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Question: Working Windows 10 Webcam on X220T !!!

I've finally found a way to resolve the inverted / vertically flipped / upside down webcam issue with the Chicony camera in the X220T and others when viewed with the Windows 10 Camera App. FIrst, install the Windows 7 webcam driver for the X220T. This will create an error in the Windows 10 Camera App. Then install the ThinkVantage Communications Utility. In the Windows Control Panel, click "Hardware and Sound", then "Lenovo - Web Conferencing". In the "Advanced Camera Settings", check "Flip" until the webcam image is the right way up. Now, in Device Manager, go to "Imaging Devices", then right click on "Integrated Camera" and click "roll back driver". If this option is greyed out, click "Update Driver", "Browse my Computer", "Pick from a list", select "USB Video Device", then click next. The webcam driver now in use should be the default one from Microsoft. However, if you go back to the Windows 10 Camera app, the webcam image is the right way up! Hooray! P.S. Considering the solution is so simple (probably due to some entry in the registry), I wonder why Lenovo hasn't already issued a permanent fix for this?












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Answer: Working Windows 10 Webcam on X220T !!!

This is the solution.

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The webcam image on my X220T is flipped vertically under Windows 10. Will there ever be a driver fix either from Microsoft or Lenovo?

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I am trying to update with Windows Update.  When I click on the Check for Updates, I get the following error message: "Windows Update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running.  You may need to restart your computer." Numerous restarts do nothing.  Going into Services shows that the Windows Udate is indeed started and running. It's been like this for several weeks.  Any suggestions on how to fix this?  TIA!













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Answer:Windows Update Not Working on X220T Win 7 Pro

Do you have an Advanced Format drive?  If you've recently migrated to an AF drive, or your machine came with an AFdrive, but ThinkVantage System Update has installed a storage driver that doesn't have proper AF support, this is one (strange) symptom.
 
You may be able to resolve it by rolling back the Intel storage driver, or installing one directly from Intel.
 
There's a thread around here (which I still can't find) that describes getting bitten by the 2nd possibility (TVSU is installing a buggy driver).  Until I can find it, here's a KB that indirectly addresses the issue: Windows Update Fails After Installing New Hard Drive
 
[edit] Found the post: Intel Matrix Storage Manager disables Windows Update and Windows Validation on Windows 7 64-bit
 
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Hi, The integrated camera all of a sudden disappeared on my new X220T and stopped working (hitting fn + f6 only brings up microphone settings, no webcam), it's not even in device manager anymore. I went into BIOS and made sure the I/O is enabled. Does anyone know the potential cause to this problem and how to fix it? Maybe a loose cable or something? Thanks.

Answer:X220T Integrated Webcam disappeared.

hey jyeah,I would suggest going to >>http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-77280.htmldownload the latest Integrated Camera software and install it.





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I have an X220T with swivel screen. I would like to install a webcam but after much research, I cannot find any data on how to do that with this type of screen. Is it even possible?  I have looked at the instructions for taking the x220 apart, but it is not the same as there are no hinges on the sides, just a swivel hinge. Also, which exact part do I need to purchase? Cable?

Answer:X220t witrh swivel screen- How to add a webcam?

You can buy the camera from Lenovo, but I don't think you can get the cover separately. (There is a stuck-on cover on the LCD bezel that needs a hole for the camera to "see" out.) I suggest this:http://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Orig-IBM-Lenovo-X220-X220i-X220-tablet-Integrated-camera-04W1364-0A66263...

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I had a X220T with everything working.Tried Windows 8 consumer preview and since it is still an eraly stage I preferred to go back to Windows 7 After a clean install of Windows 7 on my X220T I still have some problems 1) function keys not all working: Fn+F5 F6 F8 not working2) I managed to open Fn+F5 not with function keys but with Lenovo software and it shows only the Wifi not the Bluetooth Bluetooth disappeared. Cannot install drivers because programs quits saying bluetooth not installed ????????????????

Answer:After clean install windows 7 X220T Bluetooth not working

Try this clean install method. Everything will work: http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/X-Series-Tablet-ThinkPad-Laptops/My-X220t-Clean-Install-Method/td-p/6612...

