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Anonymous
March 7, 2005 5:03:03 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger (More info?)

my friend and I have window XP and MSN messenger 6.2. We both have webcams
and headphones. The webcam works great but our audio is not good at all. For
the longest time before the webcams we couldn't use voice at all. We could
not hear each other at all. This seems to be the case still. Last night we
did manage to get some audio going but it was intermittent. Going in and out
with hearing a delayed echo in the background. I could hear myself on her end
and the same with my friend.

We were shocked to even get some audio and thought we had the problem fixed
but this isn't the case. We have both checked all hardware on our own
computers and with the messenger audio and webcam wizard. All seem to be in
order. We can hear all sounds on our computers using our headphones but not
when using messenger except what I mentioned being intermittent.

Months ago we could hear each other just fine. I used headphones and my
friend used a microphone then changed to headphones . It was about then we
started to have problems with messenger. My friend went and got new
headphones buit this didn't help.

I could still hear all my sounds and I think this is the case with my
firned. However I know she did have some trouble with her computer and could
do much with it. She couldn't hear anyone else at one point. So she had XP
installed and all is working for her again all except this...

Can anyone help us with this. We have checked all we know to check over and
over. This is my life line being unable to do much with MS. This is how I
stay close with my friend and this is important to us. We can still type but
to speak would be so much nicer. I can't drive anymore so I really feel out
of the loop.

Thanks for any help given...
--
Big Rigs have mirrors, if we can not see you, your too close!

10/4

Lady Driver

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Anonymous
March 8, 2005 11:10:45 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger (More info?)

Not too sure, but you may have your system misconfigured. It does not seem
so, since you have intermittent success, but one thing, Keep your
microphone away from your speakers, that will solve the feedback problem,
i.e. hearing yourself and such. However, click the little volume icon in
your system tray and then select Options/Properties and make sure the
microphone is NOT checked in the Playback mode, but IS checked in the
Recording mode.

Joel


"Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:522D140A-931C-484B-81DC-EC16BBCB3263@microsoft.com...
> my friend and I have window XP and MSN messenger 6.2. We both have webcams
> and headphones. The webcam works great but our audio is not good at all.
> For
> the longest time before the webcams we couldn't use voice at all. We could
> not hear each other at all. This seems to be the case still. Last night we
> did manage to get some audio going but it was intermittent. Going in and
> out
> with hearing a delayed echo in the background. I could hear myself on her
> end
> and the same with my friend.
>
> We were shocked to even get some audio and thought we had the problem
> fixed
> but this isn't the case. We have both checked all hardware on our own
> computers and with the messenger audio and webcam wizard. All seem to be
> in
> order. We can hear all sounds on our computers using our headphones but
> not
> when using messenger except what I mentioned being intermittent.
>
> Months ago we could hear each other just fine. I used headphones and my
> friend used a microphone then changed to headphones . It was about then we
> started to have problems with messenger. My friend went and got new
> headphones buit this didn't help.
>
> I could still hear all my sounds and I think this is the case with my
> firned. However I know she did have some trouble with her computer and
> could
> do much with it. She couldn't hear anyone else at one point. So she had XP
> installed and all is working for her again all except this...
>
> Can anyone help us with this. We have checked all we know to check over
> and
> over. This is my life line being unable to do much with MS. This is how I
> stay close with my friend and this is important to us. We can still type
> but
> to speak would be so much nicer. I can't drive anymore so I really feel
> out
> of the loop.
>
> Thanks for any help given...
> --
> Big Rigs have mirrors, if we can not see you, your too close!
>
> 10/4
>
> Lady Driver
>
>
>
Anonymous
March 8, 2005 1:33:02 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger (More info?)

Joel,

Thank you for your help. I did check this out and yes there was a check mark
in Playback. I unchecked this but have to wait for my girlfriend to get back
online to try it out. In Recording it is checked as you said it should be.

I sure hope this solves the problems. You mentioned my system might be
misconfigured, I sure hope this isn't the case.

I will let you know how this turns out and will also tell my friend to check
her settings. I only chat with her been my best friend but like my sister.

Stay Tuned...............
10-4......LD


"Joel Estes" wrote:

> Not too sure, but you may have your system misconfigured. It does not seem
> so, since you have intermittent success, but one thing, Keep your
> microphone away from your speakers, that will solve the feedback problem,
> i.e. hearing yourself and such. However, click the little volume icon in
> your system tray and then select Options/Properties and make sure the
> microphone is NOT checked in the Playback mode, but IS checked in the
> Recording mode.
>
> Joel
>
>
> "Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:522D140A-931C-484B-81DC-EC16BBCB3263@microsoft.com...
> > my friend and I have window XP and MSN messenger 6.2. We both have webcams
> > and headphones. The webcam works great but our audio is not good at all.
> > For
> > the longest time before the webcams we couldn't use voice at all. We could
> > not hear each other at all. This seems to be the case still. Last night we
> > did manage to get some audio going but it was intermittent. Going in and
> > out
> > with hearing a delayed echo in the background. I could hear myself on her
> > end
> > and the same with my friend.
> >
> > We were shocked to even get some audio and thought we had the problem
> > fixed
> > but this isn't the case. We have both checked all hardware on our own
> > computers and with the messenger audio and webcam wizard. All seem to be
> > in
> > order. We can hear all sounds on our computers using our headphones but
> > not
> > when using messenger except what I mentioned being intermittent.
> >
> > Months ago we could hear each other just fine. I used headphones and my
> > friend used a microphone then changed to headphones . It was about then we
> > started to have problems with messenger. My friend went and got new
> > headphones buit this didn't help.
> >
> > I could still hear all my sounds and I think this is the case with my
> > firned. However I know she did have some trouble with her computer and
> > could
> > do much with it. She couldn't hear anyone else at one point. So she had XP
> > installed and all is working for her again all except this...
> >
> > Can anyone help us with this. We have checked all we know to check over
> > and
> > over. This is my life line being unable to do much with MS. This is how I
> > stay close with my friend and this is important to us. We can still type
> > but
> > to speak would be so much nicer. I can't drive anymore so I really feel
> > out
> > of the loop.
> >
> > Thanks for any help given...
> > --
> > Big Rigs have mirrors, if we can not see you, your too close!
> >
> > 10/4
> >
> > Lady Driver
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>
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Anonymous
March 8, 2005 9:09:33 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger (More info?)

