windows 8 webcam doesn't work

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windows 8 webcam doesn't work

Hey there!

So that's my problem: I've got my new pc with windows 8 on it and called a friend on skype. I saw him perfectly but he told me that, even though my webcam seemed to be working perfectly, he wasn't able to see me. Is that because he has an older version of skype than this one? Afterwards I checked webcam and everything but it seemed to be alright...

 

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sumpfhexchen
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Re: windows 8 webcam doesn't work

Ask your friends to reinstall latest skype with this link

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

 

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Re: windows 8 webcam doesn't work

should it work then?

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Re: windows 8 webcam doesn't work

I am not sure. But Skype recommends it.

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Re: windows 8 webcam doesn't work

still doesn't work... and i can't find any settings and instructions because it's windows 8...

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Re: windows 8 webcam doesn't work

Are you running the "Metro" version of Skype from the Windows store, or the desktop version?




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Re: windows 8 webcam doesn't work

The app store one. I tried to download the normal desktop one but it told me that I could only get the app store version - and on that one it's impossible to even find any settings and stuff -.- windows 8.....

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ok I've managed to install the dt version now so tomorrow we will see if it works like this. thanks for the help guys!!

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Re: windows 8 webcam doesn't work

Please use the direct link (see my first post) to download the latest versions of skype

i gave you the offline installer. just click on the link i have given above, and download it on your "desktop"


when you got it, double click on it (run) and start installation.

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Re: windows 8 webcam doesn't work

Try this link:  http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-full  The desktop version works here.

 

If you can't install the desktop version, I'm at a loss.  :sad:




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