Vista and webcam


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B. P. TBC

Hi all!

I have Vista Home Basic (32-bit), and i have a webcam. How can I take a
photo with the cam? In XP, the cam appears on the My Computer, but in Vista,
I can't find, where is it.
The cam works fine with Live Messenger.
(My computer is an Acer Aspire 5310 notebook, and the cam is a built-in
Crystal Eye webcam.)

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Rick Rogers

Hi,

Taking a photo with the cam would be a function of the supporting software
for the webcam, it has nothing to do with the operating system. Check the
help files on your system, the system documentation, or with Acer support to
see if an appropriate program is installed that will do this.

--
Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP

Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
 
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Censored Syndrome

B. P. TBC said:
Hi all!

I have Vista Home Basic (32-bit), and i have a webcam. How can I take a
photo with the cam? In XP, the cam appears on the My Computer, but in
Vista, I can't find, where is it.
The cam works fine with Live Messenger.
(My computer is an Acer Aspire 5310 notebook, and the cam is a built-in
Crystal Eye webcam.)


All that sort of stuff is lost on Logitech webcams as well, when moving from
XP to Vista. If you want to take pics like that, you need to look for some
suitable third party software. Vista's Movie Maker cannot use built-in
webcams on laptops either, so third party software is needed for that too.

ss.
 
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Guest

All that sort of stuff is lost on Logitech webcams as well, when
moving from XP to Vista. If you want to take pics like that, you need
to look for some suitable third party software. Vista's Movie Maker
cannot use built-in webcams on laptops either, so third party software
is needed for that too.

ss.

I have a Microsoft webcam and when I installed the Vista driver I lost all
of its features. My webcam supports zooming and I could'nt even do that.
 

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