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cannot see my video in Skype 6.0 call using windows 8

After installing Windows 8 and Skype 6.0 on my net book, I can no longer see my video during a video call.  I can see the distant video, the distant end can see my video, but I can't.  I double checked the driver and all settings, but this provided no relief. The webcam was working perfectly with Windows 7 and Skype.

I might add that my desktop using Windows 8 is working perfectly, but with an outboard USB webcam.

RexT
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Re: cannot see my video in Skype 6.0 call using windows 8

If your contact can see your video then this means that your webcam is working. What do you see when in Skype you go to Tools -> Options -> Video settings?

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Re: cannot see my video in Skype 6.0 call using windows 8

How do you access the tools on 6.0 in Windows 8?
nlion92
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nlion92,

 

Sign into skype desktop client then you"ll see the Tools button.

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How do I access that? I'm still getting used to the new version.

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Re: cannot see my video in Skype 6.0 call using windows 8

nlion92,

 

Sounds like you are using modern version of Skype.

 

To access the Tools menu install desktop client and join it.

 

http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-msi

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Thank you.
nlion92
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The video is "veneitian blinds"

 

RexT
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Re: cannot see my video in Skype 6.0 call using windows 8

The link you suggested did nothing by reinstall skype. the issue remains.

Thank you.

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