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Old 18th May 2008   #1
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How connect Webcam to internet?


I just purchased a webcam which loaded up fine. Apparently, in order to use it for live video feed while talking on a landline phone, I need another service of some kind, MSM, Yahoo-Messenger etc.

Assuming that is correct, what's the best/cheapest way to get this service up and running?

Also, how can I see/test the picture that my camera is taking?

I'm using XP-Home, DSL and Outlook Express and no other communication sw.


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The person you want to talk to must be using the same software as you. Thus, find out what software the people you want to talk to are using, Have a look at Skype:
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TonyT,

Thanks for the reply. I was able to sign up with free Yahoo Messenger and see my video so at least now I know how it works. Now I just need to get other family members to do the same.

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