web cam installation

  [email protected] 23:28 24 Aug 2006
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bought a creative web cam ran installation activated real player downloaded windows media 10, it worked but whatever i did with everything closed, cpu usage went through roof system ground to halt had to end task, removed can uninstalled progs pc is now fine but no webcam, any thoughts please?

  STREETWORK 09:25 26 Aug 2006

Go to the creative website and download the latest drivers for your webcam.

Begin by installing the drivers first (do not plug the webcam in yet. Then switch off the PC and connect the webcam. Windows will identify it and finnish installing the drivers (a notification comes up in a ballon).

Once you have done this install any software that came with the webcam, of any downloaded.

Should this cause a problem, sometimes rebooting can solve it.

If you mearly plug the cam in and then install software windows would often start to install its own before the webcam software, this can cause a conflict with drivers.

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