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All, I did a clean Windows 8 install onto an X220t.  From the initial boot, using a finger on the touch screen worked properly.  You could swipe from the edges, bring up the charms bar, arrange windows, scroll, etc.  You could even see the faint microsoft "tracer" following your finger movement on the screen.   Once I installed the windows updates and Thinkvantage system updater, the ability for swipe gestures disappeared.  Now, you can use your finger to move the mouse cursor around, but gestures do not work.   Using the pen for input, you can however do the swipe gestures.  What gives?  I uninstalled all the drivers I could find, but it did not resolve the issue.  I uninstalled all the HID devices and let them redetect, and still same. Then I tried the wacom specific windows 7 drivers, windows 8 drivers, and lenovo windows 7 drivers and have yet to get it back to working properly with finger input. Under tablet and PC settings, it shows "Pen and limited touch support".   I really don't want to start from scratch again and go driver by driver to find out which one blitzed it or I'll have a finger gesture to teach windows of my own. :-)Thanks,Tony 













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Answer:X220t Windows 8 touch (not pen) issues - gestures / flicks not working

Hi, Tony
 
I know you've already run Windows update and ThinkVantage System Updater, but I found specific Windows 8 drivers for your system, which I would try first. The Wacom drivers for Windows 7 and 8 are not bad, but it is best to use the drivers provided by Lenovo for maximum compatibility possible. You can find the drivers here. You can sort by driver type and operating system. I would recommend downloading and installing drivers from here to see if that helps your issue. It is recommended to update the drivers for Windows 7 before upgrading, but the best results come from using the Windows 8 drivers from the manufacturer.
 
Hope it helps,
Adam





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I've owned this laptop for quite a while and had been using Webcam Central to control the Integrated Webcam on my Alienware M17x R4.   I never had any issues using Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or even Windows 10 until my system updated on 8/20/2016 with a scheduled Windows 10 update.
After the windows 10 update my system restarted and the next time I went to use my webcam I noticed that I couldn't control the pan / zoom / or tilt or alter any of the settings in webcam central.  If I attempt to change anything it automatically changes back instantly.  For example of I move the slider to zoom, or attempt to change the pan, it auto goes back to where it was and will not allow me to change the settings.
I also notice that my mouse pointer flickers over the webcam central GUI, meaning, there seems to be some issue with the GUI after the windows 10 update, I assume is also whats causing the settings not to be changed.
I have tried uninstalling both the drivers and software and reinstalling to no avail, same problem is present after reinstallation of both drivers and the webcam central software.
Wondering if anyone else has run into this and whether there was some type of resolution.
I was able to get the pan / zoom / tilt working with 3rd party webcam software, however I would prefer to go back to using webcam central.

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this wass also a reply to another thread posted by romeshomey, link bellow:
en.community.dell.com/.../19989564
---------My laptop model is Inspiron 17R 5720 and Im having the exact same problem after the Microsoft Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607: August 31, 2016 - KB3176938, done Sep 4th. I was also already running Win10 and it didnt mess with Webcam Central - till yesterday when I gave the reboot necessary to install the update files.Pan/Zoom/Position Arrows show as available to be used but if you try to use then, nothing happens and back to full zoom. Only thing it allows me to do is to change to Face Tracking.I called Dell Suport Center and for about 2 hours I ran diagnostics and tried possible solutions with the tech assistant but he wasnt very helpfull at all. All diagnostics came back with positive/OK/passed results and they offered me a paid support to fix the problem. Not exactly a good solution, is it?It was clear though MS updates messed up with the webcam driver - I checked myself at Devices/Imaging there was an update for the driver done exactly when MS updates were done. Unfortunatelly, the rollback option wasnt available. For that matter, I decided to uninstall the whole Windows KB3176938 and CAPICOM (what ever that is) updates done using Control Panel/Updates but no-go. Next step was to google for that problem which leaded me to other Dell Forum threads pointing to reinstall Webcam Central which also didnt work at all then I bumped into your threa... Read more

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I have X220t running Windows 8 Pro.My 3G modem is Ericsson F5521gw. I found the driver here: http://support.lenovo.com/en_IL/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS027676And but it doesn't seem to work fine. Device Manager recognizes my Broadband Modem under Modems and Network Adaptors but the Broadband Modem is continously jumping online --> offline --> online with frequency of ~2 seconds. Then the other problem is that I can't find a software that I can use to connect the 3G network!Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connection I also can't use because the Broadband modem is only blinking there with that same 2 second frequency. What should I do?

Answer:X220t + Win8 = 3G not working

The issue is just the same with Win7 drivers: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS029034

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Hey, So my Function keys stopped working, i.e. Fn+F8 or Fn+F5. All of them except Fn+F4.  I think it may have been the updates, probably the new keyboard update that I installed using the lenovo update program. Or possibly the new motherboard that I had put in (old mobo was acting up. had it replaced under warranty) although I doubt it. Specs:X220T2nd Gen i78gb128gb ssd(please ask for other specs if need be) I am considering reformatting (its due for one anyways) but maybe something faster and easier would be better. I've seen other options like installing older drivers. but I do not know how to find the older drivers. And I am reluctant  to download from other sites. Any suggestions? Thanks.  

