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Skype and msn doesn't see the camera

SKYPE: Anytime I run SKYPE (v. 3.2.0.152 and later ones as well) either:
1. It can't recognize my camera
2. while going to TOOLS>OPTIONS>VIDEO SETTINGS error message shows up (take a deep breath one) and shuts down SKYPE automatically.

MSN: Deosn't see the camera at all (msn v.8.5)

Any ideas..?

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  • Anonymous Oct 11, 2008

    when i click start my video it just shows a blackscreen

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