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help?! isight not working. can't reset PRAM


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I have an iMac. I recently noticed that my built in isight was not working when I tried to do a skype chat with a friend. After checking the USB and seeing that it was not recognized and reading online what I should do, I figured out that I need to reset the PRAM. I was using a usb keyboard so I had to get out my original wireless one. When I tried to connect it, I realized that the bluetooth was "not available". So I went into system preferences to try and fix it, but found that the bluetooth option was not even on the hardware panel. I looked online to see how I could fix this and most of the answers said to reset the PRAM. How do I reset the PRAM without the keyboard shortcuts??!! Is this something I can fix myself or am I going to have to call the apple store?
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You reset the PRAM from a wired keyboard not wireless. Follow the Apple instructions given in this article. LINK
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the keyboard that came with my computer is a wireless one and i don't have the command and option keys on my usb keyboard.
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If your keyboard is not an Apple keyboard, instead of "command" use the Windows key and instead of "option" use the Alt key.
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