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hey guys does anyone know how to get webcam working on windows live messenger for mac? i cant seem to find anything letting me send webcam.
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you have to install the driver from your mac osx install CD on the windows side of your mac. problem is I did it and it worked great the windows side of my MBP could use my webcam but the OSX side couldnt anymore and now I dont know how to fix it. I wouldn't do it.
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What in the world are you trying to say, creimers84? Windows Live Messenger for Mac does not have the video call 'webcam' feature yet. That's why it sucks.
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download mercury mesanger.
it works fine for webcam mesageing and normal mesageing.you will need to tweak some of the webcam options if you wana get your webcam speed up to 7 fps
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