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My question is, I am trying to make a video call and, 15 seconds after starting it, the web camera flash flashes and freezes the video that receives the other person my picture freezes

Is there any way that I can fix this?

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This question could use a bit more information, but it sounds like you have a problem with you webcam's driver, rather than with Skype itself. Perhaps try re-installing or upgrading it?

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