Garbled sound in Live Messenger on a netbook

  panyards 10:50 08 Mar 10

I treated myself to a Samsung N130 netbook recently. All is well and a great device except in making a web call (Video or sound only) the incoming sound is garbled and has a delay of nearly a second. I've tried the set up in messenger and all other options I can think of but no luck.
Someone out there knows the answer, please share it with me.

  Technotiger 14:02 08 Mar 10

The problem could of course be 'at the other end of the line', perhaps made worse by the distance/country/etc involved. I sometimes use Skype to chat to friends in India (from UK), speech delay is quite normal, as is sometimes garbled speech.

  Technotiger 14:03 08 Mar 10

PS - you m9ight find Skype is better than Messenger!

  panyards 14:08 08 Mar 10

I wondered that myself so I made a video call to my desktop PC and the problem was still there.
I also wondered about Skype so loaded it an hour ago and yep it works great. So what's the problem with Live Messenger??

  Technotiger 14:12 08 Mar 10

I don't know what the problem is with Messenger, simply because I have never used Messenger. I use Skype a lot!

  panyards 14:16 08 Mar 10

I think that answers the question then.
Many thanks

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