Re: Install QuickAm VC over QuickCAm B/W

Wayne Fisher (
Thu, 17 Sep 1998 07:39:18 -0400


The best thing that I can recommend is to first remove the B/W QuickCam
software and drivers from your PC, and THEN reinstall the QuickCam VC. It
appears as if maybe the 2 different camera and drivers may be conflicting.

Hope this helps,


Kevin Lawless wrote:

> I have recently installed a QuickCam VC on a pentium system under Win95
> revision'a'. I still had a previous installation for a back and white
> QuickCam cameraand installed the new camera software without an uninstall
> of the previous software. All I seem to get is an image with vertical
> stripes which change in hue from left to right. The image indicates the
> camera does not seem to detect any sense of movement in front of the lens
> although there is no definition in the image to draw any real conclusion.
> The video board is an ATI xpert@play with 8Mb of ram whilst system memory
> is 64Mb. Can anyone recall a similar display when theyfirst installed..?
> I'm hoping a bit of tinkering with drivers wil sort this out but I have a
> nasty feeling the camera may be faulty. Any ideas..?
> Thanks
> Kevin
> Kevin Lawless
> Dept of Geography
> University of Southampton (UK)