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MSN Messenger not working with Logitech Communicate MP s 5500

This works everywhere but MSN Messenger, works in Yahoo works on the PC just fine. Any ideas why it won't work in MSN Messenger or Windows Live??

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You may check with Windows Messenger.

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  1. Either one of these image sizes:
    • Small image size: 160 x 120
    • Large image size: 320 x 240
  2. RGB, I420, or IYUV formats. (Each is fine; we recommend RGB 24.)
  3. Microsoft DirectX version 9.0
To get this information, click here to download a Microsoft application that checks to see if your webcam device meets these requirements.
To make it easy, when you’re asked where to Save the program, just save it on your Desktop.
Once it’s downloaded, here’s what to do:
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Some Logitech webcam drivers may cause one of the following problems:
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Tbrook2,

The following is the link for the latest drivers for the logitech cam
http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/435/4224&cl=us,en

Otherwise the directions are the same.
When you click on the above link just select you Operating system and that will take you to the most current drivers for this cam.

then install Yahoo messenger 9 and try you cam again.

If you still have problems let me know.
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