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Question: acer crystal eye webcam probs

I have just bought an acer aspire 8920 with a built in crystal eye web cam. It originally had vista premium on it but as it was bought in Spain it was in spanish so I upgraded to vista ultimate to get it into english. Everything is working fine except my webcam.

I used to be able to use the ┤camera controls┤in the control panel of the webcam but now these controls are all greyed out and the picture is very grainy.

I have re-intalled all the lastest drivers and software I can find and still nothing works. I have restored all the system using the eRecovery system and checked it whilst it was still in the spanish vista premium state and still it didn┤t work properly.
Can anyone help in restoring this back to its original condition.

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I have the Acer Aspire Notebook 5734Z-4725. I have had the black screen with the USB sound going off. I've been getting a pop up saying I can use a faster port but close it because I don't know about ports and don't want to screw up my computer and the pop up notice saying the camera is in use. I have deinstalled/reinstalled the driver. I have also done a system restore on the computer which set it back to factory settings that didn't work. As far as I can tell it is the same driver. Sometimes it seems to be working fine like the video will work but this is very rare and if I move my computer it puts my webcam back to a black screen. My webcam doesn't work with skype, ooVoo, msn, yahoo nothing.please help i'm so tired of it not working it has been like this over a month i have been on the internet for hours looking for a solution.

Answer:Acer Crystal Eye Crystal webcam isn't working

Do you have a recovery option to reinstall the driver. Note : This image is on a Sony Vaio laptop but more likely similar.Make sure you choose the similar feature if available and not use the restore to factory default as shown.

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Hi everyone I'm at my wits end! I cannot get my webcam to work. I have tried numerous options posted in different forums and on websites but nothing seems to work. Even when I went to the Acer update driver search site. When I added my model number I got about a dozen driver options but as soon as I put in my OS Windows 7 (64 Bit) it came back with no drivers. I've noticed in a number of forums that peoples webcams where working fine in Windows XP but when they updated to Windows 7 they lose the ability for their computers to find their webcams. Is this an inherent problem with Windows 7 and is there anyway to fix it short of buying an external webcam. Surly there must be a way to get it to work !!!
Regards Brett.

Answer:Acer Crystal Eye Webcam will not work on Acer Aspire 5560

Hi Brett ... Welcome to Seven Forums ... Does the Webcam show in the Device Manager ? ...

Do you have any errors in the Device Manager ...?
Have you tried the Cyberlink WebCam Application 1.0.1523 23.6 MB ? ....

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Hi, I hope someone can help, the crystal eye webcam on my Acer 6930g has stopped working, I dont know what I have done, it was working fine. Now when I try to start it up a box appeers saying:

Acer crystal eye webcam.EXE - unable to locate component
Thisapplication has failed to start because Image.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.

I have tried re-installing application but still keeps coming up with same box.

This is a real pain as I am now unable to skype my son who lives with his mum. Please Help
 

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Aspire E14 (E5-473G-32HE) did not come with Acer Crystal. It only have a webcam that can not be turned-on. I checked driver and it shows only HD Webcam Installed correctly. Yet can not be turned on and the turned on settings can not still turn on the camera. LINE and Skype says "camera canot turn-on". The ridiculus part is, acer driver support does not even support the camera hardware. I cant find a webcam in their driver list downloads.

Answer:Re: Using Acer Crystal Eye Webcam

zeexui,
 
There should be a driver listed under the imaging devices section of the Device Manager. Try removing the driver and restarting to let the operating system reload it.

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I have reloaded a dozen times and no matter what I do the app eventually crashes. I have seen it discussed on other forums and nobody seems to have a grasp on this one. I am running Vista Home Pro on an
Acer extensa 4420 w/dual athlon 1.9 processors, 2 gigs of ram and an
ati graphics/chipset. The "EYE" runs on an enhanced pci to usb port, it depends on ffdshow to work as well, but I have not been able to find which ffdshow specs are correct for the camera.

So far,
wrong ffdshow codec, no "EYE"
too many USB connections, no "eye" (keyboard, mouse, and external HD)
Acer's original install driver and app "no eye"
Acer's updated driver and app "no Eye"

Does anybody have a clue about this?

Please help.....frustration level is high. Everything else works well and this laptop is quite fast...too bad that Acer doesn't seem to care. I sure won't buy another ACER product.
 

Answer:Acer Crystal Eye Webcam

try going in to device manager and uninstalling its driver and then install the latest one http://download.cnet.com/Acer-Crystal-Eye-webcam/3000-2110_4-188685.html
 

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I can't find the driver for my model Acer. My laptop is the Aspire M5-583P, but when I check the list of available driver downloads, I don't see any for the Crystal Eye.

Answer:Re: Using Acer Crystal Eye Webcam

In this case, check if your Windows Update is set to automatic downloading and installing updates. If it is not set already, it is recommended to allow Windows to automatically download and install updates. Keeping Windows up-to-date can resolve most of the errors you may face with device drivers and other areas. To know more about this, the following link can be helpful:http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/windows-update-faq You can also try the following steps if the above option does not work:1. Right-click 'Start' and go to 'Device Manager'.2. Check if your webcam is listed under the list of devices.3. If yes, then click on it and go to 'Drivers' tab.4. Check if you are able to update the drivers from here.5. If the drivers are not able to update from here too, you can consider using the option of 'Roll Back Driver'.If the issue still persists, you are advised to contact Acer through the following link for further assistance:http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/contacts Hope this will help you.

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I'm having trouble with my crystal eye webcam on my acer/aspire 5250-0810 it wont work.

Answer:acer crystal eye webcam

  
Quote: Originally Posted by man2


i'm having trouble with my crystal eye webcam on my acer/aspire 5250-0810 it wont work.


you install its driver?

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I have a computer with a built in crystal eye web cam from acer. It recently stopped working, so I downloaded the driver online, but the web cam still won't work. When I click on the shortcut, the window pops up, but no picture, and the green light that should turn on beside the cam doesn't turn on. Thanks
 

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I am getting a security warning that this software update is blocked: ACER.1.5.3501.22428_AVC121031-01. Shall I proceed or heed the warning and not update?

