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Going to throw this damn machine out the window!

Post by Speedybug » Wed Nov 28, 2007 8:48 pm

Can someone please please help me. Ive recently installed a webcam and i can get it to work no problem, skype - piece of pi** but why oh why is there now no sound coming out of the computer at all. Ive checked all the connections and the settings and i can't see what is wrong. Does anyone have any suggestions??

Big Kneed Al (master of the emergency stop & "stand up" comedian) before you say it - yes i have turned it of and back on again several times!

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Post by tintin » Wed Nov 28, 2007 9:39 pm

Worth checking..

Start, control panel and open 'sounds and audio devices'.

Go to the 'Audio' tab and check what the default device for sound playback is.
Could be the webcam has stolen this setting from your pissy's usual audio card.

ps the speakers are turned on aren't they? :scatter

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Post by Speedybug » Wed Nov 28, 2007 10:51 pm

i've already treid all that

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Post by Zathos » Thu Nov 29, 2007 12:11 am

Just a small point, but the camera would be for video.

You will need a sound card and speakers for sound.

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Re: Going to throw this damn machine out the window!

Post by Lynners » Thu Nov 29, 2007 9:13 am

Speedybug wrote:Can someone please please help me. Ive recently installed a webcam and i can get it to work no problem, skype - piece of pi** but why oh why is there now no sound coming out of the computer at all. Ive checked all the connections and the settings and i can't see what is wrong. Does anyone have any suggestions??

Big Kneed Al (master of the emergency stop & "stand up" comedian) ( Super Nanny ) before you say it - yes i have turned it of and back on again several times!

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;) Webcam?? Dirty girl :I can't believe it's not butter!

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Post by Speedybug » Thu Nov 29, 2007 9:38 am

Zathos wrote:Just a small point, but the camera would be for video.

You will need a sound card and speakers for sound.
The camera is for video and it has a built in microphone. There is a sound card in the machine and speakers attached. What i find confusing is they did work and now they dont - go figure. It will play the start up tune bit to begin with but then nothing. I get no sound from cd's, websites, warnings or more importantly at the moment from Skype.

I've checked the settings and tried plugging the speakers into one of the other outputs buts still nothing.

This is really puzzling me and i have drawn a complete blank as to what might be wrong.

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Re: Going to throw this damn machine out the window!

Post by Speedybug » Thu Nov 29, 2007 9:38 am

Lynners wrote: ;) Webcam?? Dirty girl :I can't believe it's not butter!
You betcha!! :I can't believe it's not butter!

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Post by Zathos » Thu Nov 29, 2007 10:36 am

Remove the web cam and associated software.

Try the speakers in 'original' mode to see if the falut is related to the web cam. :2up

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Post by Speedybug » Thu Nov 29, 2007 8:26 pm

Zathos wrote:Remove the web cam and associated software.

Try the speakers in 'original' mode to see if the falut is related to the web cam. :2up
Ok webcam uninstalled and sound works fine so how do i reinstall the camera without it stuffing up the sound again?? have checked the sound settings in control panel and they are what i had them set at the only difference is i had the microphone set to the webcam as that's where it is.

Good god i'm confused i'm no good at all this computer thinamygiggy stuff.

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Post by Hagar » Fri Nov 30, 2007 12:25 am

Just a thought from a computer numty but is your computer running vista and the webcam doesnt like it, vista that is :???

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Post by Gazza » Fri Nov 30, 2007 1:37 am

Speedybug wrote:
Zathos wrote:Remove the web cam and associated software.

Try the speakers in 'original' mode to see if the falut is related to the web cam. :2up
Ok webcam uninstalled and sound works fine so how do i reinstall the camera without it stuffing up the sound again??
Is there an option to do a custom install rather than follow the defaults?

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Post by al » Fri Nov 30, 2007 10:23 am

What's a web cam?

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Post by Zathos » Fri Nov 30, 2007 1:18 pm

Big Kneed Al (master of the emergency stop & "stand up" comedian) ( Super Nanny ) wrote:What's a web cam?
I will PM you some links so you get the idea of how web cams can be used.
Not realy suitable for public viewing ;)

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Post by Tones » Fri Nov 30, 2007 1:31 pm

Zathos wrote:
Big Kneed Al (master of the emergency stop & "stand up" comedian) ( Super Nanny ) ( Super Nanny ) wrote:What's a web cam?
I will PM you some links so you get the idea of how web cams can be used.
Not realy suitable for public viewing ;)
:eek DONT accept a cam invite on MSN from Zathos :eek :P

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Post by cpjw » Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:00 pm

Have you tried the webcam manufacturer's website for an updated driver?

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Post by Speedybug » Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:21 pm

PROBLEM SOLVED :boing :boing :boing

After uninstalling the software and reinstalling it and the sound stuffing up again. Having someone come round to make sure i wasn't being total muppet - i gave up in true girlie "i cannae get this thing to work" style bought a different one and hey presto it works first time :I can't believe it's not butter!

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Post by Gazza » Sat Dec 01, 2007 12:20 am

Speedybug wrote:PROBLEM SOLVED :boing :boing :boing

After uninstalling the software and reinstalling it and the sound stuffing up again. Having someone come round to make sure i wasn't being total muppet - i gave up in true girlie "i cannae get this thing to work" style bought a different one and hey presto it works first time :I can't believe it's not butter!
What was the one that didn't work and what was the one that did?

Might be useful for any other girlies on here who'd like a web cam. ;)

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Post by al » Sat Dec 01, 2007 2:06 am

Do we get to see naked ladies now or what?????

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Post by Speedybug » Sun Dec 02, 2007 11:04 pm

Some of you guys have a one track mind!

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Post by al » Sun Dec 02, 2007 11:40 pm

Speedybug wrote:Some of you guys have a one track mind!
We're waiting!!! ;)

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Post by IZINBARD » Mon Dec 03, 2007 10:49 pm

Speedybug wrote:Some of you guys have a one track mind!
Correct :2up it's a guy thing ye know

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Post by Speedybug » Tue Dec 04, 2007 10:31 am

Big Kneed Al (master of the emergency stop & "stand up" comedian) ( Super Nanny ) wrote:Do we get to see naked ladies now or what?????
There's only one bloke that gets to see this naked lady ;)

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Post by Toonser » Wed Dec 05, 2007 6:29 pm

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Post by al » Wed Dec 05, 2007 6:34 pm

Speedybug wrote:
Big Kneed Al (master of the emergency stop & "stand up" comedian) ( Super Nanny ) ( Super Nanny ) wrote:Do we get to see naked ladies now or what?????
There's only one bloke that gets to see this naked lady ;)
At a time?? :I can't believe it's not butter!

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