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I see there are several threads about calibration issues with pen where it behaves not well on the edges of the screen.I too have problems with it - when I move my pen near edge or especially near corners and cursor just runs away from pen tip towards that edge. In the most affected corner, pen movement of about 1-2 mm causes cursor movement of about 5 mm. It is also slightly dependant on the angle at which I'm holding the pen. If I hold it perpendicular to the screen, then issue becomes less pronounced.Good calibration on the edges is really crucial, because most programs have their menus, buttons, etc, on the edges, so edges are highly used and very important areas on the screen.I tried all sorts of drivers, calibrated pen many times, including using command line to get more calibration points, but it doesn't help. Even if I set all calibration points very close to and concentrated near the corners, it doesn't affect corner behaviour much, which is strange (as I see it, calibration means that it shows me point on screen, and I show it what position and orientation of pen I use to click that point, so why after calibration when I put my pen again in same position and orientation, the cursor is placed much further than original calibration point?).So my question is - is it possible that this is a hardware defect that is present only on some fraction of x220t units and that getting my notebook replaced under warranty will solve those problems? Are there x220t owners who don't ... Read more

Answer:Does anyone have x220t pen working properly on edges?

Subscribed. I'm having the exact same issue you are. Would like to hear from other x220t owners

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Hello, Since purchasing my X220T several years ago, I have never been able to output 192 kHz surround sound (5.1, 7.1 channels) via DisplayPort with channels spontaneously mapping to the wrong speaker or not mapping to any speaker at all. For some time, I believed this was a hardware limitation. However, after finding that 192 kHz surround works perfectly in Fedora and other Linux distributions, I have come to realise this is in fact a driver problem. Recently, Intel released a new driver for HD3000 graphics under Windows and I had hoped that this would finally resolve the issue. However, it did not. As such, will a driver update for Windows ever be released to fix this issue, or is there a setting that allows me to turn off audio device 'power saving' for the Intel HD Audio device which appears to be causing these issues? I can tell that this is the case since my receiver shows no audio signal when sound isn't playing in Windows whilst under Fedora, my receiver shows that there is an audio signal even when no sound is playing. Thanks in Advance William

Answer:192 kHz surround not working properly on X220T

Some related material is present on MSDN: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/ff536193%28v=vs.85%29.aspx Those "AddReg" entries are in the inf files in C:\Program Files\CONEXANT\CNXT_AUDIO_HDA. It appears the Conexant driver for the X220T hasn't been updated in years.

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For some reason the idle timers are not working on an X220T.  Have installed ThinkVantage PM, and set and reset the profiles for my desired settings.  Nothing will trip; no screen dim, no screen shut off, no suspend, nada.  Investigating...

Answer:X220T - Idle Timers are not working

hey unclefuzz,did the Power Manager work for you before this? Or is this the first time that you're installing it ?if possible, could you uninstall both the Power Manager and the ThinkVantage Toolbox and then reinstall both of it.





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Hello, I have updated drivers and everything and wireless internet works, but my ethernet port does not work. The lights ine port are blinking though. I am guessing its a mobo issue? I have tested multiple ethernet cables and laptops with my router and they all work. Any suggestions? Thanks. Peace.

Answer:X220T ethernet port not working

Is the machine still under warranty?
 
Try booting a "live" Linux CD/DVD/USB stick and check whether the wired LAN works there.
 
If not, you are looking at a hardware problem.
 
Good luck.

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I recently purchased a Lenovo Thinkpad X220 Outdoor convertible tablet PC.  having issues with the "flicks" navigation actions working on webpages.  Do you know why?  Tech support does not even know what a digitizer pen is or what flck actions are so I've turned to the community forum for answers.  I even purchased the extra 2 year on site next day service plan however have gotton no where.  Have now had my computer a week and can't even use it. 
 
 
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Hi everyoneOn my x220t the autorotate to secondary landscape, when i switch to the tablet mode, sometimes doesn't work for no apparaent reason.How can i fix this? 

Answer:x220t autorotate screen not working

In the beginning I noticed this as well, and it was most pronounced when I would hibernate from tablet mode, and wake it in laptop mode. The problem has not happened recently after getting a few updates for the tablet. I woudl suggest making sure you have all of the most current drivers and software. Also do you have auto rotate enabled (accelerometer based, not swivel based)? 





