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ichat & iSight help please!!

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I have a G5 iMac (i'm a new mac user so please excuse my amateur jargon) and recently was given an iSight but I can't get it to work.
When i select to have a video chat with someone on my buddies list - a box pops up saying it's connecting to the other user but when they click on accept it comes back to me saying that it failed to start because I didn't respond.
I have checked the preferences and it says the firewall is off and i don't know what else to try.

Can anyone help?

Thanks in advance Lizzybear75
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it might be something on their end that kills the connection have you tried to do it with more than one person?

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1. are you using ichat or some other program?
2. what is the os on the other end?
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another thing to consider is the other persons internet connection. both parties need to be on some form of high speed connection.

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Yes - using iChat.
Both ends are G5 iMacs - so OS X but I don't know what version.
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Both parties are on broadband
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