Re: Getting the QuickCam to work with Windows '95

Allison (
Thu, 28 Dec 1995 22:51:34 -1000

I'm runnung win95 with quickcam. I had problem at first, but then deleted
all the privious versions of cu-seeme as well as the old cuseeme.ini in
windows directory. It worked after that.

At 08:15 AM 12/28/95 EST, Matthew Perks wrote:
>>Date: Thu, 28 Dec 1995 08:14:15
>>From: Matthew Perks <>
>>Subject: Getting the QuickCam to work with Windows '95
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>>>Date: Mon, 18 Dec 1995 15:37:11 -0500
>>>From: Rich Kennerly <>
>>>To: <>
>>>Subject: Getting the QuickCam to work with Windows '95
>>>X-Ph: (Cornell Modified)
>>>X-Listprocessor-Version: 7.2(a) -- ListProcessor by CREN
>>>Windows Users (with QuickCam's),
>>> A number of Win'95 users have reported problems getting the QuickCam
>>>to work with CU-SeeMe. Here is a FAQ entry I just added to the ftp
>>>server: Let me know if you've done all these
>>>steps and things don't work, or if you know of other things that need
>>>to be checked.
>>> Thanks,
>>>-Rich Kennerly - PC Windows CU-SeeMe developer. <>
>>>QuickCam doesn't work with Win'95
>>>Here are the steps to take to install a QuickCam with Window '95
>>>1) Run the QuickCam installer.
>>>2) Make sure the capture driver, called QUICKCAM.DRV, is in the
>>> /WINDOWS/SYSTEM directory.
>>>3) Check the file SYSTEM.INI (in the /WINDOWS directory) and make sure
>>> there's an entry in the [drivers] section for msvideo like this:
>>> msvideo=quickcam.drv
>>> If you've had another capture driver installed you might see another
>>> driver listed as msvideo and another entry, msvideo1=quickcam.drv. In
>>> this case you should switch the quickcam to be msvideo and the other
>>> driver to be msvideo1.
>>>4) Use the Win'95 Control Panel for Multimedia. On the 'Advanced' section,
>>> double click on the Video Capture Devices icon. You should see an
>>> entry for QuickCam. Double click on the icon for QuickCam. Make sure
>>> the "Use the video capture device" choice is selected.
>>>5) Restart Win'95.
>> That should speak to your question of today.

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