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my laptop specifcation here : ( [A300 - 1G5|http://eu.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/jsp/SUPPORTSECTION/discontinuedProductPage.do?service=EU&com.broadvis ion.session.new=Yes&PRODUCT_ID=1055589] ) for any needed details ..

The problem simply is, the webcam stopped working for some reason, an error messeage says "Webcam driver open fail. Please restart camera or computer".

I noticed that whenever I put the computer in sleep mode I was getting on the icon tray a notification says "USB device unrecognized"... I wasnt aware what it was - thought it becasue of the USB mouse being plugged... but I think its related to the camera...

software is installed but camera is not working and cant enable it .. I did download the latest driver from toshiba site , but still not working ...


Currently my laptop runs Vista HP SP2 32-bit, Windows defender enabled, Windows Firewall Enabled, Windows UAC enabled, Kaspersky Ani-Virus 2009 Enabled. I only use Windows Live Messenger (which up to date I think , version : 14.0.8089.726) which i used camera with, I quite using face recognition long time ago and rarely use the webcam ... I didnt install or update any drivers and used to have the laptop running perfectly..

So what happened now ?!

Answer:Satellite A300-1G5: webcam stopped working - Webcam driver open fail

Hi

I have had a similar error message and could solve this by disabling the webcam software from startup.
In msconfig -> Start Up tab I have unchecked the Chicony webcam software.
This prevents it from automatic loading.
I don?t use MSN but Skype and the Chicony webcam software is always disabled (not executed) if Skype is running.

Maybe you should try this too.

Furthermore you could try this:
Go to device manager, mark the webcam (imaging devices ? USB video device) and deleted it from the device list.
Then reboot the notebook and wait until the webcam has been recognized again.

Then test it.

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it says "webcam driver open fail, please restart camera or computer"

i have done that but i dont know what else to do to fix it

please help i need it for an assignment in grade 12


all help is much appreciated

thnx

Answer:Satellite A300 - webcam not working, message says "webcam driver open fail"

Remove preinstalled version from the system and install latest version you can find on Toshiba download page.

By the way: which operating system do you use?

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After looking through this forum, I have tried several 'solutions' but to no avail.

After trying to load the webcam i get the message: "Webcam driver open fail. Please restart camera or computer"

I have tried updating the Driver software for the camera, and updated the BIOS.

This message still keeps coming up. Is it worth uninstalling the camera completely then attemtping to reinstall it?


Sorry if some of this doesnt make much sense, im not entirely "computer savvy"


I hope somebody can help,

Thanks,
Ben

Answer:Satellite A300-1MC: webcam not working - webcam driver open fail

> Is it worth uninstalling the camera completely then attemtping to reinstall it?
Of course!

You should firstly go to device manager and should uninstall the driver.
You should also remove the software from control panel -> Software

After that you should clean the OS and registry using CCleaner. It?s free tool? google?
Then reboot the notebook several times and install the webcam software again.

Cheers

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Hi,

Just bought an Equium P300 with built in webcam.
Have Vista service pack 1 and keep getting message open "Webcam driver fail. Please restart camera or computer."

I have uninstalled and then re installed driver. can anyone help please. Ian

Answer:Equium P300 Webcam not working - webcam driver fail

Hi

Someone had the similar issue with the webcam and posted a solution here:
http://forums.computers.toshiba-europe.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=29901

The problem seems to be in the registry? but please check simply the link above.

Anyway? I?m interesting is this issue and your feedback would be appreciated?

Regards

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Hi everyone! It seems this tablet is cursed... Ever since I received it, my touchpad had been imprecise and would stop working periodically for no good reason. I tried the various suggestions in this forum and others to improve things and spent countless hours trying to adjust the sensitivity and other settings to get it to work better. I tried all versions of the synaptics driver I could get my hands on (including vanilla versions from the synaptics website, but nothing seemed to fix it. A couple of weeks ago, I decided to do a fresh install of my tablet (hoping to fix this and other touchscreen-related imprecision). The result from this is that my touchpad went from very bad to completely unusable. It stops working at least 4 times a day. It's sluggish. It's unbelievably imprecise, almost as if the cursor moves to another icon on my desktop everytime I position it on the program I want to run and get ready to left click. I would like to know if anyone has ever been experiencing the same issues I am and if they have a clue on how to fix it. You're basically all that stands between my tablet and the window through which I may throw it soon  Thanks, -LP

Answer:X220t Touchpad sluggish / imprecise / stops working

Sounds to me like you have a defective touchpad in your laptop.  These kinds of things do happen.  I have sought a repair under warranty?

