Microsoft Lifecam VX-6000 not detected by Skype.
My Skype is 6.20
My operating system is Windows 7 Home Premium
I found my old webcam and I wanted to Skype with a few people, but for some reason any my Lifecam VX-6000 will not be detected by Skype. I already tried to reinstall the drivers and revert to a version of Skype, but Skype doesn't always detect it. It installed fine I can boot the device in Device Manager and it works very well and even Google Hangouts may fall within the webcam.
So why Skype does not detect the webcam?
The latest version supports video without SSE2 was 6.1. However, this version, as well as all the Skype versions prior to 6.14 are now retired and can no longer be used.
The microphone on my new microsoft lifecam VX2000 works very well but the webcam does not work on Skype. Why?
You posted this in a forum dedicated to provide feedback on the web site of Microsoft Answers.
See if you can get answers in the forum "photo and video" depending on your version of Windows.
After you have installed microsoft lifecam HD - 6000 PC with OS Windows XP3, message as "lifecam could not save you photo, audio or video clips" s ' Please help
Prasanna Kumar Mishra
Hi Prasanna Kumar Mishra,
You did it happen any changes made to the computer before the show?
You can try the steps from the following links and see if that helps:
Troubleshoot failures to find the new LifeCam hardware
The problems of compatibility between LifeCam and other programs
Microsoft lifecam hd 6000 image storage
Does anyone know where the photo store, after I take photos using microsoft lifecam hd 6000?
You can check if the pictues were stored in the folder %Temp%.
Click on Start and then run.
In the text box on the run window, type %temp% , and then click OK.
A folder full of files and other folders will appear.
You can search by the date field for the day that you were using your WebCam. If the pictures are not saved, you can search for them by name. If you cannot find them by searching, photos no longer on your computer.
If you want to increase the space available, all the folders and files that you see in this Temp folder are no longer used by Windows XP and can be deleted safely.
To remove files or individual files, hold your Ctrl key while clicking on each item you want to remove. Release the Ctrl key when you are finished.
To remove these items, press your delete key or choose file , then delete from the menu.
Confirm that you want to delete the files by clicking Yes in the window to confirm deleting multiple files that opens.
After all the files have been deleted, you can close the window and empty your trash, permanently remove the files from your PC.
To ensure that the pictures of the webcam are saved for next time, you need to manually back up.
Let us know if that helps.
I'm running the 64-bit version of Windows & RC and I can't get my Microsoft LifeCam VX-6000 to work. The installation disc returns an error on known incompatibility issues and does not load software or drivers. Windows 7 find a driver online and installed it and now the camera software loads, but gives the "initialization error" message and a link the LifeCam help files. There is no support for "initialization error".
Go to http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/windows7/support.mspx and download the software of your camera that is designed for Windows 7 Jonathan Matthis aka "7test" on MSN QnA
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Good evening everyone,
I just noticed that when I install and open Skype, my built-in webcam and microphone are not detected by the application. He has worked in the past, but I've not had to use Skype for more than a year, so never noticed until now.
I checked the Device Manager and there is no webcam or microphone listed. I tried to search for new hardware, but it found nothing.
Specifications of systems:
OS: Windows 8.1 Pro
Processor: AMD A8 - 3500M
Memory: 8 GB of RAM (2 x 4 GB Kingston sticks)
HARD drive: 750 GB Seagate Barracuda
The version of the BIOS: Insyde Corp. 2.10 (28/06/2012)
If any other info is needed to help diagnose and solve this problem, then please ask and I will provide.
Thank you very much
I guess the laptop not was not preinstalled with Win 8.1 but updated you the Win 7 system to Win 8.1.
Is this correct?
I m application because it would be interesting to know if the webcam worked correctly using Win 7.
The driver for the webcam using Win 7 to be installed to get the webcam recognised.
To help to win 8.1 additional webcam driver is not necessary because it s already part of the Win 8.1 System. That is why the webcam should appear in the Device Manager without installation of the webcam driver.
However, some models of laptop supports additional webcam POWER setting in the BIOS.
Please check this option in the BIOS.
Title: my integrated webcam is shown as does not not on facebook or Skype, it worked before I hd the laptopp update nd now nothing is detected. any ideas?
my laptop is running slow so I asked my uncle (a computer whizz) to fix for me. He ran all kinds of tests and updated and since has worked. However, I can't find my webcam and anything it detects. I was wondering if it had been uninstalled? IM no good at this kind of thing and my uncle is currently unavailable. the webcam is integrated into the laptop and when I turn it on the blue light comes on again, so I think that his work still simply not be detected. Please help as its my only contact with the family abroad?
