iChat video problem

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  1. fl0rine2

    fl0rine2 New Member

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    so my friend just got a macbook recently and she says she's having trouble doing video chat. she can get it to work with one person, but she couldn't connect to me or another one of her friends. any idea?
     
  2. urban ape

    urban ape take that take that take that

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    it takes a lot of bandwidth to do video chat, thats a problem my cousin has since he uses 56k. maybe thats it?

    or it could just be one of you guys are behind a firewall :dunno:
     
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    fl0rine2 New Member

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    neither have 56k, and I'm not behind a firewall (I've video chatted before) and she said it worked with one other friend, so? ahh
     
  4. ryckmonster

    ryckmonster New Member

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    to multiway chat, they all have to have macs which are running ichat, u also can't be up/downloading anything thru ichat
     
  5. CarRamRod

    CarRamRod The schnozzberries taste like schnozzberries.

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    Have the person with the fastest machine/internet host.
     
  6. HardTech

    HardTech hungry

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    there are certain ports that need to be opened up. If you're trying to video chat with somebody who isn't good with computers, you minus whale give up. It took me months to get my girlfriend to figure out how to open ports on her end. Even then, the connection frequently drops.

    besides, opening ports on every router you use gets to be a pain in the ass.
     

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