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My Gateway Web Camera tells me that the camera is locked by another application. Is there anything I can do that will make it work again?

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A little more info please. What applications do you use the camera with? What brand is the camera? What version of windows? You could try a different usb port to force windows to reconfigure it. You could also try skype to see if it finds the camera.
troubleshooting;
1. go to start, run, and type eventvwr. check the application log for red dots related to the camera.
2. right click (my) computer, properties; look for device manager and start it. check for any outstanding device installs, delete any failed ones and restart.

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