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My laptop cameral in general is not working how do i fix it? i can't go on photo booth or i movie. it has a built in camera

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Check to make sure that no other application is use the isight webcam first. Go to your Applications folder > Utilities > Activity Monitor.
click the drop down menu and make sure that it is showing "All Processes".
Search for any application that might be using the isight webcam. click to highlight the application and then click the big red quit process at the top light.

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