Answer:Update to Acer Crystal Eye Webcam

Same problem here

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Hey

My webcam was working strange so i uninstalled it and was hoping to find it to redownload on acers homepage or somewhere else but i only find the drivers and not the file so i am very desperate to get it back. Any ideas where i could download "Acer Crystal Eye Webcam" again?? i need it . Please help me

Webcam - Version 1:5:2008:00
Product - Acer ASPIRE 5745
SNID - 02401012725


I need it back.Please Help me!!!

Answer:How do i get my acer crystal eye webcam back???

Nidhi I don't know if this will help it is the only link I can find for the application itself the driver is no problem
Acer Crystal Eye Webcam - Free download and software reviews - CNET Download.com

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Hi all,

I've only just got my new laptop and I thought i'd test out the webcam on it.

It has a Crystal Eye made guy Acer built in but I've come across an issue.

It seem that when i record a video the sound isn't sync'd up and it also seems he video is playing faster then it should be.

I've tested it a few times and noticed that the sound wouldn't start at the same time as the video playback but then the motion in the video was actually faster then it should be.

Anyone got any ideas?

Thanks
 

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I have an Acer Aspire 7551G-7606 and recently had to replace my HDD and used one from my old HP laptop (it had the same version of Windows 7 Home 64x and I registered it with the Acer's serial). When I went to Acer's site to download the drivers I needed, the webcam software that originally came with the computer gave me an error upon the install setup saying that it couldn't recognize/find the webcam and asked me to plug it in. It's kind of perplexing since the webcam is physically built into the laptop. Is there some reason why replacing the harddrive would make the software unable to find the webcam and is there a way to fix it so I can actually reinstall it? Thanks.

Edit: The webcam does show up in the DM as "1.3mp HD Webcam" and it says that the driver is up to date and that it's functioning properly.
 

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Need image.dll for Acer crystal eye webcam

Answer:Need image.dll for Acer crystal eye webcam

Did you visit Acer support site for the download of the camera software ?Pls see this. Pls click on Notebook, then on Aspire, then on Aspire 7736z. There you are.CoolGuy

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I'm having problems with my Acer webcam and dont know how to fix it. I've tried installing the cam driver from this site and it still doesn't work. What am i doing wrong?

http://www.acerpanam.com/synapse/fo....com&siteid=7117&areaid=2&formid=3394#results
 

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My acer aspire5742 crystal eye webcam quit.How do I fix it?

Answer:My acer aspire5742 crystal eye webcam quit.How do ...

Hi,Go to Device manager, expand Imaging Devices, right click webcam and check whether the driver is the latest.Threre's a solution here:http://community.acer.com/t5/Legacy-Laptops-and-Netbooks/Crystal-Eye-Webcam-not-working/td-p/93589

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hello,
I have an Acer Aspire 4530 running on Windows Vista Home Basic 32.Its built in webcam was all running fine when only yesterday it stop.Sometimes it says camera not found,or all white or all black.I tried updating the drivers and the application at acer support but still it didnt solve the probelm.I mostly using it on yahoo messenger version 10.
I hope somebody can give me advice or help me fix it.Help would be greatly appreciated.

deaddrop
 

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Hi,

I bought an Acer Aspire 5536 laptop just under a year ago, ive only just wanted to use webcam and noticed that it continuously freezes.
The problem isnt just on msn, but when i open up Crystal Eye Webcam from the Start button, it doesnt work in there either. Taking a picture is fine, but as soon as i start the video it freezes after a couple of seconds.

ive tried to update the driver, but it says that i have the best driver.
I'd really appreciate if you can help..

Thanks
 

Answer:Built in Acer crystal eye webcam freezes

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Ok, so I upgraded my OS with a student discount from Windows 7 starter to Windows 7 Pro. I have an Acer Aspire One A0532h netbook I bought right around a month ago and upgraded about two weeks ago. Before the upgrade, my webcam worked just fine. Now I am unable to even locate the files for the webcam anywhere! Even when I do a search on the whole computer, nothing comes up. It is an integrated webcam. I tried going to the acer support website where I specified my exact computer, model, and such and downloaded all three setups for the webcam but they all had the same error; something along the lines of "no camera detected" or "no camera is plugged in". I dont understand. If anyone could help me, it would greatly be appreciated. Thanks.

Answer:Acer Aspire Crystal Eye Webcam Driver

Just proceed to the Acer website to download the app
Link provided


Service & Support

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I had problem after update webcam firmware from Chicony CNF6041 to CKF7010 20090908 FW6322 v3.0.2.2-C. Now my webcam isn't working anymore only saw black screen. Is any1 here know how to restore back firmware to cnf6041 vid_04f2&pid_b026? ty b4

Answer:Acer Aspire 4315 Crystal Eye Webcam

Have you tried acer Recovery Mgt back to factory specs? Jack E/NJ

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Dear Acer community, I recently baught an Acer Aspire Timeline U (Aspire M5-481TG) and upgraded it from Windows 7 to Windows 8 using the Acer Upgrade Assistant Tool. Now, my laptop does not recognize my webcam anymore. Neither the Acer Crystal Eye program (which I have also updated), nor Skype nor the Windows 8-default "Camera" will show me a picture. I have a device called "SPCA2082 PC Camera" listed in the device manager, which it claims should work. Thanks in advance for any help

Answer:Acer Crystal Eye Webcam does not work after upgrad...

I have also checked the Acer Website for drivers: http://www.acer.de/ac/de/DE/content/driversNon are available for the webcam.thedonpoe wrote:Dear Acer community, I recently baught an Acer Aspire Timeline U (Aspire M5-481TG) and upgraded it from Windows 7 to Windows 8 using the Acer Upgrade Assistant Tool. Now, my laptop does not recognize my webcam anymore. Neither the Acer Crystal Eye program (which I have also updated), nor Skype nor the Windows 8-default "Camera" will show me a picture. I have a device called "SPCA2082 PC Camera" listed in the device manager, which it claims should work. Thanks in advance for any help  

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I have Aspire 5750 Laptop. Its running fine on windows 8.1 but there is some issue with Webcam ..The web cam runs but all the settings are disabled so the images are not clear. I am sure it is due to incorrect drivers. It shows 1.3 HD webcam in the device manager and drivers are provided by Microsoft Year 2006. I have googled to find the right driver for the webcam but none worked. I thought giving it a try to install win 7 drivers but I couldnt find the drivers for win 7 x64 even on acer's site. Please provide webcam drivers for Chicony Acer Crystal eye webcam for win7 x64 .

