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I try and use my acer crystal eye webcam when talking to my mates on msn but when i click on the icon it says We couldn't start your camera device. Please check that your camera is not currently in use by another program, and then try again. But i dont have any other programmes running.

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    I try and use my acer crystal eye webcam when talking to my mates on msn but when i click on the icon it says We couldn't start your camera device. Please check that your camera is not currently in use by another program, and then try again. But i dont have any other programmes running.


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