[AG-L] Windows video render problem
Bernard F. Meade
bmeade at unimelb.edu.au
Fri Nov 4 04:35:10 UTC 2011
I had the same error a couple of days ago with Skype after I upgraded my
graphics drivers. After a reboot, I got a message to upgrade Skype, which
I did. Everything worked fine after that. You've got a different set up
than mine, but it might be worth a shot.
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On 4/11/11 2:32 PM, "Padric McGee" <padric.mcgee at adelaide.edu.au> wrote:
> I should have provided a bit more information- we were using a Sony
>EVID70P camera, and tried this with both a video capture card (an Osprey
>some sort), and a USB video capture stick. In both cases (tried both with
>Osprey card installed and removed) we got the same DirectX error message.
>and there's a Chat150 USB mic plugged in as well.
> But we didn't try it with a plain old webcam- but that's not the intended
>camera (the Sony is).
> When trying EVO, the vievo window would always crash- could enter a
>but vievo would crash immediately.
> Admittedly, I don't think we tried it without both the capture card and
>capture stick- i.e., without any camera at all...
>Some weeks ago I tried the same gear on my 64-bit W7 laptop (Sony EVID70P
>USB capture stick, ClearOne Chat 150 mic) and things worked perfectly.
>Quoting Douglas Kosovic <doug at uq.edu.au>:
>> Hi Paddy,
>> > When trying Skype, it tells us that it can't render video, and
>> > that there is a valid DirectX installation.
>> > However, using "dxdiag" from the command line then tells us that
>> > working DirectX 11 installation and that all is working well.
>> > Has anyone seen any similar problems with 64-bit W7 and DirectX?
>> I suspect it may be the webcam as it uses DirectX with its DirectShow
>> filters. Do you have the same issue without the webcam? The webcam
>> mightn't have a resolution that Skype wants.
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