Answer:Chicony Acer Crystal Eye Webcam Drivers for Win 7 ...

CameraAcerWebCam Application1.0.121623.3 MB2011/01/12Download

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so i have a acer aspire 6920g and i just reformated and reinstalled all the drivers but the program that acer has for the webcam doesnt detect the webcam i have reinstalled and uninstalled vista does detect the driver for the webcam and has no problem installing the driver any suggestions?
 

Answer:Acer crystal eye webcam program problems

Hi, make sure you have installed the Chipset driver and rebooted then try this camera driver. These are direct links from the Acer site.
 

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hi...im running a windows vista home basic 32 on my acer aspire 4530. It has a built in webcam.All was fine when it just stop working.I usually use it on yahoo messenger.Device manager says its working properly.the drivers are updated.
But when i open acer crystal eye webcam, its says camera not found. when i use it on yahoo messenger,all i see i dark black screen.I hope someone can help me fix my webcam.Any help would be greatly appreciated.

deaddrop

Answer:acer crystal eye webcam stop working

Could you please Uninstall the Driver for the Webcam and then Restart your Computer

See the Attachment for more Details,
Josh

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I recently purchased an Acer Aspire 150-1570, and have been very happy with it ...until today.

The PC comes with a built-in webcam, Acer's "Crystal Webcam". Haven't had any problems with it.

I'm running Windows XP Home and recently did a windows update.

Today, however, when I went to use it, I immediately got a "Blue Screen of Death" from Windows, with the following Stop error:

0x0000007E
0xC0000005
0xEC171B86
OxEBFCF9FC
0xEBFCF6F8

snp2uvc.sys - Address: EC11A90B base at EC111000 Datestamp 47009ae

This is one of the driver files for the crystal webcam
dated 5/16/08 v5.8.33.1

Thinking that this was a driver problem, I uninstalled the device and reinstalled the latest version of the driver which I downloaded from the ACER website. That didn't cure the problem. I then tried to restore the driver back to the original driver version that came with the PC when I bought it - same result. So, now I'm kind of stumped.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

RadioActive1

"No birds or animals were harmed by this post, however, a number of electrons where severely inconvienced!"

Answer:Acer Crystal WebCam causing Blue Screen

you most likely downloaded the wrong driver, and yes that would make you get a bsod, to be absolutely certain ask costumer support which drive is for that exact webcam

http://www.techspot.com/vb/all/windo...R-FAILURE.html

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Hi
I can open the webcam, take pictures and also start to record a video, but when I stop the video it says its not responding, so I have to close it with task manager. After when I reopen it the video is there, but every time I try to video it does the same. The sound is there but distorted?

I ran a compatibility test and the result is 'Incompatible Application' ???
I tried to update the drivers and it said it was up to date.

Any help with this?

Thanks.
Neil

Answer:Acer Aspire 5738z crystal eye webcam not responding

  
Quote: Originally Posted by jonesnewton


Hi
I can open the webcam, take pictures and also start to record a video, but when I stop the video it says its not responding, so I have to close it with task manager. After when I reopen it the video is there, but every time I try to video it does the same. The sound is there but distorted?

I ran a compatibility test and the result is 'Incompatible Application' ???
I tried to update the drivers and it said it was up to date.

Any help with this?

Thanks.
Neil


Hi

Follow the links on the screen.

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Whenever I try to connect webcame, a mesage is shown, "can not access the webcam. plz plug in your webcam and try."Plz I need your help badly! 

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Hello!
I bought a secondhand Acer Aspire 5310 and I reinstalled all the drivers except the driver of the webcam, I found three drivers of the webcam in Acer website I installed them all, but the webcam doesn't work. there's also an unknown device that I don't know what it it.
I'm running Windows 7 professional 32 bits

Answer:Can't find the Crystal Eye Webcam driver for Acer Aspire 5310

Hi ... Have checked the Acer Website there are only Vista Drivers available for your Model ...

Select the unknown Device right click select Property's ...
Post any Information you see under the Details Tab please ...

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I tried updating driver error: The Acer Crystal Eye Webcam has not found? Please plug in the Acer Crystal Eye Webcam and then run installation again. How on earth do I do that?
 

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Question: crystal eye webcam

ok so i downloaded  acer crystal eye webcam but it says camera not found model is E1-532-2635 help it is a laptop i downloaded everything and nothing helps

Answer:crystal eye webcam

dogsparky,
 
Sorry to hear you are having issues with your webcam.
 

Where did you download the Acer Crystal Eye webcam application from, the Windows store?
Was there an issue with the camera application that was already installed?
I don't see any drivers listed for the webcam on our site, so I believe that the drivers are Microsoft drivers themselves designed for the installed webcam application.

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Question: crystal eye webcam

i cannot get the webcam to work i get a message saying camera no found!! have downloaded and installed drivers from official site to no avail, can anyone help pls

Answer:crystal eye webcam

I'm guessing this is on a laptop? There will be a combination button (Fn and one of the F keys) to turn the webcam on & off - have you checked that?"I've always been mad, I know I've been mad, like the most of us..."

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Hello,

I am having a load of trouble with my webcam. I'm running on Win7 64 bit.
My laptop is a Acer Aspire 8930G. (specs are easy to find)
I have already tried to search for the drivers on the acer website. But they do not have anything that supports Windows 7. Also I can't find any drivers on the internet that actually fix my problem. I tried 64 bit vista drivers. without succes.

The webcam works perfect when I open the Crystal eye webcam program. As soon as I want to start the webcam in MSN Messenger or Skype, the webcam works. Untill connection has been made with the other contact. Then the cam just shuts down.

Also sometimes and really SOMETIMES. after trying to start the webcam like 50 times, it finally works. But this doesn't always work.

I posted this in drivers section because ( as far as I can see) it's a driver problem. The laptop is brand new, So that cant be the problem. And other webcams wont work on it too.
A friend of mine asked me if I could test his webcam for him. But it gave me the exact same problems as this one build in does.

My System:
Sorry for the Dutch language.


Please help
Skunkie

Answer:Problems with webcam Crystal eye

Does anyone know something i can do?

