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Why does webcam not work after Skype automatic update ?

Skype advised an auto update had been done.     Now my webcam cannot be located by Skype.  I cannot make video calls any longer.     What should I do ?   I know the webcam is fine.

herniaboy
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Re: Why does webcam not work after Skype automatic update ?

Uninstall the currently installed version and install the older 6.1.0.129 version using this msi-installer:

 

http://download.skype.com/msi/SkypeSetup_6.1.0.129.msi

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Re: Why does webcam not work after Skype automatic update ?

Thank you very much for the help.   I did as you suggested,, installing  6.1.0.129 and everything is working just fine again.   Many others have written about the same problem so I hope they see this and take heart.   But why,  I wonder,  does Skype remain  so hard to contact when there is a problem?      Thanks again.

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