Macbook built in iSight problem.

I am having problems with my built in iSight.
I've tried to track all the way to see where is failing and I get the following on the Console Log.
Jun 15 22:53:11 frviana kernel[0]: USBF: 631.251 Built-in iSight[0x2be9b00]: error getting config. err=0xe00002ed
Jun 15 22:53:12 frviana kernel[0]: USBF: 631.760 [0x2b24f00] The IOUSBFamily is having trouble enumerating a USB device that has been plugged in. It will keep retrying. (Port 2 of hub @ location: 0x3d000000)
Jun 15 22:53:16 frviana kernel[0]: USBF: 635.601 [0x2b24f00] The IOUSBFamily was not able to enumerate a device.
It initially appers on the system information as an USB device but after I try to use it for the first time on any application, example: Photobooth I get this error and it disapeer from the system information.
I am running the following processes:
Active Memory: 110.25 MB
Free Memory: 836.90 MB
Wired Memory: 150.77 MB
Used Memory: 424.10 MB
Inactive Memory: 163.09 MB
Total VM: 7.10 GB
Number of processes: 53
ID Process Name User CPU RSIZE VSIZE
0 kernel_task root 2.30 50.96 MB 1,017.06 MB
1 launchd root 0.00 516.00 KB 27.66 MB
23 dynamic_pager root 0.00 168.00 KB 26.61 MB
27 kextd root 0.00 980.00 KB 27.53 MB
31 KernelEventAgent root 0.00 628.00 KB 27.18 MB
32 mDNSResponder root 0.00 1.12 MB 28.38 MB
33 netinfod root 0.00 564.00 KB 26.91 MB
34 syslogd root 0.00 420.00 KB 26.63 MB
36 configd root 0.00 2.20 MB 29.24 MB
37 coreaudiod root 0.00 1.10 MB 28.64 MB
38 diskarbitrationd root 0.00 1.04 MB 27.11 MB
39 memberd root 0.00 652.00 KB 27.64 MB
40 securityd root 0.00 2.20 MB 28.68 MB
42 notifyd root 0.00 460.00 KB 27.19 MB
43 distnoted root 0.00 816.00 KB 27.01 MB
44 DirectoryService root 0.00 2.46 MB 29.46 MB
45 blued root 0.00 2.12 MB 37.17 MB
50 coreservicesd root 0.00 8.96 MB 39.99 MB
54 update root 0.20 220.00 KB 26.59 MB
63 WindowServer windowserv 3.60 19.36 MB 339.29 MB
65 ATSServer frviana 0.00 6.23 MB 146.06 MB
66 loginwindow frviana 0.00 7.42 MB 351.14 MB /System/Library/CoreServices/
76 lookupd root 0.00 1.23 MB 28.50 MB
87 crashreporterd root 0.00 204.00 KB 26.59 MB
122 sh root 0.00 616.00 KB 27.06 MB
123 OSXvnc-server root 0.00 3.04 MB 294.39 MB
124 dyndnsd root 0.00 7.89 MB 109.98 MB
128 translated root 0.00 248.00 KB 36.07 MB
146 nfsiod root 0.00 184.00 KB 28.61 MB
151 ntpd root 0.00 404.00 KB 27.07 MB
162 rpc.lockd root 0.00 192.00 KB 26.65 MB
170 automount root 0.00 1.11 MB 29.00 MB
175 mds root 0.00 3.88 MB 42.33 MB
180 automount root 0.00 1.07 MB 28.71 MB
185 mdimport nobody 0.00 2.38 MB 38.59 MB
189 httpd root 0.00 1.44 MB 28.15 MB
190 httpd www 0.00 408.00 KB 27.72 MB
191 pbs frviana 0.00 2.05 MB 54.16 MB
197 Dock frviana 0.00 4.32 MB 348.64 MB /System/Library/CoreServices/
198 SystemUIServer frviana 0.00 7.82 MB 347.52 MB /System/Library/CoreServices/
200 Finder frviana 0.00 15.09 MB 362.47 MB /System/Library/CoreServices/
202 mdimport frviana 0.00 3.50 MB 60.37 MB
204 Microsoft AU Daemon frviana 0.00 8.72 MB 400.53 MB
205 iTunes Helper frviana 0.00 1.72 MB 326.04 MB
206 iCalAlarmScheduler frviana 0.00 3.61 MB 330.61 MB
214 System Profiler frviana 0.00 8.11 MB 346.67 MB /Applications/Utilities/System
216 Console frviana 0.20 7.97 MB 347.09 MB /Applications/Utilities/
222 System Events frviana 0.00 3.29 MB 293.91 MB /System/Library/CoreServices/System
225 TextEdit frviana 0.00 7.61 MB 347.31 MB /Applications/
226 AppleSpell frviana 0.00 1.90 MB 37.75 MB
230 cupsd root 0.00 1.63 MB 27.85 MB
232 Activity Monitor frviana 10.70 12.18 MB 435.16 MB /Applications/Utilities/Activity
233 pmTool root 0.80 1.17 MB 36.45 MB
Any idea? It has been 3 days only that I bought the Macbook.

My macbook had the same problem. It began after I installed bootcamp, which I have since updated to 1.1. Whenever I boot into windows xp and then back into Os X, the isight stops working. In photobooth I get a blank green screen with a few scribbling lines of static at the top, but in ichat I get the "in use by other application" error.
I tried a system X reinstall, a bootcamp reinstall, zapping the PRAM, etc. etc. What really killed me was that the isight camera continued to work FINE in windows, but not at all in Os X (I could almost hear Bill Gates snickering).
The solution turned out to be resetting the power management unit by unplugging, removing the battery and holding down the power button for 5 seconds. Works without having to zap PRAM after.
The annoying thing is that I have to do this EVERY TIME after I have booted into windows if I want the camera to work in Os X.
As other users have pointed out, bootcamp now includes a package that updates the isight firmware.
Interestingly, this does NOT happen on my intel iMac, only the macbook.
I'm hoping for a more elegant fix.
Anyone else?

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    If How to Troubleshoot iSight doesn't help, Reinstall OS X.
    Message was edited by: EZ Jim
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