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I'm trying to get the webcam working.  I haven't used it in probably over a year, and now I can't seem to get it to work.  I've read lots of posts about downloading a new driver but I've tried several different ones and none work.  I have an Aspire 5517.  When I go into the device manager it says the webcam is working....but it isn't.  Any thoughts?

Answer:crystal webcam not working

Try uninstalling the driver in device manager, then downloading and installing the webcam driver from Acer's website. You can use http://global-download.acer.com/SupportFiles/Files/HWID/APP/HWVendorDetection.exe to determine the manufacturer of the camera to know what driver to install.  Also, have you tried downloading skype or something like that to see if the camera works with it?

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my acer crystal eye web cam is not working, all I had to do when I got this computer was to go into my start botton where all of my programs was and click on ther webcam and take a picture,now I can not,I would lke to know how I can fix it.

Answer:Crystal Eye Webcam not working

Try going to...control panel...hardware and sound...under devices and printers enter device manager...when device manager loads select the "imaging devices" and enter...there is a tab that will tell you whether it is working correctly or not...there are options to update the driver in the driver tab.

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get my pre installed crystal eye cam to work

Answer:how to i get my preinstalled crystal eye webcam to...

Try reinstalling the driverCameraCyberlinkWebCam Application1.5.2624.0031.3 MB2012/05/15Download

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my acer crystal eye web cam is not working, all I had to do when I got this computer was to go into my start botton where all of my programs was and click on ther webcam and take a picture,now I can not,I would lke to know how I can fix it.

Answer:Crystal Eye Webcam not working

Try going to...control panel...hardware and sound...under devices and printers enter device manager...when device manager loads select the "imaging devices" and enter...there is a tab that will tell you whether it is working correctly or not...there are options to update the driver in the driver tab.

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hello,i have an acer aspire 7250. my crystal eye webcam stopped working and the drivers were lost somehow. i did a restore back to factory and now i cant find the drivers anywhere. i reinstalled the drivers. when i click on the cam it says " no camera found" this happen to me once before. last time all i had to do was reboot and it was there. this time there is nothing.  i have gone to the website and got the drivers from there and still nothing.  thanks

Answer:crystal eye webcam wont work

Did you download this?http://global-download.acer.com/GDFiles/Application/Camera/Camera_Cyberlink_1.0.1626_W7x86_A.zip?ace...

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Hello,

I have an Acer Extensa 5420 computer and the operating system installed is Vista.

I'm having trouble with the Crystal Eye's picture-taking. I turn it on (works just fine) but when I click the "take picture" button, it briefly shows up in the gallery bar underneath and disappears. I can't for the life of me figure out where it is sending them or why they are not staying in the gallery below the pictures like they used to. I can't find any way to adjust or figure out where they are being sent to.

Thanks for any help ,
Sasha
 

Answer:Acer Crystal Eye Web Cam for a Acer Extensa 5420

On my Acer, the webcam pics are saved to the Pictures folder in my user account folder.

If they aren't there, I suggest you try re-installing the webcam driver. You can download it from Acer's website. Select the appropriate website for your country here: http://www.acer.com/worldwide/support/
 

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I had to have a recovery of my hybrid because of viruses and although most of my files and apps were there afterwards, Acer Crystal Eye wasn't, although it was originally on the hybrid. How do I get it back please as it's very good definition, much better than the camera on Windows 8.

Answer:Acer crystal eye lost on Acer W510

download from here

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Have owned Aspire V5-531 for 5+ years.  The crystal cam worked great for a year or so, but has since given much grief.  I believe there is a short-circuit on the top right edge of the monitor.  If I pinch the two halves of the monitor "lid" together, sometimes I can get the crystal eye cam to work but often not.  I was told by a tech guy (works for large hospital as their IT guy) that this is common- and there is no fix.   Is this true? The only option I can see possible is to buy an external cam and use that.  How terrible I cannot Skype with family and friends with this great laptop!   At this point, I can no longer use the webcam.  It is toast.   Please advise. Thanks.McLean

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Have owned Aspire V5-531 for 5+ years.  The crystal cam worked great for a year or so, but has since given much grief.  I believe there is a short-circuit on the top right edge of the monitor.  If I pinch the two halves of the monitor "lid" together, sometimes I can get the crystal eye cam to work but often not.  I was told by a tech guy (works for large hospital as their IT guy) that this is common- and there is no fix.   Is this true? The only option I can see possible is to buy an external cam and use that.  How terrible I cannot Skype with family and friends with this great laptop!   At this point, I can no longer use the webcam.  It is toast.   Please advise. Thanks.McLean

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I bought this netbook new early 2013 with Win8 ([edited to comply with guidelines]). I did a complete Win8 backup, then did a clean install ol Win7x64 Home from disk. It's been a handy netbook, but the Crystal Eye webcam never worked in Win7 using drivers & patches from the Acer support site. Recently, I wanted the webcam working again, so I decided to restore Win8 from the old backup, everything seemed to recover fine, except the webcam still didn't work. Then I tried reinstalling Win7x64 Home again, everything fine again but the webcam. Then I experimentally tried clean reinstalling Win7x86 Home (32-bit), wondering if the 64-bit OS was somehow the problem - the webcam still doesn't work.
 
It reliably works for a few seconds, then reliably stops working, period. What is happening?
 
Typically, when I open the Crystal Eye webcam app, the webcam initially works fine for about 3-5 seconds, it then goes blank, a message usually appears "The connection to your webcam was lost". This is usually accompanied by messages in the system tray "This device can operate faster", implying I should connect it to a different USB bus to improve it's performance (this is of course impossible to do with an internal, innaccessible device like the webcam). I'm suddenly offered a LIVE UPDATE from Cyberlink, do I want to download it YES or NO. If I select NO, nothing happens, the webcam doesn't work. If I select YES, a file download of an update for the Cyberlink Crystal Eye begi... Read more

Answer:Aspire One AO725-0687 Crystal Eye webcam - users f...

Have you tried deleting the webcam from device manager. Then re-booting and see if you can run the correct drivers? Jack E/NJ

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Question: Acer Crystal Eye

I have an Aspire V5-571P-6648 and have Windows 8.1.  My webcam doesn't work wth Acer Crystal Eye.  However, it does work with the Microsoft Camera app.  Does anyone have any advice?

