Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

My SVP HDDV 2300 series digital camcorder does not work as a webcam, though it should. I can upload picutres and videos via the USB cable, but when I selct PC cam from the menu on the camera, I hear three tones from the computer speakers and get no response after that. What am I doing wrong?


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