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I  installled Windows 10 directly from an ISO and then ran Windows Update.  All the drivers are installed but the webcam doesn't work.   I've since downloaded the newest HP universal webcam driver (SP71854) for Windows 10 and installed it and it still doesn't work.

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Hello

Recently my built-in webcam on my hp pavillion dm4-2070us entertainment notebook pc laptop has stopped working. It is recognized under "device manager" however when i open it, it is not working and not capturing any visual image. It doesn't work with any programs that use webcams such as Skype, ooVoo, or facebook either. What should I do to fix it ? I have the Cyberlink Youcam. My operating system is windows 7 64-bit.

I have tried to uninstall & reinstall the webcam software as well as updating its software driver. But the problem still remains. In device manager, it is recognized as "usb video device."

Please help me ! I've been dealing with this problem for 2 weeks now & still can't fix it. Thank you in advance !
 

Answer:Hp webcam not working Windows 7 ! Please help !!!

HP Pavilion dm4-2070us Entertainment Notebook PC

Webcam Troubleshooting (Windows 7)

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Since I updated to Windows 10, everything was working like peaches, but a couple weeks ago, I tried to use Skype, and the Webcam ceased to work, I believed it was a small problem, and ignored it. Afterwards, the camera failed again on a Google Hangout session

Answer:Webcam is not Working (Windows 10, 8)

discovered the solution the other day. Go here: http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03430151 and scroll down to the heading: Video does not display in your webcam software (such as YouCam, Skype, Messenger, etc.) Then, follow Step 3: Update or change the webcam driverWhat you're going to be doing is changing the camera driver to the, Microsoft USB Video Device driver. This solved the problem.

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I've tried reinstalling, using different drivers, letting Windows find the drivers automatically. Basically anything I could think of doesn't work. The device manager says it is working properly but none of my programs can use the webcam? Currently I'm using this driver, and it still isn't working. Thanks for your help

Answer:Webcam not working for T61 with Windows 7

Hi Kique,Welcome to the forum!Which programs have you tried to use the webcam with? Have you tried Yawcam?:- http://www.yawcam.com/Hope it helps.





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i have a windows 10 Probook 6560b, my webcam has suddenly stopped working. I already tried updating the driver, restarting etc... still doesn't work... any suggestions?? I'm really starting to dislike windows 10. Every update causes another problem. Can someone advise me on how to fix this. Thank you
 

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I've recently switched to Windows 7 Home Premium after using XP for a fairly long time.

The webcam is have is the Labtec Webcam Plus which has also been around for a fairly long time. The cam worked perfectly on XP. Windows tells me that "the device is working properly". I cannot view others' webcams neither can they view mine. I see myself on cam but that's not much good.

I also see that Labtec does not provide drivers for Win 7.

please help.

Answer:Webcam not working on Windows 7

looks like there isn't a driver for Windows 7 so try the Vista Driver

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After the latest Windows update, MY webcam stop working also my intergrated webcam stopped working too. Even all the webcam apps the cam doesnt work at all. I went and relaoded the drivers and they still dont work..PLEASE HELP!!!!!! Thanks

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Recently my webcam has just stopped functioning. This laptop is brand new however and I just got it on the 14th.
I have no clue why it wont' work anymore. I checked under device manager and under Imaging devices its called "facap, FastAccess Video Capture".
I enabled it, for some reason it had become disabled, and it wouldn't work. And it seems no Driver updates are available. Also have tried reinstalling the driver but it didn't work. I then uninstalled the old driver and tried to install the driver and it failed. So I used Windows Restore Point feature thing. Now its just disabled.
Any ideas on how to fix it?

Answer:Webcam Not Working. Alienware M17X, Intergrated Webcam.

I found my solution!    Though... it kinda is a "Doh!" kinda thing.
Apparently FN+F9 will enable or disable the webcam!
It seems that I had done this inadvertently at some point and turned it off, and while messing around for a solution the other day, II tried the combo it turned back on the webcam!
Quite a powerful key combination I have to say if manually enabling the web cam and reinstalling the web cam driver don't do anything.

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Hi guys, Something weird happened today. After rebooting my laptop the display wasn't working at all, but I heard the bootup sound. So I connected an external monitor and was able to use my computer fine. The weird thing is the display won't show any images, but backlight and touch are working. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling the display drivers (whenever I googled it I was linked to the intel 3000 drivers, I'm not sure if it's the same thing), however the problem still persists. I tried uninstalling the panel driver from the control panel and then installing the intel drivers but that didn't fix anything either. If anyone could help me out it'd be very appreciated. Thanks!Chuck

Answer:X220T display problem (no images, backlight/touch WORKING)

When you first turn it on, do you see the Thinkpad logo, before it starts the OS? When it is running, is the screen white or black?

