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Rocketfish web cam

I just bought a rocketfish web cam and set it up. When I go into the "Live! Cam Center" I can see myself fine. I have yahoo messenger and when I try to invite someone to see my cam, messenger locks up.

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  • kparten1 Aug 24, 2008

    I get about a minute or so on a call and then we both lock up. We both have rocketfish

  • kreislerp Jan 16, 2009

    I have the same problem We both have rocketfish and use Yahoo. She see's me just fine but it freezes on my end and she has to keep inviting me back on. It's quite annoying and confusing because we're not sure if the problem is coming form her end or mine.

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Hello...
i need a software to install "rocketfish webcam" for mac OS 10.4...
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I just bought the rocket fish web cam and it doesnt work on my mac 

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I have a new hdwebcam before it were working find now i can hear them they cannot hear me

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I have a rocketfish camera but i lost the cd so how do i download it so it can work

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