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Unable to install my Web camera on my laptop that has the (awful) operative system Windows Vista Basic. I have been trying to enter the web site for Genius in Taiwan and was unable to do so. What can I do? Please, I bought both the camera and the laptop in order to communicate with my daughters and granchildren who live in France and since the month of February I am stuck with this problem. Could someone please help not a damsel but a granny in distress?
Thank you very much
Distraughted Granny

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Simple! I changed the camera to my other laptop, equipped with Windows XP. <I really don't understand why Microsoft had to change the OS... since the last one had no problems at all and Vista does not offer anything new

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