When I skype someone, I can see them fine, but their image of me has fuzzy white lines going down the screen.
I have XP sp3, K7S5A pro motherboard, 1GB of DDR RAM, AMD Athlon 1.6, CPU and RAM speed is 100MHZ. Even with these light specs, my computer runs good because I know how to keep it clean. It connects with a Edimax wireless N card.
I have a logitech webcam 250. I have the lastest driver for the camera, but I know its not the camera because I can skype fine with that camera on other computers.
I know its not the connection speed, because I can skype fine on another wireless computer in our house right next to this computer that has the problem. (My computer has an N-wireless card with the lastest driver.)
I don't thinks its my video card. I have tried multiple agp video cards. The first card I was using when I had the problem was a GForce3 Ti 200 NVidia with 128MB, even after getting the lastest driver, then tried a Radeon 9700 with 128MB, then tried an old ATI Rage Mobility-M AGP with 8MB of RAM - for some reason the vertical lines were less severe, but the video I was sending out was choppy like an old fashion movie. I don't think this is a video card issue because I can see all other videos fine, and see the other person's video clear.
I have also updated all the mobo drivers. What is strange is that when I updated my ethernet card, even though nothing is connected to it, my skype image was clear prior to me rebooting, then was hazy with white lines again. There are no IRQ conflicts. USB drivers are up to date. I have tried every USB port I have. (I know I have USB 2.0, just not sure which one, although it says enhanced in the device manager.)
It does the same thing on google video chat. Also there is no other program that is trying to use my video. I have googled this thoroughly.
Please don't tell me I just have old hardware. That's obvious. I wanted to figure out why this is happening before I started upgrading my computer, as I'm an advancing tech and want to get better.