video is blacked out

Discussion in 'Windows Live Messenger' started by oeighty, Feb 28, 2010.

  1. oeighty

    oeighty Guest

    I have noticed a couple of users.. when having video chat with them.. they
    can see me and I cant see them... the window is just black. audio is ok. they
    can see themselfs on cam.

    any help thanks
     
    oeighty, Feb 28, 2010
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  2. We have a few PCs round the house and had this same problem. I found the
    constant involved was driver updates. Some webcam manufacturers' driver
    installation programs are very Adobe-like, and leave remnants on the drive
    as well as the registry. Nonetheless run your uninstallation program after
    downloading the new drivers for your cam, and see what happens.
     
    Stephen Goodman, Feb 28, 2010
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