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Skype working on my mac, but not on theirs

My girlfriend runs a Dell 600M computer, and I just bought her a new lifecam show, which took a long time to download, then tried using skype but couldn't hear or see her. She can hear me ok sometimes, but not very well. Also it says the connection is being lost. Windows are not minimizing- taking a very long time. Basically nothing is working. Her camera works fine, just not on skype- almost as if too big or something. I have had no problems on my end

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2. what ram does she have
3. did she set up the cam with skype and only useing it in skype at the time
4. iit might be the computer it self is old or to slow to run the webcam also

i recmaend a logitech notebook pro cam if it is a laptop if u can in canda go to canada computers u can get a new one for 44.99 ( cash deal ) + tax a used one i think is 43.99 + tax


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