Re: [Ekiga-list] Is ekiga 3.2.7 supposed to work on Windows 7 64 Bit?

On 15/12/10 05:54, Dave Koelmeyer wrote:

On 14 Dec, 2010,at 11:20 AM, Dave Koelmeyer<davekoelmeyer me com>  wrote:

 On 14 Dec, 2010,at 06:09 AM, Eugen Dedu<Eugen Dedu pu-pm univ-fcomte fr>  wrote:

 On 13/12/10 11:55, Dave Koelmeyer wrote:
 >  On 13 Dec, 2010,at 05:13 AM, Gerhard Stengel<gstengel gmx net>  wrote:
 >>  Hi,
 >>  I recently tried to install ekiga on a Windows 7 machine with 64 Bit, but
 >>  video didn't work. Is ekiga supposed to run on
 >>  64 bit or just 32 bit?
 >  Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit running on a Dell Latitude e4310. Ekiga 3.2.7. With
 >  either the laptop's built-in webcam, or, a Logitech C600 external webcam (known
 >  to work fine on OpenIndiana for example) I get this:
 >  www.davekoelmeyer.conz/docs/EkigaWin7LogitechC600-2.png
 >  This is seemingly limited only to the application failing to create a local
 >  preview? Interestingly, at the remote end one can actually see video being
 >  streamed from the Windows machine (plus, the LED is illuminated on the attached
 >  webcams). So in my case the webcam is actually working, but the Windows user is
 >  flying blind, as it were.

 This is maybe

 Thanks Eugen, looks very much like it - will give the workaround a crack and see.


No joy - doesn't change behaviour.

For reference, I altered ekigaconf at


It is correct, I have added it as example

To read:


I could tell Ekiga was writing to this file by the date modified timestamp of the file changing concurrently with the running of Ekiga.

A debug output is here (I simply launched Ekiga, and used the call panel to attempt to locally preview video):

This is on a Dell E4310, running Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit. It has Intel HD integrated graphics. I am using the integrated webcam in this case.

I have another laptop here with an nVidia GPU, I'll see if it's any different.

I have put some (not so useful) info at


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