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Acer's built in webcam

There is a webcam built into my acer laptop, but when i dont know how to connect it to my yahoo messenger, and use it for video chat on yahoo messenger. when i click to turn on the webcam on yahoo, it says "no webcam found on your computer"- any suggestions? please help. thanks i've acer travelmate 3260 with built in acer orbicam (logitec) i upgraded to wim. vista, and installed all available drivers, but aftr that the cam stopped working wz yahoo, it works wz all other programs like oovoo, msn, but doesn'r work wa yahoo, it gives me msg there is no cam, plx help me to solve this prob. I HAVE ACCER ASPIRE 5600 WITH BUILT IN ORBICAM FROM 2 YEARS WITH ME. BEFORE ITS WORK WELL BUT NOW A DAYS I CANT ABLE TO OPEN MY CAM. ERROR MASAGE " CAMERA USING BY ANOTHER SOFTWARE" BUT I DIDNT FIND ANY, I DID FORMAT OF MY NOTBOOK TOO BUT PROBLEM STILL SAME..CAN ANY ONE SUGGEST ME TO SOLVE THIS PROBLEM PLZZZ

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Take your laptop to your local computer repair shop, as it will take too long to explain a solution.
Good Luck.

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