That IS the misconfigured I was speaking of, it should work now.

Joel

"Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:A5516CC8-F3B5-4EF5-B331-EE398200C8CA@microsoft.com...
> Joel,
>
> Thank you for your help. I did check this out and yes there was a check
> mark
> in Playback. I unchecked this but have to wait for my girlfriend to get
> back
> online to try it out. In Recording it is checked as you said it should be.
>
> I sure hope this solves the problems. You mentioned my system might be
> misconfigured, I sure hope this isn't the case.
>
> I will let you know how this turns out and will also tell my friend to
> check
> her settings. I only chat with her been my best friend but like my sister.
>
> Stay Tuned...............
> 10-4......LD
>
>
> "Joel Estes" wrote:
>
>> Not too sure, but you may have your system misconfigured. It does not
>> seem
>> so, since you have intermittent success, but one thing, Keep your
>> microphone away from your speakers, that will solve the feedback problem,
>> i.e. hearing yourself and such. However, click the little volume icon in
>> your system tray and then select Options/Properties and make sure the
>> microphone is NOT checked in the Playback mode, but IS checked in the
>> Recording mode.
>>
>> Joel
>>
>>
>> "Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:522D140A-931C-484B-81DC-EC16BBCB3263@microsoft.com...
>> > my friend and I have window XP and MSN messenger 6.2. We both have
>> > webcams
>> > and headphones. The webcam works great but our audio is not good at
>> > all.
>> > For
>> > the longest time before the webcams we couldn't use voice at all. We
>> > could
>> > not hear each other at all. This seems to be the case still. Last night
>> > we
>> > did manage to get some audio going but it was intermittent. Going in
>> > and
>> > out
>> > with hearing a delayed echo in the background. I could hear myself on
>> > her
>> > end
>> > and the same with my friend.
>> >
>> > We were shocked to even get some audio and thought we had the problem
>> > fixed
>> > but this isn't the case. We have both checked all hardware on our own
>> > computers and with the messenger audio and webcam wizard. All seem to
>> > be
>> > in
>> > order. We can hear all sounds on our computers using our headphones but
>> > not
>> > when using messenger except what I mentioned being intermittent.
>> >
>> > Months ago we could hear each other just fine. I used headphones and my
>> > friend used a microphone then changed to headphones . It was about then
>> > we
>> > started to have problems with messenger. My friend went and got new
>> > headphones buit this didn't help.
>> >
>> > I could still hear all my sounds and I think this is the case with my
>> > firned. However I know she did have some trouble with her computer and
>> > could
>> > do much with it. She couldn't hear anyone else at one point. So she had
>> > XP
>> > installed and all is working for her again all except this...
>> >
>> > Can anyone help us with this. We have checked all we know to check over
>> > and
>> > over. This is my life line being unable to do much with MS. This is how
>> > I
>> > stay close with my friend and this is important to us. We can still
>> > type
>> > but
>> > to speak would be so much nicer. I can't drive anymore so I really feel
>> > out
>> > of the loop.
>> >
>> > Thanks for any help given...
>> > --
>> > Big Rigs have mirrors, if we can not see you, your too close!
>> >
>> > 10/4
>> >
>> > Lady Driver
>> >
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>>
Anonymous
March 9, 2005 2:08:56 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger (More info?)

Joel, I gather that you folks have found a way to have 2-way Webcam
video and 2-way Audio at the same time. I can't tell from your messages
how to set this up.

Using MSN Messenger 6.2 .... in Webcam mode.....
can you tell me specifically where to find this Playback etcetera
location, and the recorder and playback modes?

