Webcam, Router and Messenger

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Hilroyy, Dec 26, 2001.

  1. Hilroyy

    Hilroyy Guest

    anyone using a webcamera through a router and trying to use messenger to video conference. I cant seem to see anyone when I start a video conversation.
     
  2. JJB6486

    JJB6486 Retired Mod Political User

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    You need to enable port forwarding on your router to forward ports 6981-6901 to the comptuer running Windows Messenger.

    JJB6486
     
  3. Hilroyy

    Hilroyy Guest

    can i use messenger to video conference even though i am not on the same network, i tried the forwarding but it did not work.
     
  4. jw50

    jw50 OSNN Senior Addict

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