Saturday, May 31, 2014
'Problem With Skype Recording Device' In Windows 8 or Windows 8.1
Skype video and Audio calls worked lately. You have been enjoying the use without any hitch. At a point you experienced an error emanating from the video calling feature with information of why it's behaving abnormally. Next you tried to find solution by resorting to Google search only to come up with handful of procedures which didn't help the problem.
If you are having this problem with your Skype while trying to make video call and a warning highlighted in yellow comes up with the message, 'Problem with recording device' in Windows 8 or Windows 8.1, this instruction is meant for. It will help you to forestall the problem in time.
STEP 1: Sign out of your Skype.
STEP 2: Click on 'File Explorer' to continue.
STEP 3: Right-click on 'Desktop' to the right-hand corner of your screen.
STEP 5: At 'Device Management' click 'Device Manager'.
STEP 6: Click the little arrow pointing to 'Display adapter' to expand it.
STEP 7: Right-click on graphic driver and select 'uninstall' to uninstall it.
STEP 8: Click on 'OK' to restart your system.
STEP 9: Wait for Windows to re-install the 'Display adapter' device driver.
STEP 10: Sign into your Skype and test the video call.
If you are still experiencing the problem after the instruction, uninstall Skype and delete every file associating with it from your system. Download the latest Skype and install it.
Posted by Patrick Johnson