Thanks you...... Bill Lurie
Joel Estes wrote:
> That IS the misconfigured I was speaking of, it should work now.
>
> Joel
>
> "Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:A5516CC8-F3B5-4EF5-B331-EE398200C8CA@microsoft.com...
>
>>Joel,
>>
>>Thank you for your help. I did check this out and yes there was a check
>>mark
>>in Playback. I unchecked this but have to wait for my girlfriend to get
>>back
>>online to try it out. In Recording it is checked as you said it should be.
>>
>>I sure hope this solves the problems. You mentioned my system might be
>>misconfigured, I sure hope this isn't the case.
>>
>>I will let you know how this turns out and will also tell my friend to
>>check
>>her settings. I only chat with her been my best friend but like my sister.
>>
>>Stay Tuned...............
>>10-4......LD
>>
>>
>>"Joel Estes" wrote:
>>
>>
>>>Not too sure, but you may have your system misconfigured. It does not
>>>seem
>>>so, since you have intermittent success, but one thing, Keep your
>>>microphone away from your speakers, that will solve the feedback problem,
>>>i.e. hearing yourself and such. However, click the little volume icon in
>>>your system tray and then select Options/Properties and make sure the
>>>microphone is NOT checked in the Playback mode, but IS checked in the
>>>Recording mode.
>>>
>>>Joel
>>>
>>>
>>>"Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>>news:522D140A-931C-484B-81DC-EC16BBCB3263@microsoft.com...
>>>
>>>>my friend and I have window XP and MSN messenger 6.2. We both have
>>>>webcams
>>>>and headphones. The webcam works great but our audio is not good at
>>>>all.
>>>>For
>>>>the longest time before the webcams we couldn't use voice at all. We
>>>>could
>>>>not hear each other at all. This seems to be the case still. Last night
>>>>we
>>>>did manage to get some audio going but it was intermittent. Going in
>>>>and
>>>>out
>>>>with hearing a delayed echo in the background. I could hear myself on
>>>>her
>>>>end
>>>>and the same with my friend.
>>>>
>>>>We were shocked to even get some audio and thought we had the problem
>>>>fixed
>>>>but this isn't the case. We have both checked all hardware on our own
>>>>computers and with the messenger audio and webcam wizard. All seem to
>>>>be
>>>>in
>>>>order. We can hear all sounds on our computers using our headphones but
>>>>not
>>>>when using messenger except what I mentioned being intermittent.
>>>>
>>>>Months ago we could hear each other just fine. I used headphones and my
>>>>friend used a microphone then changed to headphones . It was about then
>>>>we
>>>>started to have problems with messenger. My friend went and got new
>>>>headphones buit this didn't help.
>>>>
>>>>I could still hear all my sounds and I think this is the case with my
>>>>firned. However I know she did have some trouble with her computer and
>>>>could
>>>>do much with it. She couldn't hear anyone else at one point. So she had
>>>>XP
>>>>installed and all is working for her again all except this...
>>>>
>>>>Can anyone help us with this. We have checked all we know to check over
>>>>and
>>>>over. This is my life line being unable to do much with MS. This is how
>>>>I
>>>>stay close with my friend and this is important to us. We can still
>>>>type
>>>>but
>>>>to speak would be so much nicer. I can't drive anymore so I really feel
>>>>out
>>>>of the loop.
>>>>
>>>>Thanks for any help given...
>>>>--
>>>>Big Rigs have mirrors, if we can not see you, your too close!
>>>>
>>>>10/4
>>>>
>>>>Lady Driver
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>
>


--
William B. Lurie
Anonymous
March 9, 2005 12:17:53 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger (More info?)

Well first off we DO NOT USE THE "WEBCAM" FUNCTION, but use the Start a
Video Conference!! You can use the Webcam, but it is not as good as the
Start Video.

Second the way to locate the system settings, double click the "Volume"
Icon in your System Tray. Then select Options/Properties. There you will
find the settings. In the Playback Mode, you do not want the microphone
checked, However in the Recording Mode you do want it checked.

Joel



<billurie@nospam.org> wrote in message
news:u8sD%232FJFHA.580@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> Joel, I gather that you folks have found a way to have 2-way Webcam video
> and 2-way Audio at the same time. I can't tell from your messages how to
> set this up.
>
> Using MSN Messenger 6.2 .... in Webcam mode.....
> can you tell me specifically where to find this Playback etcetera
> location, and the recorder and playback modes?
>
> Thanks you...... Bill Lurie
> Joel Estes wrote:
>> That IS the misconfigured I was speaking of, it should work now.
>>
>> Joel
>>
>> "Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:A5516CC8-F3B5-4EF5-B331-EE398200C8CA@microsoft.com...
>>
>>>Joel,
>>>
>>>Thank you for your help. I did check this out and yes there was a check
>>>mark
>>>in Playback. I unchecked this but have to wait for my girlfriend to get
>>>back
>>>online to try it out. In Recording it is checked as you said it should
>>>be.
>>>
>>>I sure hope this solves the problems. You mentioned my system might be
>>>misconfigured, I sure hope this isn't the case.
>>>
>>>I will let you know how this turns out and will also tell my friend to
>>>check
>>>her settings. I only chat with her been my best friend but like my
>>>sister.
>>>
>>>Stay Tuned...............
>>>10-4......LD
>>>
>>>
>>>"Joel Estes" wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>Not too sure, but you may have your system misconfigured. It does not
>>>>seem
>>>>so, since you have intermittent success, but one thing, Keep your
>>>>microphone away from your speakers, that will solve the feedback
>>>>problem,
>>>>i.e. hearing yourself and such. However, click the little volume icon
>>>>in
>>>>your system tray and then select Options/Properties and make sure the
>>>>microphone is NOT checked in the Playback mode, but IS checked in the
>>>>Recording mode.
>>>>
>>>>Joel
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>"Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>>>news:522D140A-931C-484B-81DC-EC16BBCB3263@microsoft.com...
>>>>
>>>>>my friend and I have window XP and MSN messenger 6.2. We both have
>>>>>webcams
>>>>>and headphones. The webcam works great but our audio is not good at
>>>>>all.
>>>>>For
>>>>>the longest time before the webcams we couldn't use voice at all. We
>>>>>could
>>>>>not hear each other at all. This seems to be the case still. Last night
>>>>>we
>>>>>did manage to get some audio going but it was intermittent. Going in
>>>>>and
>>>>>out
>>>>>with hearing a delayed echo in the background. I could hear myself on
>>>>>her
>>>>>end
>>>>>and the same with my friend.
>>>>>
>>>>>We were shocked to even get some audio and thought we had the problem
>>>>>fixed
>>>>>but this isn't the case. We have both checked all hardware on our own
>>>>>computers and with the messenger audio and webcam wizard. All seem to
>>>>>be
>>>>>in
>>>>>order. We can hear all sounds on our computers using our headphones but
>>>>>not
>>>>>when using messenger except what I mentioned being intermittent.
>>>>>
>>>>>Months ago we could hear each other just fine. I used headphones and my
>>>>>friend used a microphone then changed to headphones . It was about then
>>>>>we
>>>>>started to have problems with messenger. My friend went and got new
>>>>>headphones buit this didn't help.
>>>>>
>>>>>I could still hear all my sounds and I think this is the case with my
>>>>>firned. However I know she did have some trouble with her computer and
>>>>>could
>>>>>do much with it. She couldn't hear anyone else at one point. So she had
>>>>>XP
>>>>>installed and all is working for her again all except this...
>>>>>
>>>>>Can anyone help us with this. We have checked all we know to check over
>>>>>and
>>>>>over. This is my life line being unable to do much with MS. This is how
>>>>>I
>>>>>stay close with my friend and this is important to us. We can still
>>>>>type
>>>>>but
>>>>>to speak would be so much nicer. I can't drive anymore so I really feel
>>>>>out
>>>>>of the loop.
>>>>>
>>>>>Thanks for any help given...
>>>>>--
>>>>>Big Rigs have mirrors, if we can not see you, your too close!
>>>>>
>>>>>10/4
>>>>>
>>>>>Lady Driver
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> William B. Lurie
Anonymous
March 9, 2005 12:20:34 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger (More info?)