Answer:Acer Crystal Eye

I think Acer Crystal Eye is only usable for taking pictures and videos and saving them in your pictures file.For streaming videos (incoming), however, it will depend on the app being used to open your webcam.

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When I click on my Acer Crystal Eye icon, it shows the initial screen but about 2 seconds later, goes back tothe desktop screen. I can't take pictures or videos because of this.

Answer:My Acer Crystal Eye is on and off

tigerclaw99,
 
Sorry to hear you're having webcam issues, could you provide us with the unit you are using so we can help try and narrow this down for you?

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Hello,

I don't know why my built in acer crystal web cam doesn't work anymore. I check the device manager and the application and I can't find it. Is there a way that I can put it back or download it from the net?

Jojo

Answer:Acer Crystal Eye web cam

Hi, jojoa73, and welcome to the forums.

If the camera is not showing up in device manager, then you'll need to figure out *why* it is not showing up there as a device.

To start off with, what have you done recently to your computer? Have you recently recovered from an infection on the computer? Have you changed settings on the computer? What OS are you running? Is every thing up to date (in terms of drivers and software updates)?

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I have an Acer Travelmate 5520 with the Crystal Eye web cam. I havent used it (but it was working originally)and when I did want to use it I received the message "camera not found". In Device Manager there is no heading for Imaging Devices. I have downloaded updated drivers but the problem seams to be recognising the hardware.As with all things it is just out of warranty!I cannot find anything on any sites to help solve the problem.Does anyone have any ideas??many thanksJimbo

Answer:Acer Crystal Eye Web Cam

A whole month and not one reply, this is most dissapointing!! Nobody with any ideas then?I have downloaded two sets of drivers, Suyin and Bison, but don't know which is the correct one but in any case neither one seems to make a difference.I would be grateful for any response.Many thanks.

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Hi,
I just installed windows 7 in my acer 4730z and the crystal eye web cam did not work. how can i resolve the problem? Any help...?!!.

Answer:Acer crystal eye web cam

  
Quote: Originally Posted by roi


Hi,
I just installed windows 7 in my acer 4730z and the crystal eye web cam did not work. how can i resolve the problem? Any help...?!!.


Try this link
Service & Support

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hey my computer has been formatted and after is process my web cam stop working
what should i do to get my web cam operational again
the cams name was Crystal Eye so help me to remedy this problem plz
 

Answer:Crystal Eye Web cam, Acer

Go to Acer support website...enter your model and download the driver for it...install and restart PC.

http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/downloads.html
 

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Hi All,

I updated my ACER Aspire One 751 with Windows 7 HOME Premium. So far the system is running. Only the webcam gives me a lot of trouble.
It was crystal clear while using Vista Home Premium, but now I have a fuzzy display, see attachment.
Using the program or yahoo messenger can open the WebCam, with SKYPE I have only a black screen.
I installed the latest driver for the Cam - nothing
I ran a compatibility test - result the Cam is incompatible
I contacted the Support of ACER - waste of time, no reply at all

Is anybody able to give me a hand to run my cam again ?????


HELP !!!!!!
Thanks for all you guys posting threads in the forum

Volker

Answer:ACER Crystal Eye and Windows 7

Have you tried reinstalling in compatibility mode?

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Noob here. So it seems that the built-in webcam on my acer extensa 5230e doesn't like windows 7 drivers. (apparently a long history here)

My particular problem is that the camera shows up in device manager and reads as working normally. However there is no program/application I have used that will allow me to use the webcam. I keep getting messages of 'no camera found' or 'plug in camera'.

I just want to know if this is a driver or hardware issue? I have no idea which brand the camera is (chicony or suyin). I purchased the machine used. It was returned to factory condition when I purchased it. Windows is 100% up to date, drivers and all.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

Answer:Acer crystal eye vs. windows 7

It would be a driver/app issue.

Have you tried installing / running the software in either XP or Vista compatibility mode?

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Right, I'm not really all that good with the technical side of laptops, so I was wondering if anyone could help me with a problem I have.
My laptop has a built in webcamera, it works if I go onto the Acer Crystal Eye Webcam programme, yet when I'm on MSN or Skype, it doesn't work.
I'm able to see myself, but it fails to connect and just says, ' The webcam session has ended '
Does anyone know of a way I can resolve this?
Bearing in mind, I'm 15, so I'm not completely familiar with all computer techinical talk.
Any help is appreciated, Many thanks,
Lauriana.
 

Answer:Acer Crystal Eye Web Camera.

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my cam was working fine. every once in a while it would seem fine but I'd have a black screen instead of an image. restarting usually would work. now even if I restart it keeps coming up black. any ideas?
 

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I just got a acer aspire one with the acer crystal eye camera. I can't figure out how to use it and I have been unable to find a tutorial/ Would anyone know where to find one?

Answer:acer crystal eye camera

the

did you install a driver for it yet? is it working, but you just dont know how to use it?

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I have gone everywhere, done everything to get my built-in eycam to work in Windows 7. As a matter of fact, it never worked in Vista. There is nowhere that I found ( and I know how to google) where I can get this thing to work. Therefore, I hope you guys and gals can give me a better idea on how to make my eyecam work ( at least marginally). It's not the biggest deal in the world, but it should at least work if it is part of my laptop. Appreciate any ideas or suggestions. Thnk you much,

Al

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Ok so I googled around and such, nothing but people asking about it and no help. Ok so it does work, on stuff like msn. Now normally on xp it showed the camera in my computer. It does not. The last time I had w7 on this it was rc2 and bsod'd. Seems fine now, but still the cam problem. Is there anything I can do? Maybe a program that can take it over? Really looking for drivers for w7 for it. The model of laptop should not matter as my moms emachines and my Acer aspire ONE both have the same acer crystal eye cam and the same drivers worked, doesn't show for either of us. Drivers for mine only exist for XP but worked fine. Hers have vista but still not showing in my computer.

Again it does work on msn so its not as if its not working period.

Answer:acer crystal eye drivers

The cam probably won't ever show in My Computer. It is not recognized as a network location or storage. This is normal, and nothing to worry about. Try going to Control Panel>Devices and Printers instead.

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I have an Acer Aspire S3 with Windows 7.

