Difference between revisions of "Using The Video Calling System with Windows Live Messenger (MSN)"

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After you have installed your MSN Live Messenger, let's go preview your camera with it.
 
After you have installed your MSN Live Messenger, let's go preview your camera with it.
  
To preview your camera, you will need to go to "Tools" and then "Audio/Video Setup"  
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*To preview your camera, you will need to go to "Tools" and then "Audio/Video Setup"  
  
 
http://graphics.x10.com/images20/msn_1.jpg
 
http://graphics.x10.com/images20/msn_1.jpg
  
Next, you'll need to click "Next" after ensuring you have followed the instructions when prompted.
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*Next, you'll need to click "Next" after ensuring you have followed the instructions when prompted.
  
 
http://graphics.x10.com/images20/msn_2.jpg
 
http://graphics.x10.com/images20/msn_2.jpg
  
The next screen will let you preview the expected sound if you are using headphones or speakers by  
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*The next screen will let you preview the expected sound if you are using headphones or speakers by  
 
selecting the head phones box (or not) and clicking on "Play"
 
selecting the head phones box (or not) and clicking on "Play"
  
 
http://graphics.x10.com/images20/msn_3.jpg
 
http://graphics.x10.com/images20/msn_3.jpg
  
In Step 2, you can preview the audio with the microphone you have selected.
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*In Step 2, you can preview the audio with the microphone you have selected.
  
 
http://graphics.x10.com/images20/msn_4.jpg
 
http://graphics.x10.com/images20/msn_4.jpg
  
In Step 3, you will see a preview of your camera in one window, as well the camera image displayed within the MSN window.
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*In Step 3, you will see a preview of your camera in one window, as well the camera image displayed within the MSN window.
  
Please ensure that you have selected "X10 Webcam" from the "Select the Webcam you would like to use" dropdown menu.
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*Please ensure that you have selected "X10 Webcam" from the "Select the Webcam you would like to use" dropdown menu.
  
Again, it is fairly easy to distinguish between the 2 preview panes - the X10 window will display virtual pan and tilt control arrows while the  
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*Again, it is fairly easy to distinguish between the 2 preview panes - the X10 window will display virtual pan and tilt control arrows while the  
 
MSN window will not.  
 
MSN window will not.  
  
Click on the "Finish" button when you are done.
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*Click on the "Finish" button when you are done.

Revision as of 00:38, 20 September 2006

To install the latest version of MSN Live Messenger, please click on the link below and follow the setup instructions.

http://get.live.com/messenger/overview

After you have installed your MSN Live Messenger, let's go preview your camera with it.

  • To preview your camera, you will need to go to "Tools" and then "Audio/Video Setup"

msn_1.jpg

  • Next, you'll need to click "Next" after ensuring you have followed the instructions when prompted.

msn_2.jpg

  • The next screen will let you preview the expected sound if you are using headphones or speakers by

selecting the head phones box (or not) and clicking on "Play"

msn_3.jpg

  • In Step 2, you can preview the audio with the microphone you have selected.

msn_4.jpg

  • In Step 3, you will see a preview of your camera in one window, as well the camera image displayed within the MSN window.
  • Please ensure that you have selected "X10 Webcam" from the "Select the Webcam you would like to use" dropdown menu.
  • Again, it is fairly easy to distinguish between the 2 preview panes - the X10 window will display virtual pan and tilt control arrows while the

MSN window will not.

  • Click on the "Finish" button when you are done.