Sorry, that Start Video is for XP only, for 98 or earlier you will have to
use the Webcam function.

Joel

<billurie@nospam.org> wrote in message
news:u8sD%232FJFHA.580@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> Joel, I gather that you folks have found a way to have 2-way Webcam video
> and 2-way Audio at the same time. I can't tell from your messages how to
> set this up.
>
> Using MSN Messenger 6.2 .... in Webcam mode.....
> can you tell me specifically where to find this Playback etcetera
> location, and the recorder and playback modes?
>
> Thanks you...... Bill Lurie
> Joel Estes wrote:
>> That IS the misconfigured I was speaking of, it should work now.
>>
>> Joel
>>
>> "Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:A5516CC8-F3B5-4EF5-B331-EE398200C8CA@microsoft.com...
>>
>>>Joel,
>>>
>>>Thank you for your help. I did check this out and yes there was a check
>>>mark
>>>in Playback. I unchecked this but have to wait for my girlfriend to get
>>>back
>>>online to try it out. In Recording it is checked as you said it should
>>>be.
>>>
>>>I sure hope this solves the problems. You mentioned my system might be
>>>misconfigured, I sure hope this isn't the case.
>>>
>>>I will let you know how this turns out and will also tell my friend to
>>>check
>>>her settings. I only chat with her been my best friend but like my
>>>sister.
>>>
>>>Stay Tuned...............
>>>10-4......LD
>>>
>>>
>>>"Joel Estes" wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>Not too sure, but you may have your system misconfigured. It does not
>>>>seem
>>>>so, since you have intermittent success, but one thing, Keep your
>>>>microphone away from your speakers, that will solve the feedback
>>>>problem,
>>>>i.e. hearing yourself and such. However, click the little volume icon
>>>>in
>>>>your system tray and then select Options/Properties and make sure the
>>>>microphone is NOT checked in the Playback mode, but IS checked in the
>>>>Recording mode.
>>>>
>>>>Joel
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>"Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>>>news:522D140A-931C-484B-81DC-EC16BBCB3263@microsoft.com...
>>>>
>>>>>my friend and I have window XP and MSN messenger 6.2. We both have
>>>>>webcams
>>>>>and headphones. The webcam works great but our audio is not good at
>>>>>all.
>>>>>For
>>>>>the longest time before the webcams we couldn't use voice at all. We
>>>>>could
>>>>>not hear each other at all. This seems to be the case still. Last night
>>>>>we
>>>>>did manage to get some audio going but it was intermittent. Going in
>>>>>and
>>>>>out
>>>>>with hearing a delayed echo in the background. I could hear myself on
>>>>>her
>>>>>end
>>>>>and the same with my friend.
>>>>>
>>>>>We were shocked to even get some audio and thought we had the problem
>>>>>fixed
>>>>>but this isn't the case. We have both checked all hardware on our own
>>>>>computers and with the messenger audio and webcam wizard. All seem to
>>>>>be
>>>>>in
>>>>>order. We can hear all sounds on our computers using our headphones but
>>>>>not
>>>>>when using messenger except what I mentioned being intermittent.
>>>>>
>>>>>Months ago we could hear each other just fine. I used headphones and my
>>>>>friend used a microphone then changed to headphones . It was about then
>>>>>we
>>>>>started to have problems with messenger. My friend went and got new
>>>>>headphones buit this didn't help.
>>>>>
>>>>>I could still hear all my sounds and I think this is the case with my
>>>>>firned. However I know she did have some trouble with her computer and
>>>>>could
>>>>>do much with it. She couldn't hear anyone else at one point. So she had
>>>>>XP
>>>>>installed and all is working for her again all except this...
>>>>>
>>>>>Can anyone help us with this. We have checked all we know to check over
>>>>>and
>>>>>over. This is my life line being unable to do much with MS. This is how
>>>>>I
>>>>>stay close with my friend and this is important to us. We can still
>>>>>type
>>>>>but
>>>>>to speak would be so much nicer. I can't drive anymore so I really feel
>>>>>out
>>>>>of the loop.
>>>>>
>>>>>Thanks for any help given...
>>>>>--
>>>>>Big Rigs have mirrors, if we can not see you, your too close!
>>>>>
>>>>>10/4
>>>>>
>>>>>Lady Driver
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> William B. Lurie
Anonymous
March 9, 2005 2:05:20 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger (More info?)

