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skype video - only see top half??

Hi, i'm evaluating skype for business,

Currently when I check my video settings within skyp all I can see is the top half of my video camera output.   (ie.. just the top part of my face).  The bottom half is pure black.


I have tried re-installing skype and my video drivers with no success.


When using google chat or webex connect everything works fine as well as with the Lenovo video software.   I am stumped for ideas?


I have a Lenovo W520 running Windows7 64bit.  All drivers up to date.

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Re: skype video - only see top half??

What you're seeing is likely a conflict between Skype and your W520's nVidia display adapater.


See this link for steps that may help:


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Re: skype video - only see top half??

Try changing the Global Preset to Video Editing under the "Manage 3D Settings" menu page. Worked for me with no driver updates. 

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