My Crystal Eye web cam's image has horrible horizontal lines running through it and crashes if the resolution is not set at 1280x720. I cannot adjust it higher or lower without it crashing.

When I try to use the web cam with Skype I get up to 1 minute of talk time before it crashes on me. When I use it on Google Hangout I get about 3 minutes before it crashes.

It is under warranty and I have tried contacting Acer's tech support. They assisted me with uninstalling and re-installing the drivers as well as doing a factory reset, none of which had any effect. I sent it in to them, according to the report sent back, they re-installed the drivers again and sent it back saying it was fixed.. but the problem was still there. I sent it to them a second time, they did nothing and reported that the web cam functioned fine, although it is still clearly having issues. I am going to contact them again, but I was hoping someone else might be able to help since their tech support has proven to be incompetent.

I am at my wits end. Any help/suggestions you could give me would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Answer:hi im lenh please help me to install acer crystal ...

https://acer.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/33971/~/why-is-there-no-windows-8%2F8.1-camera-dri...The problem with this is the store has nothing.the camera is Bison and Lenovo uses it  in some laptops.You can try this onehttp://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds032431   and http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds031749   Uninstall the driver in Control Panel/ Programs and Features and reboot before installing another one.

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Acer crystal web cam application is not showing
Hi every one!
Previously I was using Windows 7 Home Basic and at that time web cam application was showing.
But now I formatted my laptop and installed windows 7 ultimate.
I installed every driver but still I didn't get acer crystal web cam application, I also searched a lot but all in vain.
I checked its driver and its working properly.
Please help me to get back that application.

Answer:Acer crystal web cam application is not showing

I got the solution on acer.com I downloaded acer crystal webcam application from there.

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I HAVE A PROBLEM IN DOWNLOADING THE ACER EYE CRYSTAL WEBCAM . Y HAVE A LAPTOP - ACER ASPIRE E1-572 . PLEASE ASSIST ME IN DOWNLOADING THIS APPLICATION !!! Spoiler (Highlight to read)

Answer:I have a problem in downloading the acer crystal ...

Dharmasiri,
 
Which operating system are you running right now?

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I HAVE A PROBLEM IN DOWNLOADING THE ACER EYE CRYSTAL WEBCAM . Y HAVE A LAPTOP - ACER ASPIRE E1-572 . PLEASE ASSIST ME IN DOWNLOADING THIS APPLICATION !!! Spoiler (Highlight to read)

Answer:I have a problem in downloading the acer crystal ...

Dharmasiri,
 
Which operating system are you running right now?

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the windows update for 7 went on automatically and restarted my computer while it was running.  so now the camera records but when I stop it a blank screen pops down on the bottom like nothing recorded at all.  plus its the screen where I delete it but it keeps coming back.   don't have any solutions.  I went to the device manager, stopped the usb ports to disable and enable, don't know why that hasn't worked.  it also says the device is working properly.  I uninstalled and reinstalled.  Now I tried to restore but now I know why people hate windows 7 because the it not the same restore like vista and theres no restore point.  I uninstalled again and now it works but not really sure because all the ones that appeared black were long videos over 12 hours.  I've never had that problem before.  So NOW it may work but not really sure until a long video proves me wrong.  Windows 7, Aspire V5-131 *****I went to the acer support and guess what? it doesn't recognize my serial numbers.  so how in the world am I suppose to contact them?***** anyone experience the exact same thing and knows the fix?  please help!

Answer:Acer Crystal Eye running while update, now black s...

Please try installing te webcan application Acer Cyberlink Webcam App.You also have the option to restore the webcam driver and application from Acer recovery management.You may need to enter the serial numbers in the correct wensite as per the country of purchase and it would be recognized. If you have a unit from US or Canada, you may also live chat with an Acer technician at : Acer live chatIf you have purchased the computer in any other country, you may contact Acer support here : Acer Global Support Click the Kudos to say ?Thanks? for helping! select "Accept Solution" if your issue is resovled.  

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I have just successfully upgraded to Windows 10 but now the Crystal Eye Camera is only showing the top half of my head.  I have tried changing the aspect ratio but it is still the same. Is there any way one can change the angle  without tipping the screen forward which is impracticable. Hoping someone out there has some suggestions.

Answer:Acer Z3605 how to change angle of Crystal Eye Came...

Haze,
 
Since you did not physically adjust the camera it sounds like a driver issue. I would suggest removing the drivers and letting them get installed again to see if that resolves it.

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How are you guys?
I'm having a problem with my notebook Acer Aspire 6920 since i installed my Windows 7....
The camera driver doesn't work....( Acer Crystal Eye Driver Camera)

Does anybody had this problem? How did you guys solve this??

I tried already run as ADM.. but didn't work

I'm running a 64 bit OS

Thanks

Answer:Acer Crystal eye driver Issue Windows 7

  
Quote: Originally Posted by fabioguima


How are you guys?
I'm having a problem with my notebook Acer Aspire 6920 since i installed my Windows 7....
The camera driver doesn't work....( Acer Crystal Eye Driver Camera)

Does anybody had this problem? How did you guys solve this??

I tryed already run as ADM.. but didn't work

I'm running a 64 bit OS

Thanks


fab
Welcome to seven forums

have you tried the acer site for the camera driver?

Also could you fill in your system specs ( in usercp).

thanks

Ken

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i have a toshiba satellite t135 and the webcam isnt working. it keeps showing me a pic of a blue forest and it doesnt want to change not even when i take a pic or a video its fixed..can someone plz tell me how to use my webcam
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Question: webcam probs

can anyone out there help me on this one.i recently bought a pc-line webcam i've installed all the software and drivers for it but even though sys says its there and working,yet when i start it, it comes on screen for about 30 sec's and then locks up, its usb plugged its baffled me for a week now, my op sys is win 98,
amd athlon xp2000+ 1.7 GHz
jetway 266b motherboard
nvida ge-force 2 mx/mx 400 vers 4
128 memory
hope this helps as i've no hope of solving on my own

Answer:webcam probs

have you tried putting it into a different USB port, also try uninstalling the sw and drivers and re-installing them.