Thanks for the prompt note, Joe.....but I *AM* on XP/SP2
so I don't have to use Webcam function.

So I should be doing the Start Video application, but I sure wish I
had some specific steps to follow, that you have found to work,
for me and a few others who are watching us converse here....
Bill
Joel Estes wrote:

> Sorry, that Start Video is for XP only, for 98 or earlier you will have to
> use the Webcam function.
>
> Joel
>
> <billurie@nospam.org> wrote in message
> news:u8sD%232FJFHA.580@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
>
>>Joel, I gather that you folks have found a way to have 2-way Webcam video
>>and 2-way Audio at the same time. I can't tell from your messages how to
>>set this up.
>>
>>Using MSN Messenger 6.2 .... in Webcam mode.....
>>can you tell me specifically where to find this Playback etcetera
>>location, and the recorder and playback modes?
>>
>>Thanks you...... Bill Lurie
>>Joel Estes wrote:
>>
>>>That IS the misconfigured I was speaking of, it should work now.
>>>
>>>Joel
>>>
>>>"Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>>news:A5516CC8-F3B5-4EF5-B331-EE398200C8CA@microsoft.com...
>>>
>>>
>>>>Joel,
>>>>
>>>>Thank you for your help. I did check this out and yes there was a check
>>>>mark
>>>>in Playback. I unchecked this but have to wait for my girlfriend to get
>>>>back
>>>>online to try it out. In Recording it is checked as you said it should
>>>>be.
>>>>
>>>>I sure hope this solves the problems. You mentioned my system might be
>>>>misconfigured, I sure hope this isn't the case.
>>>>
>>>>I will let you know how this turns out and will also tell my friend to
>>>>check
>>>>her settings. I only chat with her been my best friend but like my
>>>>sister.
>>>>
>>>>Stay Tuned...............
>>>>10-4......LD
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>"Joel Estes" wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>Not too sure, but you may have your system misconfigured. It does not
>>>>>seem
>>>>>so, since you have intermittent success, but one thing, Keep your
>>>>>microphone away from your speakers, that will solve the feedback
>>>>>problem,
>>>>>i.e. hearing yourself and such. However, click the little volume icon
>>>>>in
>>>>>your system tray and then select Options/Properties and make sure the
>>>>>microphone is NOT checked in the Playback mode, but IS checked in the
>>>>>Recording mode.
>>>>>
>>>>>Joel
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>"Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>>>>news:522D140A-931C-484B-81DC-EC16BBCB3263@microsoft.com...
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>my friend and I have window XP and MSN messenger 6.2. We both have
>>>>>>webcams
>>>>>>and headphones. The webcam works great but our audio is not good at
>>>>>>all.
>>>>>>For
>>>>>>the longest time before the webcams we couldn't use voice at all. We
>>>>>>could
>>>>>>not hear each other at all. This seems to be the case still. Last night
>>>>>>we
>>>>>>did manage to get some audio going but it was intermittent. Going in
>>>>>>and
>>>>>>out
>>>>>>with hearing a delayed echo in the background. I could hear myself on
>>>>>>her
>>>>>>end
>>>>>>and the same with my friend.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>We were shocked to even get some audio and thought we had the problem
>>>>>>fixed
>>>>>>but this isn't the case. We have both checked all hardware on our own
>>>>>>computers and with the messenger audio and webcam wizard. All seem to
>>>>>>be
>>>>>>in
>>>>>>order. We can hear all sounds on our computers using our headphones but
>>>>>>not
>>>>>>when using messenger except what I mentioned being intermittent.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Months ago we could hear each other just fine. I used headphones and my
>>>>>>friend used a microphone then changed to headphones . It was about then
>>>>>>we
>>>>>>started to have problems with messenger. My friend went and got new
>>>>>>headphones buit this didn't help.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>I could still hear all my sounds and I think this is the case with my
>>>>>>firned. However I know she did have some trouble with her computer and
>>>>>>could
>>>>>>do much with it. She couldn't hear anyone else at one point. So she had
>>>>>>XP
>>>>>>installed and all is working for her again all except this...
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Can anyone help us with this. We have checked all we know to check over
>>>>>>and
>>>>>>over. This is my life line being unable to do much with MS. This is how
>>>>>>I
>>>>>>stay close with my friend and this is important to us. We can still
>>>>>>type
>>>>>>but
>>>>>>to speak would be so much nicer. I can't drive anymore so I really feel
>>>>>>out
>>>>>>of the loop.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Thanks for any help given...
>>>>>>--
>>>>>>Big Rigs have mirrors, if we can not see you, your too close!
>>>>>>
>>>>>>10/4
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Lady Driver
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>
>>
>>--
>> William B. Lurie
>
>
>


--
William B. Lurie
Anonymous
March 9, 2005 4:37:50 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger (More info?)

