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    Whats up with PhotoBooth???
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    Whats up with PhotoBooth???
    Has anyone else seen this?
    Whats up with this?
    How do I fix it?
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    Whats up with PhotoBooth???
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    is your camera being used by another program? Is the green light on when you start photobooth

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    Whats up with PhotoBooth???
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    I don't think so, and no, there is no green light.

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    Whats up with PhotoBooth???
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    has ANYONE seen this at all?

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    Whats up with PhotoBooth???
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    Well if the green light isn't on then the camera isn't on.

    1) Try a reboot.
    2) Try resetting the PRAM
    3) Try pulling the battery and power cable and letting it sit.

    I had my audio disappear after a very close lightning strike the other night and pulling the battery made it come back.
    masakatsu agatsu

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    Whats up with PhotoBooth???
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    How do I reset the PRAM?

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    Whats up with PhotoBooth???
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    Quote Originally Posted by ambience exists View Post
    How do I reset the PRAM?
    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1379
    masakatsu agatsu

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    Whats up with PhotoBooth???
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    resetting the PRAM didn't work. Any other suggestions?

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    Whats up with PhotoBooth???
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    Well, if you tried pulling the battery and resetting it, then I guess I would call Apple or take it into the store. Could be a hardware issue that would be covered under the warranty. Given you are still in the warranty period.
    masakatsu agatsu

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    Whats up with PhotoBooth???
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    Is there an application that is similar to Photobooth so I can see whether is is a hardware issue or not???

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    Whats up with PhotoBooth???
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    You can try to use something like Skype and see if the webcam feature works.
    masakatsu agatsu

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    Whats up with PhotoBooth???
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    This has happened to me about 1 or 2 times in a month period time and all I did when this happened was just shutting it down for a few minutes and then rebooting and sure enough it works again. Also when that would happen I would log into my Stickam account (video chatting website) and the camera would work just fine so I believe it's just a photobooth hick-up. Also ever since I reformatted 3 weeks ago that hasn't yet happened.

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    Whats up with PhotoBooth???
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    but what if I don't want to reformat? How involved is this?

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    Whats up with PhotoBooth???
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    Try what I listed above reformatting. Just a simple shut down for a few moments then boot it back up. That worked for me.

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