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I have a hp laptop, model G71329WM and can't figure out if this has a webcam or not. I see a small hole. Thank you
 

Answer:webcam probs

Hi, {{{Edited- It must be this one? http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...lc=en&cc=us&dlc=en&lang=en&cc=us&submit=Go ┬╗

 









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    please can anyone help im tryig to use webcam on msn ( works ok on other sites )

    "show my web cam".. is not highlighted and in grey.. i can see other peoples cam but mine wont come up.. been trying to solve for weeks so any help on this one would be greatful
     

    Answer:Help with webcam probs

    First, we need to know the make and model of the webcam and if your system meets the requirements for said webcam.

    Second, have you tried using the webcam on another application such as Skype?
     

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    Hi guys

    Heres the issue I have just got a webcam 5.2mpix with built in mic plugged into a SB 5in1 card on OS XP and have set it up when I un-mute the Microphone in the SB control panel and put the record level over 3-4 bars I get major feedback. When I leave it lower You can hardly hear the playback which seems scratchy if you get my meaning. how can I sort this issue and what is the problem?

    I have not used the cam with MSN yet so don't know if there is a problem with anyone hearing me that way I dont have any MSN contacts for that.

    Also when the cam is unplugged and the mic function in SB panel is left unchecked ie functional I get a rustling wind type sound which gets louder from time to time

    I am learning to play guitar and need to record stuff i'm playing to have it analyzed etc and hope to video conference.

    Ideas please....
     

    Answer:Record probs webcam

    Try MSN Live Messenger
     

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    A friend of mine has told me about the problems she is having with the sound when using her webcam to communicate with her other friends. She says the sound starts off ok but then becomes distorted and hissing. She has got a Logitech STX communicate cam, and is using on-board sound which is Realtec AC97. Anyone with ideas on whats causing the problem?

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    Has she got the latest drivers/software for her camera click here

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    I'v got a HP G3100 CTO Notebook PC with a built in webcam running on vista premium. The cam is installed and appears to be working fine, tested it in quick play. However when I try to use it on windows live messenge rthe image is upside down and I can't change it.Any ideas please????Delfer

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    Go in to a new conversation in Windows live messenger, then click on the web cam icon next to your picture, then when it shows ur webcam click the down arrow next to ur pic, then go down to "web camera settings" then click "Advanced" button. and near the top, untick "Flip image", if it is already unticked then Tick it instead.

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    My webcam suddenly stopped working again...when I try to start Toshiba Web Application - it says 'Web Camera failed to initialize - please check device and restart application or you computer'. This is the second time in a week this has happened....it miraculously started working again...but now its stopped and I cant get it to work and from I got my laptop my touch pad has been malfunctioning since the day I got it...just two months ago...the cursor just sticks and refuses to move.... HELP!!!!

    Oh....since I changed to AVG Free 2012 from 2011 this has been happening...with the webcam...HELP!!!!
     

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    hi there, i just got myself an x100e and still configuring by myself on how to use it. it runs on windows vista with 250gb. this is my first time using a lenovo and windows vista product. just a little question. i have plugged in my headphone into the audio jack. but, the sound still came out from the internal speaker. also, how do i enable the internal and external microphone? i've been experimenting with the 'sound recorder' function to know whether the mic is working or not. but, i did'nt hear any sound being recorded although i have been speaking loudly on the internal mic which located below the 'ctrl' key. or, did i got the position wrong? about the headphone, i have tried using the 'sound' in the control panel. amazingly, when i test the headphone function over there, it works fine. i mean, i hear the sound in the headphone. but, if i were to play any audio using other apps such as youtube or windows media player, the sound still came put from the internal speaker phone, although i have plugged in my headphone at the same time. am i missing something? or should i change any setting over there?  also, i keep on hearing clicking sound from my laptop. not sure whether it is coming from my hard disk or not. the clicking sound is similar to the ticking sound from a moving seconds dial on a clock. the sound usually came out whenever i am running any programs on the laptop. so far, the laptop is working fine, but, just curious about the sound.. a... Read more

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    Ive had the kind of same problem with what i think is the hard drive. If its sitting quit, it sound like the hard drive is spooling up and then clicks, then spools, then clicks. If I run a program that takes any computing power, it clicks away. It come from the right side of the computer, below the enter key, on my laptop. Right now there isn't anything I can do. As i need the laptop for school and if I sent it off to lenovo it would take time to get it back. Right now I am saving everything to my google documents for the time being. Ive tested the hard drive on all the lenovo hard drive tests as well as seagate ones, nothing shows to be wrong. So I just have to live with the clicking until I send it back to lenovo under the warranty. To me clicking = bad. So its just a matter of time. Here is my thread for more information. http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/X-Series-ThinkPad-Laptops/Thinkpad-x100e-Hard-Drive-Clicking-Sound/m-p/1... cpbs

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    Hello to all,
    Newbie here...I have a prob with this acer ferrari 1000, the wireless , camera and usb connectors and lan connections seem to disappear and I cannot get them back, the only way I can get them to work as normal is a system restore to about three months ago..........it then works fine but these features suddenly go after about five minutes....and I cannot seem to get them back....anyone seen this before and know the solution? thanks
     

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    At startup XP logo incl progress bars come up but then screen blanks! Tried AltF10 no go ... XP screen with logo comes up as before. Screen is luminating but just blank. Realise laptop is older but need the info recovered!! Not a guru!













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    Answer:Acer Ferrari3000 lmi Startup Probs

    Thanks - watching Video, amended setup from CD; loaded XP from original CD - setting-up now, so hope works  ... 

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    Hi guys

    I'm hoping you can help me with a annoying problem....

    About 4 years ago i bought this Acer Aspire 5920g with Vista as the OS..
    Back then i didn't like it, so i switched to XP.. Then Win7 came and i got that on board.

    Now, i'm a sucker for reinstalling the OS, when i feel my comp is getting slower and always with a good result, when installing the drivers... Until now...

    Now, when i try to install my gfx driver (It's an nVidia Geforce 8600GT) it goes bananas and ends up in a 256 color 640x480 resolution.....

    I've tried and tried and asked friends, but no one can help me, so i'm trying you guys now......

    WTF to do? :S

    Thanks in advance
    //phoenix4

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    What driver version are you running/trying to install? The latest are the 275.33's.

