Solved! Go to Solution.
Someone please help every time I call someone a picture of the webcam comes on saying start webcam and i cant see them but they can hear me,they are also getting the same start web cam
Hey i solved my own problem I made sure I downloaded the latest version of skype and got rid of the old one, then quit skype and shut down (not restarted) but shut down my whole computer properly for at least 10 seconds then started it back up. When I reopened skype and checked video in my preferences it worked I hope this helps you.
I have desktop computer and my webcam won't turn on.
Suddenly Skype stopped working and I got one of those notices saying there was a Skype problem and to send the details etc.
I Googled it all and somebody said to download the latest Shype verstion which I did and Skype started up again but the camera doesn't work. When I try to make a call I get a notice which says I don't appear to have a webcam!
And yet the cam light come on as Skype fires up.
I kind of hoped this was the kind of forum where they had Skype staff who would help but it seems a case here of the blind leading the blind!
Has anybody any ideas I might try> I'm a non-techie pensioner!
Just in case it helps my webcam has been working for many months with no problem.
It's a Microsoft HD webcame
My Skype version is 126.96.36.199.
I have Internet Explorer 8 - version 8.0.6001.18702
Susan. Thanks for replying but I have been to that site which is about creating special effects. All I need is to get my webcam to work with Skype. How will this link help me please. I do hope this link is not just spam or I'll ber very disappointed.