Joel, can you lead me to the things I check and uncheck a
different way? I have no "Volume" in my System Tray.
Maybe in IE I might, but I do Mozilla. Thanks.
WBLurie

Joel Estes wrote:
> Well first off we DO NOT USE THE "WEBCAM" FUNCTION, but use the Start a
> Video Conference!! You can use the Webcam, but it is not as good as the
> Start Video.
>
> Second the way to locate the system settings, double click the "Volume"
> Icon in your System Tray. Then select Options/Properties. There you will
> find the settings. In the Playback Mode, you do not want the microphone
> checked, However in the Recording Mode you do want it checked.
>
> Joel
>
>
>
> <billurie@nospam.org> wrote in message
> news:u8sD%232FJFHA.580@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
>
>>Joel, I gather that you folks have found a way to have 2-way Webcam video
>>and 2-way Audio at the same time. I can't tell from your messages how to
>>set this up.
>>
>>Using MSN Messenger 6.2 .... in Webcam mode.....
>>can you tell me specifically where to find this Playback etcetera
>>location, and the recorder and playback modes?
>>
>>Thanks you...... Bill Lurie
>>Joel Estes wrote:
>>
>>>That IS the misconfigured I was speaking of, it should work now.
>>>
>>>Joel
>>>
>>>"Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>>news:A5516CC8-F3B5-4EF5-B331-EE398200C8CA@microsoft.com...
>>>
>>>
>>>>Joel,
>>>>
>>>>Thank you for your help. I did check this out and yes there was a check
>>>>mark
>>>>in Playback. I unchecked this but have to wait for my girlfriend to get
>>>>back
>>>>online to try it out. In Recording it is checked as you said it should
>>>>be.
>>>>
>>>>I sure hope this solves the problems. You mentioned my system might be
>>>>misconfigured, I sure hope this isn't the case.
>>>>
>>>>I will let you know how this turns out and will also tell my friend to
>>>>check
>>>>her settings. I only chat with her been my best friend but like my
>>>>sister.
>>>>
>>>>Stay Tuned...............
>>>>10-4......LD
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>"Joel Estes" wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>Not too sure, but you may have your system misconfigured. It does not
>>>>>seem
>>>>>so, since you have intermittent success, but one thing, Keep your
>>>>>microphone away from your speakers, that will solve the feedback
>>>>>problem,
>>>>>i.e. hearing yourself and such. However, click the little volume icon
>>>>>in
>>>>>your system tray and then select Options/Properties and make sure the
>>>>>microphone is NOT checked in the Playback mode, but IS checked in the
>>>>>Recording mode.
>>>>>
>>>>>Joel
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>"Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>>>>news:522D140A-931C-484B-81DC-EC16BBCB3263@microsoft.com...
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>my friend and I have window XP and MSN messenger 6.2. We both have
>>>>>>webcams
>>>>>>and headphones. The webcam works great but our audio is not good at
>>>>>>all.
>>>>>>For
>>>>>>the longest time before the webcams we couldn't use voice at all. We
>>>>>>could
>>>>>>not hear each other at all. This seems to be the case still. Last night
>>>>>>we
>>>>>>did manage to get some audio going but it was intermittent. Going in
>>>>>>and
>>>>>>out
>>>>>>with hearing a delayed echo in the background. I could hear myself on
>>>>>>her
>>>>>>end
>>>>>>and the same with my friend.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>We were shocked to even get some audio and thought we had the problem
>>>>>>fixed
>>>>>>but this isn't the case. We have both checked all hardware on our own
>>>>>>computers and with the messenger audio and webcam wizard. All seem to
>>>>>>be
>>>>>>in
>>>>>>order. We can hear all sounds on our computers using our headphones but
>>>>>>not
>>>>>>when using messenger except what I mentioned being intermittent.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Months ago we could hear each other just fine. I used headphones and my
>>>>>>friend used a microphone then changed to headphones . It was about then
>>>>>>we
>>>>>>started to have problems with messenger. My friend went and got new
>>>>>>headphones buit this didn't help.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>I could still hear all my sounds and I think this is the case with my
>>>>>>firned. However I know she did have some trouble with her computer and
>>>>>>could
>>>>>>do much with it. She couldn't hear anyone else at one point. So she had
>>>>>>XP
>>>>>>installed and all is working for her again all except this...
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Can anyone help us with this. We have checked all we know to check over
>>>>>>and
>>>>>>over. This is my life line being unable to do much with MS. This is how
>>>>>>I
>>>>>>stay close with my friend and this is important to us. We can still
>>>>>>type
>>>>>>but
>>>>>>to speak would be so much nicer. I can't drive anymore so I really feel
>>>>>>out
>>>>>>of the loop.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Thanks for any help given...
>>>>>>--
>>>>>>Big Rigs have mirrors, if we can not see you, your too close!
>>>>>>
>>>>>>10/4
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Lady Driver
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>
>>
>>--
>> William B. Lurie
>
>
>


--
William B. Lurie
Anonymous
March 9, 2005 5:36:25 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger (More info?)

Start/All Programs/Accessories/Entertainment/Volume Control.