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    Hi, It seems that when I play dvd films on my Acer 1692 notebook, the sound is useless and just not right. It is the same when I plug in my desktop speakers also.But the desktop comp plays them perfectly ok.Is this a codec prob or soundcard maybe???HelpTerry

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    What program are you using to play them in?

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    Hi Everyone
    Firstly Happy New Year to All of you!!

    My problem is this:

    My wife bought me an Acer pc pentium 4 etc etc running Winxphome.........I am trying to repair this O/S but in real terms I would like to use XP pro 2nd ed. again! When I got the machine it had Windows pre installed and now I have a few probs I really would like to either repair the O/S thats here or better still Format and install XP Pro ! Can you help me please?

    Other alternative is to put XP pro on another drive ....The system came with 80gb split into two and I have also an exterior H/D which is 250gb ....could I do this?

    Regards
    Bucc
     

    Answer:Acer PC having probs with repairing XP Home or reinstalling

    why do you want to use PRO - there are very few differences between the OS - if my memory is correct the main difference is pro will log onto a domain server which most home situations do NOT require.

    anyway - you could try and restore the OS to before you had the problem
    start>
    programs>
    accessories>
    system tools>
    system restore>

    select a date before the problem

    OR

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    heres a comparison with Pro and Home

    http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/windowsxp_home_pro.asp
    a simpler site comparison

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    Hi

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    I have even tried connecting my other monitor to it and again, no joy

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    Answer:Acer aspire 925G laptop Probs

    do u get a bios screen?
     

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    Hi y'all,
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    Answer:Instal probs on Acer Aspire AOA150 (XP)

    Acer Empowering Technology > Acer eRecovery Management.

    Manual how to use here:

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    Answer:Solved: acer aspire 5920 start up probs..

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    Hello, I wonder if you can advise please.

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    It is still running slow but no-where near as bad.
    Please can you tell me if I can delete Hibernation files on Disk Cleanup
    and please will you look at the hijack this log as I have come about as far as I know how! I hope I have done it right.

    Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
    Scan saved at 10:17:11, on 04/09/2009
    Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
    MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16890)
    Boot mode: Normal
    Running processes:
    C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
    C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
    C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\avgtray.exe
    C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\eDSloader.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
    C:\Windows\system32\SearchFilterHost.ex... Read more

    Answer:Acer Aspire 3690 vista security probs and HJT

    PS I have found PAV in the task library since doing the scan but when I do a search for it, it doesn't appear. Does that mean its still in there somewhere please?

    Thank you
     

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    Hi guys.

    My parents got me to install windows 7 ultimate on their Acer Aspire SA80; I have everything working including sound, Ethernet ect but my parents have a Nvidia 7600GT AGP installed in the system and the video seems to be having problems even with the latest nvidia drivers.
    What is happening is colored lines appear in games even in solitaire when the cards are being dealt.

    I dont think the video card is to blame since I cannot find anybody with the same problem with the same video card; I how ever think it could be the motherboard; Acer has no windows 7 compatible drivers listed on their website or vista.

    So should I swap out the motherboard? do you think this could be the problem?

    thanks in advance.

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    hi guys....i reinstall my laptop yesterday and suddenly in device manager show my coprocessor driver is not install yet.how can it be?my spec:

    Processor AMD Turion(tm) 64x2 Mobile Technology TL-60
    Windows 7 Ultimate 7201 32 Bit
    Can some1 help me to fix this?i try to update my driver but failed even uninstall then reboot it failed also.Here is my screenshot.

    Answer:Acer Aspire 4520 drivers and coprocessor driver probs..

    From looking into the Acer web site it would seem to me to be included in the chipset driver package. Have you updated your chipset drivers to the Nvidia_13.11_W7X86_Azip? Service & Support

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    Hi,
    I'm hoping you can help. Recently purchased and Acer Aspire T180. It has an AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ processor, and a gig of ram.

    The specs when purchases state it runs at 2.6GHz. When checking the performance through the system info in the control panel it says only 2.1?

    I spoke to the retailer, they advised that I would need to deal with Acer, apparently Acer have been putting lower spec RAM in the PCs which is why the Clock speed is slower? (dont know if this is true)

    This sounds plausable so I called Acer. They said the memory is fine (DDR2 333) and the only reason it runs at 2.1 is due to configuration in BIOS. Apparently this is easy to change but the guy wasnt allowed to tell me how over the phone incase I destroy my system. Told me to go back to retailer.. grrrrr...

    So now I'm stuck.... I dont know the exact specs of the Mother Board as it is sealed and will invalidate warranty if I open the case!!!!

    Can anyone help?? Is this an easy change in BIOS. I have changed settings before on another PC, but the BIOS on this PC doesnt seem to have any familiar menu's relating to clock speed of FBus speed.

    I'm a little sceptical as I always thought that clock speed will be limited by the max speed of the memory, and at 333, I'm thinking it won't allow the process to run at 2.6..

    Lastly, it also only shows as 767MB Ram available. I know this is because it is sharing 256 for video, but I was told that you could remove this RAM allocation som... Read more

    Answer:Probs with Acer Aspire T180, AMDX2 should be 2.6Ghz but only showing 2.1Ghz!!!

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    Question: acer v3 571 webcam

    I installed the newest edition of crystal eye, and now both camera and "acer crystal app" work in the win8 mode but not in desktop mode. please help!

    Answer:acer v3 571 webcam

    Hi,Sorry that you are unable to use webcam in Desktop mode, but can you post the error that you get & also have you tried to use apps like skype & is it working?

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    I have an Acer Aspire 5336 and the web cam works fine with AIM, takes pics etc...but it is junk!!! It's the most basic, stipped down web cam I have ever used. They told Me at cust. support that I can use any web cam software to run it and I was wondering if that would that make it any better and what should I use?
    Thanks- Lora

    Answer:Help with Acer webcam

    Welcome to SF.

    it won't improved the resolution. you can use Skype, AIM, etc. to control your webcam, but if it has inherent limitations, it won't improve with software. sorry.

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    i have just installed win7 on my Acer Aspire ZG5 and the webcam that shows up in my computer in win XP isnt there
    it is in device manager and is saying the device is up to date
    i have tried the acer aspire one zg5 drivers from the acer website and it still isnt working

    Answer:acer aspire zg5 webcam

    Some1 help me

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