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Hey, I'm currently using my Lenovo laptop in a work environment, and noticed that a few months ago the wifi started acting up.  Wifi was working, but has stopped (hasn't affected me much yet).  Windows Server 2008 R2 recognizes the driver, and names the device properly.  It says there are no issues with the driver (multiple, Win7 x64 drivers).  Windows' Internet connection manager states that no connections are available, and after running its troubleshooter it recognizes there's a problem but can't fix it. I've used Lenovo drivers, Intel drivers, random drivers found associated with the HID, nothing seems to work.  At this point I'm thinking it could be hardware.  I have the original image on a different drive, so I'll be trying that tomorrow.  For now, I thought I'd post to see if anyone has any suggestions on a solution. Thanks in advance,













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Answer:X220t WLAN not working (Centrino 6205 on Server 2008 R2)

Well I fixed the issue. I tried installing my old hard drive again and found that wireless was working fine, did a couple tests to make sure there were drops in connectivity. Then I found this useful link:http://keithelder.net/2008/08/21/windows-server-2008-and-wifi/ I've never actually ran into a time where Wifi was used on one of our production servers, so I never considered it needed to be turned on. Suffice to say, the features should be double-checked before installing all updates.  Hope this helps someone else out. 

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Webcam and microphone not working after windows 10 upgrade.  The internal webcam is "cyberlink".  The device manager says the webcam is working normally.  The driver is "cyberlink webcam virtual driver".I have replaced the driver but no luck.There is a message in the driver events that says "Device ROOT\MEDIA\0000 requires further installation".  What can i do next.

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I bought a z580 back in nov and after going to windows 8 the webcam doesnt work. I've reinstalled the drivers about 30 times with no luck. When I open skype the light come on but it just shows a constant loading image icon. when i use the youcam app it does the same thing. i've checked the drivers on both, uninstalled and reinstalled.. but no luck, any help would be much appreciated

Answer:z580 webcam not working after windows 8

Try this: 1) uninstall the drilvers. (restart if it asked)2) let windows install it's default drivers and see if that works.       

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WEBCAM NOT WORKING. I have a Toshiba DX730 All-in-One desktop PC running Windows 10. Since I upgraded to Windows 10 my integrated webcam has not worked. I have unsuccessfully tried the following:-

1. Checked the BIOS to ensure the webcam is enabled - it is.

2. Uninstalled/installed the appropriate drivers from Toshiba Support numerous times, including after a clean boot.

3. Uninstalled the hardware from Device Manager numerous times. An interesting point here is that the webcam does not appear in Device Manager under Imaging Devices, but is shown under Other Devices as USB 2.0 Camera, next to which is the dreaded yellow exclamation mark. Right clicking this and selecting Properties always shows that no driver is installed. I've run Driver Update and pointed it to the appropriate folder, but Windows always fails to find the driver.

4. Uninstalled Skype, just in case it was causing a conflict.

5. Run the software in compatibility mode.

None of this has worked!! When I open the Camera app the following error message appears "Something went wrong. Make sure your camera is connected and not being used by another app". Skype cannot detect a webcam.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Answer:Webcam not working after upgrade to Windows 10

- did you uninstall the USB camera as well?

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hi everyone...
i'm a newbie here, desperately need some help regarding to this issue
my laptop is ASUS A42F, I'm using windows 7 ultimate 64x

before i re-install windows 7 ultimate, built in camera was working properly. and now my webcam is nowhere to be found, oh and ASUS hotkey utility also not working properly after i re-install it.

i've been searching all over the web for the last 4 days
tried by uninstalling n installing the built-in camera driver but it's still not working.

i checked in device manager, imaging devices, properties in the general tab and it says something like this in the location info:

0000.001d.0000.001.001.000.000.000.000 and it says "this device is working properly"

out of curiosity i also tried another cam/ plug-in usb webcam (it's still work properly in my friend laptop) and the result still the same, nothing happened in my laptop. the location info also says something like i mention above.

it's like my webcam is lost somewhere in my laptop, I hv no idea why windows won't detect it?

can anyone help me, i would really appreciate all your efforts, hope i could get some clue of what happen and resolve this issue. thank u
 

Answer:Webcam not working after reinstalling Windows 7

bokirey said:





i've been searching all over the web for the last 4 daysClick to expand...

