Reviews and Problems with Creative Live! Cam Video IM
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not compatible with vista and beyond. avoid
Jazzmankg "Jazzmankg", Amazon
8 September 2011
Summary: Creative WebCam is no longer compatible with Windows since XP. Will not work with Vista, Windows 7 etc.Do not buy this product. But anyway you probably know this since external webcams are becoming more and more obsolete and unnecessary.
Summary: this cam does not work with windows 7. I got tired searching and finding the compatible driver of this cam with windows 7 but no luck. the cam is great but Creative's OS support for newer Windows release is very poor. I wouldn't buy any products from Creative anymore. I like the cam, it works fine with my Windows XP but when I upgraded my system to Windows 7, the cam's life ended unexpectedly because Creative did not release compatible driver for windows 7.
If you get what you pay for, this should have been free!
10 February 2008
Summary: This is a very disappointing webcam, even at a low price, for the following reasons: - VERY POOR LIGHT SENSITIVITY. The camera is pretty much useless in ambient room lighting. If you plan to use the camera by anything other than sunlight or bright office lighting, your frame rate will drop to the 5-10 frames per second range and the image will be very red and blurry.
Summary: The microphone on this gadget has never worked. I've tried help topics, their website, even uninstalling/reinstalling on this and another computer with the same results. What really disgusted me is the amount of spyware and malicious programs embedded in the camera's software. I've found a few users of other Creative web cam models who recognized the same problem. The user interface is horrible to boot. Why are these people still in business?
Summary: The quality of this camera is so outdated. The pixels did not fully show and you'll see a picture of some hill. really weird stuff... Really bad in low lighting. Spend a little more on a better cam. I recommend Microsoft Vx-3000.
Summary: [...] Just a cheap crap. Picture quality is poor, does not work in regular light - needs extra ilumination. And that useless backgrounds are just STUPID. I needed a good quality camera - not a canyon background behind my picture, and neither tiger ears on my head. This "creative" thing is so useless and pathetic. Don't waste your money.
Summary: Ich habe diese Kamera für einen Freund gekauft. Die Einrichtung unter Windows Vista schien zunächst komplett unmöglich, nach langwierigem Testen und ständigen Neuinstallationen wurde das Gerät aber zumindest vom System ordnungsgemäß erkannt. Anders sah das allerdings bei den Messengern aus. AIM und Skype erkannten die Kamera bestenfalls bei jedem dritten Versuch und auch dann gerne mal nur Bild oder nur Ton, beides zusammen war ein Glücksfall.
Summary: Also das nenn ich mal cool. Eine Vista Webcam die keinen Vista Treiber hat (22.03.2007) Weder auf der CD, noch auf der Microsoft Updateseite und der Creative Homepage ist ein Vista Treiber zu finden. Die Kamera mag ja technisch wie toll sein, aber ohne Treiber sehr sinnfrei.