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The webcam button on my yahoo messenger is gray. It won't let you select it. My husband is in Afghanistan. We used it the other day and he was able to see me. Now it won't work. Help please!

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If it is a built-in webcam like in the edge bezel of a laptop monitor, look for a disc from the manufacturer to try and reinstall the driver for the camera.

If it is a camera that you plug into a USB slot, try plugging it into a different USB slot while the computer is on. If Windows doesn't recognize it and install the driver after you've plugged it into a new port, you may need to get the CD that came with it and use that to install (follow directions, which usually include not plugging the camera in until after you ran the CD, or during the middle of it) or if you don't have the CD, you can probably visit that manufacturer's website and download the driver or installation program.
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