Joel

<billurie@nospam.org> wrote in message
news:o tT0dcNJFHA.2852@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> Joel, can you lead me to the things I check and uncheck a
> different way? I have no "Volume" in my System Tray.
> Maybe in IE I might, but I do Mozilla. Thanks.
> WBLurie
>
> Joel Estes wrote:
>> Well first off we DO NOT USE THE "WEBCAM" FUNCTION, but use the Start a
>> Video Conference!! You can use the Webcam, but it is not as good as the
>> Start Video.
>>
>> Second the way to locate the system settings, double click the "Volume"
>> Icon in your System Tray. Then select Options/Properties. There you will
>> find the settings. In the Playback Mode, you do not want the microphone
>> checked, However in the Recording Mode you do want it checked.
>>
>> Joel
>>
>>
>>
>> <billurie@nospam.org> wrote in message
>> news:u8sD%232FJFHA.580@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
>>
>>>Joel, I gather that you folks have found a way to have 2-way Webcam video
>>>and 2-way Audio at the same time. I can't tell from your messages how to
>>>set this up.
>>>
>>>Using MSN Messenger 6.2 .... in Webcam mode.....
>>>can you tell me specifically where to find this Playback etcetera
>>>location, and the recorder and playback modes?
>>>
>>>Thanks you...... Bill Lurie
>>>Joel Estes wrote:
>>>
>>>>That IS the misconfigured I was speaking of, it should work now.
>>>>
>>>>Joel
>>>>
>>>>"Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>>>news:A5516CC8-F3B5-4EF5-B331-EE398200C8CA@microsoft.com...
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>Joel,
>>>>>
>>>>>Thank you for your help. I did check this out and yes there was a check
>>>>>mark
>>>>>in Playback. I unchecked this but have to wait for my girlfriend to get
>>>>>back
>>>>>online to try it out. In Recording it is checked as you said it should
>>>>>be.
>>>>>
>>>>>I sure hope this solves the problems. You mentioned my system might be
>>>>>misconfigured, I sure hope this isn't the case.
>>>>>
>>>>>I will let you know how this turns out and will also tell my friend to
>>>>>check
>>>>>her settings. I only chat with her been my best friend but like my
>>>>>sister.
>>>>>
>>>>>Stay Tuned...............
>>>>>10-4......LD
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>"Joel Estes" wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>Not too sure, but you may have your system misconfigured. It does not
>>>>>>seem
>>>>>>so, since you have intermittent success, but one thing, Keep your
>>>>>>microphone away from your speakers, that will solve the feedback
>>>>>>problem,
>>>>>>i.e. hearing yourself and such. However, click the little volume icon
>>>>>>in
>>>>>>your system tray and then select Options/Properties and make sure the
>>>>>>microphone is NOT checked in the Playback mode, but IS checked in the
>>>>>>Recording mode.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Joel
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>"Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>>>>>news:522D140A-931C-484B-81DC-EC16BBCB3263@microsoft.com...
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>my friend and I have window XP and MSN messenger 6.2. We both have
>>>>>>>webcams
>>>>>>>and headphones. The webcam works great but our audio is not good at
>>>>>>>all.
>>>>>>>For
>>>>>>>the longest time before the webcams we couldn't use voice at all. We
>>>>>>>could
>>>>>>>not hear each other at all. This seems to be the case still. Last
>>>>>>>night we
>>>>>>>did manage to get some audio going but it was intermittent. Going in
>>>>>>>and
>>>>>>>out
>>>>>>>with hearing a delayed echo in the background. I could hear myself on
>>>>>>>her
>>>>>>>end
>>>>>>>and the same with my friend.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>We were shocked to even get some audio and thought we had the problem
>>>>>>>fixed
>>>>>>>but this isn't the case. We have both checked all hardware on our own
>>>>>>>computers and with the messenger audio and webcam wizard. All seem to
>>>>>>>be
>>>>>>>in
>>>>>>>order. We can hear all sounds on our computers using our headphones
>>>>>>>but
>>>>>>>not
>>>>>>>when using messenger except what I mentioned being intermittent.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>Months ago we could hear each other just fine. I used headphones and
>>>>>>>my
>>>>>>>friend used a microphone then changed to headphones . It was about
>>>>>>>then we
>>>>>>>started to have problems with messenger. My friend went and got new
>>>>>>>headphones buit this didn't help.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>I could still hear all my sounds and I think this is the case with
>>>>>>>my
>>>>>>>firned. However I know she did have some trouble with her computer
>>>>>>>and
>>>>>>>could
>>>>>>>do much with it. She couldn't hear anyone else at one point. So she
>>>>>>>had XP
>>>>>>>installed and all is working for her again all except this...
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>Can anyone help us with this. We have checked all we know to check
>>>>>>>over
>>>>>>>and
>>>>>>>over. This is my life line being unable to do much with MS. This is
>>>>>>>how I
>>>>>>>stay close with my friend and this is important to us. We can still
>>>>>>>type
>>>>>>>but
>>>>>>>to speak would be so much nicer. I can't drive anymore so I really
>>>>>>>feel
>>>>>>>out
>>>>>>>of the loop.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>Thanks for any help given...
>>>>>>>--
>>>>>>>Big Rigs have mirrors, if we can not see you, your too close!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>10/4
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>Lady Driver
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>--
>>> William B. Lurie
>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> William B. Lurie
Anonymous
March 9, 2005 8:08:23 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.messenger (More info?)

Thanks, Joel....those directions got me to where you said,
and everything was correct. Now when I can find somebody
on MSN Messenger to test (Start a Video Conference)....
I'll try..............again.
Bill L.

