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WebCam Error ' Cannot connect / used by other programs'



I am using the skype 5.10...version.

The integ webcam on my HP pavilion g6 was working fine until recent and then suddenly it started giving the error ' can't connect to webcam, is used by another program'...which is not true. Same thing happened y'day on my other Acer laptop which is a USB webcam. It was using fine and when i made a new video call, then bam! the error msg. Can someone help me on this.

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Re: WebCam Error ' Cannot connect / used by other programs'

Click Start, type devmgmt.msc and press enter.

Locate the web cam

Right click on the device and select uninstall

Also place a check mark beside the option “delete driver files for the device”

Uninstall additional webcam software from Control Panel.

Restart your computer.

Install webcam driver directly downloaded from HP Website

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