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Webcam still doesnt work properly I have downloaded the software but the webcam will not come on. I have used the same software and camera at the college I go to and have no problem there but it will not work on my computer. My computer is an HP and I use XP just like at the College. Can't figure out what's wrong and I need to get this camera working.

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  • ggoritsa Dec 01, 2008

    I have installed the drivers for lifecam vx- 6000 but it does not work properly.Some times it works and some other makes my pc shut down

  • d3fct Dec 09, 2008

    i just bought the same camera installed the drivers plugged it in, and windows doesnt even know that its plugged in. i looked in the control panel for the cam to setup audio n video, and its not in the list for camera's. Is this camera no good? I'm seriously thinking about sending it back to newegg, if any knows how to fix this, it would be appreciated or else its goin back, i only have 30 days to send it back.

  • sarahoshi Dec 18, 2008

    i lost my instalation cd but i downloaded software from microsoft web but still doesnt work

  • freeagain2 Dec 31, 2008

    I have the same problem, I can see my image but can not see or hear the contact when they answer and then the call ends.

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