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I recently bought a 17'' imac, and installed macam on it that would allow me to run my creative webcam (usb). now, when i use macam to try to take a still picture with my webcam, the image freezes (before i take the shot) and a message appears that there is a USB communication problem. Is this caused by the program or the USB port on my imac? thanks
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It could be the program itself, most likely... or another application is stopping it from continuing its task. If you can, try installing drivers and update macam

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Thanks, but the program is a brand-new install and it worked fine with the same webcam on my older 700 mhz imac, so i dont really know what the problem could be.
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Download driver 0.9.2 and see if re-installing that will make a difference.
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