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When connected on Skype orbicam will not open

The orbicam does work on its own
Message says that it is already open in another application
Incoming video is displayedOK

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Look at your active programs and see if any are connected to the orbicam. Try closing all applications except for skype. Check your active services to see if any of those may be using the cam.

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Reinstall driver. if same problem occur. reformat PC.

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http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/notebook/as_9300.html
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FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW IN THE SAME ORDER:
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