. Any ideas?

I can’t revert back to Windows XP since I don’t have the software for it anymore.

 
 

How come my webcam will not work with Yahoo messenger but will for video calling? 

by on October 9, 2010

Q: Hi Geeks,

I’m using Windows 7 and I have a problem with my yahoo messenger that I cannot use my webcam in “invite to view my cam”. Its just displaying a black screen and on the other hand its doing well in video calling, there’s no problem at all. How can I fix this?

 
 

How come my webcam will not work on my computer but will work on other computers? 

by on August 22, 2010

Q: I just bought a genius webcam messenger 310. I installed drivers with the attached CD but after using the camera for less than a minute it freezes the PC. I’ve tried with all drivers and keeps doing the same, with all software (messenger, skype, from control panel, etc.) I have windows xp, 1GB RAM. Is it possible to be a conflict with PCs display adapter or something like that? I’ve tried a different camera on the same PC and it works perfect.

 
 

How can I get motion eye to work again? 

by on July 25, 2010

Q: I have a built in motion eye camera on my Sony Vaio running Microsoft Vista. The camera worked for a while when using Skype but now it cannot be detected. I have a firewall, anti virus, etc. that updates regularly. Have reinstalled camera driver using wizard. Still doesn’t work. How can I get motion eye to work again?

 
 

Can I use my camcorder as a web cam? 

by on June 15, 2010

Q: I want to use my camcorder as a web cam. I bought an easycap. I have downloaded too may programs (tracker. broadcam video streaming server). In device manager my device only comes on under USB device. It can pick up audio, but no images. I am using Windows XP pro. Is there anything I can do to get this to work?

 
 

How come my webcam is slow and choppy when I video chat? 

by on March 17, 2010

Q: When I use my webcam it runs smooth with no problems but as soon as I log on video chat on any messenger it really runs slow, choppy and lags. I make sure everything possible is shut down in the background. What could I do to resolve this?

 
 

How come when I use my Logitech webcam on Yahoo messenger the recipient cannot see me? 

by on March 17, 2010

Q: When I use my Logitech webcam on Yahoo messenger the recipient cannot see me. The webcam is blacked out. How do I fix this problem so other people can view me when I am on Yahoo messenger?