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Hey! the video of my webcam is not working. it was perfectly fine the other day but now it doesn't show an image. i can receive a video from the caller but i can't send back a video? should i update my skype? or there's something wrong with my laptops's webcam driver? how can i fix this problem? im not a techy person so please explain the problem and how i can fix it as simply as possible. thanks!

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I would recommend you to reinstall webcam drivers and check for the issue.
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