Reviews and Problems with Creative Live! Cam Vista IM
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Works with Windows 7 OS?
Raja Jani, Amazon
13 May 2011
Summary: Am not sure if it will be working with Windows 7 OS. I have a creative webcam VF-0080 and creative no longer supports it. It doesnt provide the drivers for windows 7. The webcam inspite of being in working condition is unusable because creative is not ready to work on developing the drivers for it. I find it very strange because any upgraded or new version of software should at least have this basic backward compatibility..
Summary: Creates only a very dim image; when I put two 250-watt spots on the subject, only then did it make an image worth looking at. The software that came with it disabled all my other cameras, and even though I hadn't turned on Parental Control, demanded a password before turning the camera on. I couldn't guess the password, so uninstalled and reinstalled...no luck. Removed all cameras and all software, reinstalled, and this time it let me see its incredibly dim image.
Summary: I ordered this webcam and it started having problems after a week. First the picture only came in black and white. After a few more days, the picture kept getting darker until it was no longer visible. Because of the cheap price, it's not worth the shipping cost for a replacement. Since then, I purchased a Logitech webcam.
Excerpt: If you're looking for a webcam let me tell you what you need/want. something easy to set up. Something that plugs in and installs almost instantly. Something that won't take up much space. And most importantly something that will take great videos and pictures so you can video call with those you love, or just have fun meeting people on sites such as chatroulette (however i warn you the majority of 'people' are just penises) One day I went to my dads office and there was...