Ever think to try the ASUS site?
http://www.asus.com/Notebooks/Versatile_Performance/A42F/#download

Please install all the latest drivers and report back.
 

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Hi,

Some weeks ago after a windows update or something, the webcam stopped working under windows. It isn't a hardware problem, as it works fine under Ubuntu.

Laptop Model: Toshiba Satellite L50-A-18R
Webcam Hardware ID: USB\VID_04F2&PID_B41A&REV_2960&MI_00

Tried:
Uninstalling & Reinstalling the driver in the Device Manager
If I try the "On-line search" option, it fails to find the driver.Installing Toshiba Web Camera Application [doesn't work either]Reinstalling Toshiba System Settings app.Searching on-line by the hardware ID for the drivers.

But it's no use, i'd need the driver files to make it work again.

Thanks in advance for the help.

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Hi! Who got the webcam working on the T430s in Windows 8?  Please let me know were to tickle this machine. Thanks!

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WEBCAM NOT WORKING. I have a Toshiba DX730 All-in-One desktop PC running Windows 10. Since I upgraded to Windows 10 my integrated webcam has not worked. I have unsuccessfully tried the following:-

1. Checked the BIOS to ensure the webcam is enabled - it is.

2. Uninstalled/installed the appropriate drivers from Toshiba Support numerous times, including after a clean boot.

3. Uninstalled the hardware from Device Manager numerous times. An interesting point here is that the webcam does not appear in Device Manager under Imaging Devices, but is shown under Other Devices as USB 2.0 Camera, next to which is the dreaded yellow exclamation mark. Right clicking this and selecting Properties always shows that no driver is installed. I've run Driver Update and pointed it to the appropriate folder, but Windows always fails to find the driver.

4. Uninstalled Skype, just in case it was causing a conflict.

5. Run the software in compatibility mode.

None of this has worked!! When I open the Camera app the following error message appears "Something went wrong. Make sure your camera is connected and not being used by another app". Skype cannot detect a webcam.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Answer:Webcam not working after upgrade to Windows 10

- did you uninstall the USB camera as well?

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I have a aquired a new HP Pavilion dv6-2158nr Entertainment Notebook PC with windows 7, 64- bit but the webcam is not working yet in the device manager it says "This device is working properly" when i try the hp webcam software it says "this graph can not preview"Here is what i have tried so far but nothing works;1. Uninstalled the drivers and restarted.2. Installed Yawcam and it says "device not detected"3. Installed sp34746.exe, webcam drivers for vistaAny help is highly appreciated.Thanks.

Answer:Webcam not working on HP Pavilion dv6 with windows 7

It's likely you will need 64bit drivers written for Win7 and the device.

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I can't seem to get my webcam to turn on.  My Privacy settings are all open and I have run the software and LSC scanning.  LSC says it's ok and passed the tests.  But when I look in Device Manager it does not list there.  I downloaded the software from Lenovo and installed it, it still doesn't show in Device Manager.  

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Good afternoon everybody, hope you had a great Christmas.

Unfortunately, one of the gifts I received this Christmas, a webcam (specificially, this webcam), refuses to work on my Windows XP Home computer.

The drivers appeared to install fine (although there was a warning about a missing streamci.dll, which I later put into my system32 folder), however when I try to view the webcam by going into My Computer > Webcam, it gives the following error message -

I realised that it may be a hardware problem, but the product works fine on a friend's Win XP Home laptop with similar specification. To make sure it was a fault with my computer in particular, I tried the webcam function of a conventional digital stills cam and the result was the same - worked fine on the laptop, but the same error occured on my computer. Consequently, I posted the problem here, suspecting it was related to my Win. XP installation as opposed to a hardware fault.

If anyone has any idea how I could go about trying to fix this problem, I would be hugely grateful. Is there any part of Windows I could reinstall or repair relating to its webcam support?

A massive thanks in advance to anyone who can give any help whatsoever.

PS: Service Pack 2 is installed on both systems.
 

Answer:Windows' webcam component not working(?)

First go to the device manager and check you’re USB for any flags. If there is a flag, remove the device that it is beside and restart the computer and have windows replace it. If there is no flag go into the BIOS and check and see if the USB port is enabled or disabled make sure that it is enabled.
 

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So recently my computer was re-installed with a fresh copy of windows 7, and not the packard bell windows 7 previously installed.

Everything works perfectly except my webcam, which doesn't seem to work at all or with any program.

I think this could be because I don't have the webcam driver installed as this driver wasn't included in this version of windows 7.

I have scoured the download section of the Packard bell website and there is no webcam driver listed with the other drivers for this computer.

