They have kids and grandkids in another state and I thought it would be a great way they could stay in touch with them. In conclusion, it’s good for older hardware, but honestly you’re better off just spending another 5 or 10 bucks to buy something that works better with modern hardware. This is how you lose customers for a lifetime. How satisfied are you with this response? I then found another one for my daughter so she could share in the fun. This works great for my vx!

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Microsoft LifeCam VX – web camera Overview – CNET

I gave this one to a retired couple in our neighborhood. If no such icon exists on your Windows desktop, click “Start,” click “All Programs” and locate the Microsoft LifeCam program in the list of programs there.

The software that you need to get this thing working works great on old Windows XP machines, however you’re going to be fiddling with it for a while to try getting it working on anything newer. Thanks for your support in the past. I downloaded and installed the new version of Skype 8. Microsoft pulled the classic Skype due to a security flaw, see https: DDavis34 Replied on August 21, I removed the vx software, then restarted the system, re-installed the software again, got the same error message, but then went to compatability mode, this time instead of clicking windows 7 compatibility I just selected “I don’t Know, the system started with WinXP, I hit test, and to my amazement it worked.


The size of the VX is more diminutive in size than I expected. I did find though that Cortana is no longer available since downloading aforementioned driver. Tip Adjust the clarity of the VX by spinning the black dial surrounding the lens. Thanks for the effort though.

How to Use Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000

After snapping a photo or capturing video, click the “Edit” icon that appears beneath the thumbnail of the captured content. I had no experience with webcams but decided to purchase one in order to see my son who resides out of state.

Stupid to put out a new operating system that doesn’t support it’s product. Click on Next and follow the prompts to run the troubleshooter. Thank you so much with your instructions on getting the webcam to work, as well as Skype!! Kevin and Kerry go to https: After having issues with my Skype as well, I found a post to help remove all traces of Skype using the Skype Removal Tool, which can be downloaded from http: I have the same question So obviously the drivers downloaded from this site for Skype classic also works on Skype 8,0.


Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. It worked like a charm, and windows 10 now sees my VX as it should.

Install Microsoft VX-1000, VX-3000 or VX-6000 webcam on Windows 10

Good day Thanks, alot. My webcam has a strange issue where if I leave it plugged into the laptop when I start the computer, the webcam is not seen by the computer at all.

The cam itself swivels vertically and horizontally. Hi I should have said, I have a VX which should have a maximum of x Experiencing gx-3000 LifeCam VX Web Cam I had no experience with webcams but decided to purchase one in order to see my son who resides out of state. This item doesn’t belong on this page.

Good quality webcam from Microsoft. Working fine on Win 10 Creators Update x You may also like. How did you install the drivers from the VX map after unzipping? I was looking for a web cam because two of my kids had them and I thought it would be nice to have so I could chat with them.

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