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Windows 7: Set up for webcam?


22 Dec 2009   #1

Acer Aspire 5738Z Win 7 X64 bit Home Premium
 
 
Set up for webcam?

Hi,
My neice will be having a new laptop for Xmas, she is in the UK and I am in the Czech Rep. I would like to find how to use the webcam so my son can chat and see her.
I used to use Windows Messenger, but there does not seem to be this facility anymore and Skype would mean she would have to open an account, so is there a way of being able to use the webcams which does involve too much?

Thanks.

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22 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Messenger still has the facility.
When you open the window to talk ,to the left of your profile picture theres a small camera icon,click it.
That should work.
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22 Dec 2009   #3

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

and btw, creating an account with Skype does not cost anything in case that's what you believed.
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