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Clashing Cameras and video conferencing.

Clashing Cameras and video conferencing.

I have had Zoom fail to connect to the camera on my PC over the last couple of days. Zoom say to make sure that other camera using applications have detached. I used [ctrl][alt][del] to start the task manager and noticed that Teams was still running. So I used the end task button and the camera came on. I launched the teams app and discovered in the setting panel, the switch i.e. checkbox that keeps it running when the call ends. This was on; now its off and it seems to be behaving.

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My newest W10 build, now W11

My newest W10 build, now W11

This was originally written when I first got a new laptop, a 14″ ACER; it’s a bit smaller than the last one, its CPU is about 4 times more powerful and it only took me a couple of hours to get going.  I got fed up with the recurring BSOD and “reset the PC” in Sept 21. This didn’t work and so I got a new system, which is my 3rd with W10. Here are my notes. …

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Remote Conferencing

Remote Conferencing

The “crisis” has made me review my remote communication tools, I started with Hangouts, but need to check them all; here are my notes on the others. I look at Skype, IRC, ICQ, Jabber, Teams, Netflix, Zoom and Voice only!