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Windows crashes when I use quickcam IM on my Dell laptop.

Windows crashes when I use quickcam IM with yahoo messenger on my Dell laptop. But it woks fine on my other laptop. Please help. I have a new quick cam sphere mp, and have installed the latest software from the Logitech site, but windows continuously restarts when I try to use the camera? Mark Broadwith I have a problem when I turn on Skype and when I want to change anything at "Video Settings". After I correctly sign up I choose Tools and click Options but when I choose "Video Setting" my computer crashes. My computer in 1 or 2 seconds restarts without that I do anything.

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  • rkoren2 Jun 01, 2008

    I have a problem when I turn on Skype and when I want to change anything at "Video Settings". After I correctly sign up I choose Tools and click Options but when I choose "Video Setting" my computer crashes. My computer in 1 or 2 seconds restarts without that I do anything. I use "Argus Digital Camera DC1512" camera.

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