Webcam problems with the skype 6.0.0.126 update

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Webcam problems with the skype 6.0.0.126 update

I was informed this moring that my skype updated itself ok fine cool..now I cant you my ps3 eye as a webcam I can use the mic in it just fine but not the camera bit.I contacted skype live person gave me a few things to try did it came back and said my webcam drivers must be out dated..drivers are not out dated at all..told me to click on check setting and I should be shown a drop down menu to select my webcam ya I have to been able to do that since the update before this one it was one of the 5. somethings u could do that with..I want to know is anyone else having problems with their webcams not working due to this update?.

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I have same problem. "Tools->Options->Settings" brings up a live video image that I can supposedly change color settings but I leave the settings of "let chat contacts see my video" and click ok. But nothing shows up on main screen and all my video contacts that I have used in the past have "video Chat" button greyed out.

 

This first started today when I was actually using it to video chat. When I first went to settings I could see my video for about 1 minute and then I got a message that some other application was using the video (none found) and the video was gone.

 

I downloaded new Skype, I downloaded new drivers and DirectX. I finally got the video back to the "Settings" page but nothing on the chat pages.

 

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Skype 6.0 doesn't seem to be compatible with the PS3Eye. I downgraded Skype and my camera is working again fine. You can get the previous version from here: http://www.oldapps.com/skype.php

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Thanks. I don't have a PS3Eye but it's nice to have the address of older versions of Skype.

My problem seems to have fixed itself - maybe I rebooted and started Dell Webcam Central first off. Video came up, I was able to same some photos and then Skype came up and found the camera also. Not really clear what did the trick.

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