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I just bought an unbranded cheap webcam from ebay, even if the ligth turns on when I connect it to the USB port, the camera does not load any image. When I tried my yahoo messenger, it said that no camera was detected.
I tried already to look for a driver on the internet without any success.
The camera has the following specifications, printed on the box:

Sensor: CMOS
Resolution: 640X480 Pixel (VGA Format)
Interface: USB
Frame Rate: Up to 30 fps@CIF; 15fps@vga
Lents: 1/3 Inch
Focus: From 30mm to infinity adjustable

It is really a webcam with really basic characteristics but I would like to make it work.
When I bought it I think that it will be just plug and play with windows XP it wasnt!!
Any help to find the rigth driver for this webcam will be very much appreciated.
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somewhere either on the box or the camera itself there should be a sticker with some numbers...can you find a number that starts with FCC?
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Thanks for the reply, unfurtanely there is no mention in the box of a FCC followed by a series of numbers.
What I found on the box is the catalog number from Argos, a catalog store here in the UK and another number below.

676/1147 (D) This is the catalog number from argos
P/O No.: 402014 I dont have a clue what this number means, could be the part number.

Thanks again for the reply
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