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Skype is not finding my webcam

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Novel Adventurer

Skype isn't finding my webcam.  I run Windows 8.1 and it works on Yahoo Messenger and it works on its own but it's not showing up in Skype.

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Former Staff



Are you on a Surface RT tablet or using a laptop?


If you're using a laptop or a Surface Pro, you could try installing Skype for Desktop (can be found hereand checking if your camera works there.




Novel Adventurer

Thanks for your response, but it's fixed now. 

Casual Tourist

My video is not available.  How can I put it back please?



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