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Cannot see own image in small window using SKYPE

I can see it if I use the webcam window but not when dialing someone with SKYPE - although they do get I image I cannot see the image in the small window (it is blank)

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    The problem was solved by downloading the latest Skype program.

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Webcam can only be used by one program at a time - make sure any program or window showing the camera image is closed, then see if it works with Skype

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