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Skype is refusing to acknowledge my webcam

When trying to make a skpe video call ,skype keeps informing me that my webcam is being used by another program despite skype being the only operation I have open .I have tried reinstalling skype but to no avail

Not sure why or when this started, I don't use skype that often .I would be greatful if someone could help .I am running a fairly old dell but skype has worked before.
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It'll be that dodgy website turning on the webcam to watch you.

(No idea really about skype and I don't do webcams, especially after dirty den got done!)
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You're being watched by your own web cam

Skype always was a bit temperamental in my experience.
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Not something I used before .My sister moved to Hong Kong in April so I would like to get it back working properly.
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do you hvae a program for the webcam? maybe try and quit it via task manager?
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I had a similar problem when I changed my PC. Despite removing and then reinstalling the Webcam program it just wouldn't work with Skype although OK with other applications.

Spent 0.99 on a Plug 'n Play type from eBay and end of problems.
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