Re: problem with my quickcam

Jason Williams (
Sat, 6 Dec 1997 18:25:20 -0600 (CST)

On Sat, 6 Dec 1997, Cindy Trinidad wrote:
> I'm using a Connectix Color Quickcam and have been using CU-SEEME for so
> many months now. My problem is that all of a sudden, my Quickcam won't show
> anything! At first I thought my cam is malfunctioning, but I installed it
> on another computer and it works fine.
> With the machine I'm using for the internet, when using the Quickmovie
> program, the cam only shows images when I'm in the million colors mode and
> high quality otherwise, my video is just either black or white. When using
> CUSEEME, regardless of what setting I try, my video (even when I test the
> connection) is just plain black - meaning, no one can see me - though I can
> see everyone.

I'm not sure if it's the answer....but it sounds like you're using 8-bit
video mode..try changing to 16 or 24-bit color.
Start -> Settings -> Control Panel -> Display -> Settings

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