Re: Connectix QuickCam - problem

Bill Woodland (wcw@bga.com)
Tue, 21 Jan 1997 20:30:02 -0600


At 04:21 PM 1/20/97 +0200, you wrote:
>Hi All
>
>I have just been given one of the above cameras and have installed the
>software for Win95. When I run QuickMovie, I get the following error
>message:
>
>QuickCam not plugged in, driver in use by another application, or parallel
>port in use by another device.
>
>I also get an error running QuickPict.
>
>I am running a Dell P133 notebook, 24Mb RAM and have the camera
>connected to the parallel port and the other connecter connected to the
>keyboard port.
>
>Any suggestions where I am missing something.
>
>Many thanks.
>
>Les McGregor.
>mcgrele@ey.co.za
>Technical Support Manager
>Ernst & Young
>East London
>South Africa
>
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Try this:

>Date: Mon, 18 Dec 1995 15:37:11 -0500
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>From: Rich Kennerly <rbk1@cornell.edu>
>To: <CU-SEEME-L@cornell.edu>
>Subject: Getting the QuickCam to work with Windows '95
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>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: cu-seeme.cornell.edu. 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. <rbk1@cornell.edu>
>------------------------------------------------------------------------
>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.
>
>
>
Bill Woodland (Squeek)
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