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Logitech WebCam Pro 9000 freezes

When viewing with another person, my webcam freezes. What is my problem? Am on Yahoo Messenger does that make a difference? Every
one of my family is on it and their cams don't freeze. anglfam

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  • zouklv Aug 19, 2008

    my cam 9000 freezes and also shut down msn messenger.

  • Anonymous Oct 27, 2008

    I have this too. I have a Logitech Quickcam IM Plus and whenever I try to start sending or even viewing webcam on MSN it freezes and I have to end the process and restart MSN. help =[

  • Anonymous Nov 19, 2008

    it always freezes my msn whenever the other party press accept to view webcam.

  • ardcotton Dec 22, 2008

    i have the same problem, most it lasted for was 8 min its an e3500 windows xp 1 gig ram 1 meg broadband usb 2 service pack 3.it doesn't matter if its incoming or out going it still freezes only on my video. the sound still works.if i try

  • cowboy48450 Apr 18, 2009

    when viewing webcam on yahoo it keeps freezing up . Windows xp home Editon

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Normal 0 How much memory do you have installed in your computer? It may need to be increased as this is likely to be the cause of your computer freezing.
Hope this is of some help. Bud

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Test your webcam here to make sure it broadcasts ok - Hit 'Allow' in the top window and check your cam in the left hand panel.

http://www.testmycam.com/

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