Hello-You are aware of any changes made on the computer before this problem?
-What is the brand and model of the laptop you are using?Method 1: I suggest to access device manager and check under "Imaging device" If the webcam is listed or any of yellow exclamation point appears.
Method 2: You can try to contact the computer manufacturer to install the updated drivers integrated webcam.Hope this information helps.
I loaded Skype on my computer and after loading it, I get a message saying that he cannot see a webcam. Any suggestions?
Try to install the latest drivers for the webcam and checking, if it helps:
You can also view the webcam with Windows live messenger and see if it works:
If she works very well with Windows live messenger, then you can uninstall and reinstall Skype and check if it helps.
It will be useful.
Today morning when I open Skype and went to tools, Options, settings of the video, he gave "no webcam found.
It was working fine until yesterday.
When I check in DeviceManager, imaging devices, "Chicony USB 2.0 camera" is listed. When I rt click and say of the properties under the general tab it says: this device works properly, on the driver tab, driver date is 26/06/2006 and the driver version is 6.1.7600.16385. The driver update will solve this problem?
Webcam is properly recognized in Device Manager?
It works with Toshiba webcam application?
Today, I bought a Lifecam Cinema and I installed the Lifecam program but when I try to open the program I get the error message saying "LifeCam.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience. "and the program stops.
I would really appreciate if someone can help me get this program thank you.
Call technical support, as you can see they were able to help the poster in the linked post.
After that everything else that tent quite detailed post, the only other thing to consider (in addition to support) is to return your operating system to factory defaults via the recovery options (after the recording of all useful data) and try once more the LifeCam. It is rather an overdose, which makes the Support technique the more viable option. If they were able to come back to these "geometric files", they may have other tricks in their bag?
the microphone on my microsoft lifecam vx2000 works very well on Skype, but the video camera will not work
Suggest that ask you for help to:
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I recently bought the lifecam vx-5000 and installed the software from the cd provided in the box. The webcam application fails and cannot open. It says that an error has occurred and must be closed. Also, the webcam is not detectable by Skype. I've download the latest version of the software (for my windows xp 32-bit) on the site but the problem still exists. What's not?
Looks like the camera might have a hardware problem or something running is interfering with
the software and drivers.
LifeCam VX-5000 - 3 year warranty
Microsoft Hardware warranties
Visit the Microsoft Solution Center and antivirus security for resources and tools to keep your PC safe and healthy. If you have problems with the installation of the update itself, visit the Microsoft Update Support for resources and tools to keep your PC updated with the latest updates.
Also check with Skype and Forums support for known issues with their programs.
Skype - Support
Skype - Forums
Use the startup clean and other methods to try to determine the cause of and eliminate problems.
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or
How to change, add or remove startup programs in Windows 7
Autoruns - free - see what programs are configured to start automatically when you start your system
and you log in. Autoruns also shows you the full list of registry and file locations where applications can
Configure auto-start settings.
I hope this helps.
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I have a HP computer and I when I try to use the downloaded client webcam with my computer, CyberlinkYouCam, he says that the webcam is not detected. I went into the Device Manager screen to find it under imaging devices, but there is nothing there. I scanned for a new hard drive, downloaded the new software YouCam, but I don't know what else to do. It does not anywhere what the pilot is supposed to be, but I guess it comes to YouCam. I read a lot of questions but nothing says what happens if you can't find what you did driver, or if it does not work. It's a built-in camera.
Thanks for posting the query on the Microsoft Community Forums. You have reached the right place. Let us work together to find the cause of this problem and try to solve.
1. What is the model of the CyberlinkYouCam number?
2. do you get an error message?
When you install the Microsoft LifeCam software, and then you plug the LifeCam hardware, the LifeCam hardware is not detected. In addition, in Device Manager, the properties for the LifeCam entry display one of the following codes. I suggest you try the steps from the following links and see if that helps.
Troubleshoot failures to find the new LifeCam hardware
Don't troubleshoot bad or no video or problems to start the LifeCam software
Important this section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems can occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you proceed with caution. For added protection, back up the registry before you edit it. Then you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click on the number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 322756 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/)
Post us the results after trying the steps above.
I just bought & installed Microsoft Lifecam VX - 700 worked for a day now says that he does not have exsisted in my computer?
1. do you get an error message?
2. don't you make changes on the computer?
However, you can access the link below and follow the steps described in the article, and check if it helps you get life cam to work on your computer.
Troubleshoot failures to find new materials of life Cam
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