logitech lifecam causing skype to drop out

  computerdiv 11:35 31 May 2009

hi can any one help
I mum has a laptop with skype and we can talk with no trouble but when she plugs her lifecam in we get disconnected. is it a port conflict?

please help as we live in different countries and would like to see each other.


  Ex plorer 13:10 31 May 2009

Any help
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Are you both on latest version 3.5 or 3.6 of SKYPE.

  oldbeefer2 14:08 31 May 2009

I thought the latest Skype is version 4?

  Stuartli 14:11 31 May 2009

Latest version of Skype is

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Has your Mum checked out the Video (webcam) configuration from Skype's Tools>Options>Video Settings?

  Ex plorer 14:29 31 May 2009

so it is time I updated

  Stuartli 14:56 31 May 2009

Actually yes. The latest Skype versions are claimed to have superior video qualities.

But correct configuration is equally as important.

  computerdiv 13:57 05 Jun 2009

Looked up the problem on skype forum and their is another piece of software available to run along side of skype called "splitcam". I'll try this to see if it cures the drop out problem and then post again.

  Stuartli 21:51 06 Jun 2009

Latest version of Skype is now

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