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Won't work on msn

My cam works fine on yahoo, and on aim, but just shows up black on MSN. Is there a driver I need to download? if so where? or what else might fix the problem?

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I got the same thing but i did have it on then i went back to my other cam i have 2 hooked up right now, and thats what im getting to as soon as i get it working ill post how i did it

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