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My cam is crashing in yahoo

My camera works fine in the philips software, but if try to start it in yahoo messenger, then yahoo messenger freezes completely and I have to restart my computer to exit the program. I have enough ram, I have enough free space on my computer, I have windows xp. It's driving me crazy. If I try to use it in windows messenger, I can see myself sometimes, but no one can see me on their computer. I have followed all the advice on this board for that problem, but still nothing changes. the people trying to receive my video feed get a little camera icon with a red x on it. Help

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If you have already, i apologise, but you may need to set up yhe camera in messenger, although you should really upgrade to Windows Live as it's a lot better, as there are settings the programme needs to configure first.

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