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Old 24-07-18, 10:34
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Question Webcam problem

A Skype contact in Spain has been having a problem with his webcam for the past few days - when he opens Skype a message appears saying that the webcam is being used by another application, but does not say which one.

When he calls me I can hear him but do not get a picture, and he can see me but does not get any sound.

Is there an easy way to find out what app is using the webcam?
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Old 04-08-18, 10:49
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Question Re: Webcam problem

No replies yet - can anyone help?
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Old 04-08-18, 10:54
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Default Re: Webcam problem

Has he tried a clean boot to see if there's any change.

I don't know if Skype will work in Safe Mode with Networking with not being an user, but in that mode all 3rd party programs are isolated.

How are you able to contact him otherwise to find out ?
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Old 04-08-18, 14:54
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He can Skype me using his tablet, but has tried everything to try to sort out the problem on his PC.
Next time I contact him I will ask him to try these latest suggestions - thank you!
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Old 04-08-18, 15:06
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You're welcome - and hope they help.
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