Re: PC Laptop & QuickCam

D. A. Barry (
Thu, 24 Oct 1996 00:29:14 +0800 (WST)

Hi, I have a Gateway 2000 Solo Notebook (90 Mhz, 16 Mg Ram). I've used
CU-SeeMe (White Pine version) and a color Quickcam (although not together
yet -- but I don't envisage any problems). Unfortunately, you hve to
attach a keyboard to get the camera working (and avoid the KEYBOARD
FAILURE on bootup scenario). Andrew Barry

On Wed, 23 Oct 1996, Harman, Chip wrote:

> I have a quick question about CUSeeMe and QuickCam (B&Wh)... After
> perusing the various FAQs, I have not found this addressed, though in
> past posts I have seen references to people using CUSeeMe with a laptop.
> I have a Gateway 133/16, and wonder if it is possible to use the
> QuickCam; when I plugged the camera into the numberpad port, it
> apparently caused a conflict so that I got a "keyboard failure" message.
> My question is: is it hypothetically, even theoretically, possible to run
> a Connectix and CUSeeMe through a PC laptop?
> Chip Harman
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