Having problems with your Dell Dimension 5150 (DIM515MIN) PC Desktop ?

I have a Dimension 5150 purchased in 2005 - it

\015 I have a Dell Dimension 5150 purchased in 2005 - it does not seem to support the web cam - the audio goes in and out during a conversation and the video sometimes freezes - are the ports too slow? Is there a solution to this?\015

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Is it USB connnected to the PC? If so, check to see what the webcam requirements are in terms of USB 1.0 or 2.0 and compare that to what your PC has.
\015\012Next, how much memory does your PC have? Check for any requirements in the web cam literature.
\015\012Also check to see what requirements there may be for sound reproduction and whether or not your sound card is compatible.
\015\012Finally, check the specs on your PC and see how much video memory there is and especially if it's shared with the main PC processor. You may be able to install a separate video card that could help if it is shared, but for a 5 year old machine it may not be worth it.
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