Joel Estes wrote:
> Start/All Programs/Accessories/Entertainment/Volume Control.
>
> Joel
>
> <billurie@nospam.org> wrote in message
> news:o tT0dcNJFHA.2852@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
>
>>Joel, can you lead me to the things I check and uncheck a
>>different way? I have no "Volume" in my System Tray.
>>Maybe in IE I might, but I do Mozilla. Thanks.
>>WBLurie
>>
>>Joel Estes wrote:
>>
>>>Well first off we DO NOT USE THE "WEBCAM" FUNCTION, but use the Start a
>>>Video Conference!! You can use the Webcam, but it is not as good as the
>>>Start Video.
>>>
>>>Second the way to locate the system settings, double click the "Volume"
>>>Icon in your System Tray. Then select Options/Properties. There you will
>>>find the settings. In the Playback Mode, you do not want the microphone
>>>checked, However in the Recording Mode you do want it checked.
>>>
>>>Joel
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>><billurie@nospam.org> wrote in message
>>>news:u8sD%232FJFHA.580@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
>>>
>>>
>>>>Joel, I gather that you folks have found a way to have 2-way Webcam video
>>>>and 2-way Audio at the same time. I can't tell from your messages how to
>>>>set this up.
>>>>
>>>>Using MSN Messenger 6.2 .... in Webcam mode.....
>>>>can you tell me specifically where to find this Playback etcetera
>>>>location, and the recorder and playback modes?
>>>>
>>>>Thanks you...... Bill Lurie
>>>>Joel Estes wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>That IS the misconfigured I was speaking of, it should work now.
>>>>>
>>>>>Joel
>>>>>
>>>>>"Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>>>>news:A5516CC8-F3B5-4EF5-B331-EE398200C8CA@microsoft.com...
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>Joel,
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Thank you for your help. I did check this out and yes there was a check
>>>>>>mark
>>>>>>in Playback. I unchecked this but have to wait for my girlfriend to get
>>>>>>back
>>>>>>online to try it out. In Recording it is checked as you said it should
>>>>>>be.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>I sure hope this solves the problems. You mentioned my system might be
>>>>>>misconfigured, I sure hope this isn't the case.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>I will let you know how this turns out and will also tell my friend to
>>>>>>check
>>>>>>her settings. I only chat with her been my best friend but like my
>>>>>>sister.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Stay Tuned...............
>>>>>>10-4......LD
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>"Joel Estes" wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>Not too sure, but you may have your system misconfigured. It does not
>>>>>>>seem
>>>>>>>so, since you have intermittent success, but one thing, Keep your
>>>>>>>microphone away from your speakers, that will solve the feedback
>>>>>>>problem,
>>>>>>>i.e. hearing yourself and such. However, click the little volume icon
>>>>>>>in
>>>>>>>your system tray and then select Options/Properties and make sure the
>>>>>>>microphone is NOT checked in the Playback mode, but IS checked in the
>>>>>>>Recording mode.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>Joel
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>"Lady Driver" <LadyDriver@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>>>>>>>news:522D140A-931C-484B-81DC-EC16BBCB3263@microsoft.com...
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>my friend and I have window XP and MSN messenger 6.2. We both have
>>>>>>>>webcams
>>>>>>>>and headphones. The webcam works great but our audio is not good at
>>>>>>>>all.
>>>>>>>>For
>>>>>>>>the longest time before the webcams we couldn't use voice at all. We
>>>>>>>>could
>>>>>>>>not hear each other at all. This seems to be the case still. Last
>>>>>>>>night we
>>>>>>>>did manage to get some audio going but it was intermittent. Going in
>>>>>>>>and
>>>>>>>>out
>>>>>>>>with hearing a delayed echo in the background. I could hear myself on
>>>>>>>>her
>>>>>>>>end
>>>>>>>>and the same with my friend.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>We were shocked to even get some audio and thought we had the problem
>>>>>>>>fixed
>>>>>>>>but this isn't the case. We have both checked all hardware on our own
>>>>>>>>computers and with the messenger audio and webcam wizard. All seem to
>>>>>>>>be
>>>>>>>>in
>>>>>>>>order. We can hear all sounds on our computers using our headphones
>>>>>>>>but
>>>>>>>>not
>>>>>>>>when using messenger except what I mentioned being intermittent.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>Months ago we could hear each other just fine. I used headphones and
>>>>>>>>my
>>>>>>>>friend used a microphone then changed to headphones . It was about
>>>>>>>>then we
>>>>>>>>started to have problems with messenger. My friend went and got new
>>>>>>>>headphones buit this didn't help.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>I could still hear all my sounds and I think this is the case with
>>>>>>>>my
>>>>>>>>firned. However I know she did have some trouble with her computer
>>>>>>>>and
>>>>>>>>could
>>>>>>>>do much with it. She couldn't hear anyone else at one point. So she
>>>>>>>>had XP
>>>>>>>>installed and all is working for her again all except this...
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>Can anyone help us with this. We have checked all we know to check
>>>>>>>>over
>>>>>>>>and
>>>>>>>>over. This is my life line being unable to do much with MS. This is
>>>>>>>>how I
>>>>>>>>stay close with my friend and this is important to us. We can still
>>>>>>>>type
>>>>>>>>but
>>>>>>>>to speak would be so much nicer. I can't drive anymore so I really
>>>>>>>>feel
>>>>>>>>out
>>>>>>>>of the loop.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>Thanks for any help given...
>>>>>>>>--
>>>>>>>>Big Rigs have mirrors, if we can not see you, your too close!
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>10/4
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>Lady Driver
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
!