When I make a video call I have always had a small screen showing me,ideal if there are two of us to make sure we are in a good position , this has now gone but the person I am calling can see me fine, any ideas please
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Do you have all Windows updates and updates to your system and any hardware devices by the manufacturers?
Please see these:
If you are using WIN7 then please see this: http://community.skype.com/t5/Video/video-not-work
Also, you can use the Skype client program window at anytime and do:
Hellp -> Call Quality Guide -> Sound Check Wizard
Note: The Sound Check Wizard also supports Video as well.
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When I make a video call I always had a small screen showing me, this has now gone
If you are talking of Skype 5.5.x, the self video is dark and small when you first see a conversation window. After you found it, you may drag it anywhere and resize it from one of its corners. Compare a small and a big self video on this screenshot:
Hello. I've used Skype a few times and I always have my camera's picture of me in a small box on the same screen as the person I'm speaking with. The last time I Skyped, the person's video picture was small and my box was obscuring them, so I dragged it off to the side. After doing this, the person I was Skyping with said they couldn't see me anymore and I was unable to retrieve my box. Do you know what happened? I logged out, re-started everything and the problem remained. I'm thinking there has to be an easy fix to this. Thank you.