I can't even find the driver after doing a google search :(

What do I do???

My computer is a Packard bell Easynote TK37.

Thank you :)

Answer:Re-installed windows 7, webcam not working :( help!

go to packard bells website and download it from there. It is not in the driver section, it is in the application section.

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hi
ive got a windows 7 evaluation copy on my computer and a labtec webcam pro, I've tried all the driver options available from labtec's website, but the best I can achieve is the software being installed but the camera not being recognized.
if someone has any advise i would be very greatful
thanks
 

Answer:labtec webcam on windows 7 not working

hi and welcome to TSG have you tried compatibility mode
 

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..well see i just tried waking up my windows 7 built in laptop camera(i installed the system and everything again but i didnt see a need for the camera so i left it alone)so i want to use it now but its giving me grief.first i had to hunt so hard for the software again to give it a driver and now that the actual webcam is installed-
it tells me where the little screen should be when i open the webcam program, ''please plug in a supported device''..but..its in the laptop!its already in there!i dont get it. i dont know what i need to do.
 

Answer:Windows 7 built in webcam not working

is there any yellow alongside it's listing in the device manager
 

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Hello,

The integrated Webcam with my Dell Laptop Inspiron 7537 has stopped working after the windows 10 update. It is not mentioned in the device list under the device manager section. I have tried Dell troubleshooting but it says that the device and the driver were not detected. The driver is not available on the Dell support webpage under the drivers section.

Please help. I am highly fed up of not being able to Skype for business purposes.
ID: <ADMIN NOTE: Service tag removed per privacy policy>
Inspiron 7537

Answer:Webcam not working after the windows 10 update

Hi shaivalshah50,
Good work on troubleshooting. If you have updated the BIOS, ran the diagnostics and still if you find webcam not detected then it should be faulty.
Also, I would suggest you to restore the system back to previous operating system to check if webcam works.

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I have an Acer Aspire S3-392G laptop. Today I upgraded to Windows 10 and my webcam stopped working. It worked fine on Windows 8.1. My driver is Realtek Webcam HD. I tried updating it, uninstalling and installing again in compatibility mode. Nothing changed. Any advice?

Answer:Windows 10 webcam not working on Aspire S3-392G

Nevermind, solved it! I installed all recommended Windows 10 drivers from the Acer website and uninstalled my webcam completely. When I rebooted it magically appeared. Only took me 2 days of searching...Thanks everyone

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I have a Logitech C250 webcam. As soon as I upgraded to Windows 7 from Vista, I was no longer able to connect to people through Logitech Vid or Skype. I plugged the camera into my second computer with XP and it works fine.

I have uninstalled the drivers and software from my Windows 7 machine and got new software and drivers from Logitech's site specifically for Windows 7, but it still won't work. Logitech support is worthless. They blame my connection but it works just fine on other machines.

Any help would be great!
 

Answer:Solved: Logitech Webcam and Windows 7 Not Working

Open Skype, go to tools>options>video settings, from the drop down menu at the top you should be able to set your webcam, if not it has not been installed correctly
 

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I have a HP Pavillion dv6700 laptop with a built-in webcam. I upgraded to windows 7 Home Premiere 32 bit from Vista and my webcam stopped working. The blue light will not even turn on. It says that i have the updated drivers for it but still will not work with Skype. Anybody have any ideas on how to fix the problem?

Answer:HP webcam stopped working after upgrading to Windows 7

  
Quote: Originally Posted by smaggard


I have a HP Pavillion dv6700 laptop with a built-in webcam. I upgraded to windows 7 Home Premiere 32 bit from Vista and my webcam stopped working. The blue light will not even turn on. It says that i have the updated drivers for it but still will not work with Skype. Anybody have any ideas on how to fix the problem?


Have you r-installed skype?

Does it do the same thing when booted in safe mode (F8)?

is the driver installed and working (in device manager)??

Please go to start>search>type device manager.
Are there any "unknown devices" with yellow triangles on them?
Is you driver there , listed, and working?

If your driver is missing, or there is a yellow triangle on it, you will need to update it.

what driver did you install? was it win 7, vista, or??????

Ken

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Hi, 
Moved yesterday to win 10 and after the switch i had no nvidia drivers and webcam is not working. I managed to update drivers for nvidia and its all fine but i still have Integrated Webcam in Device Manager as not installed because of no drivers.
Noticed it while trying to use camera on skype. It simply doesnt work like its not there. Tried to look for drivers and topics but havent found anything and looks like others odnt have the issue. Everything was fine before installing windows 10. 
I got Alienware 17x Mid 2013 
 

Any idea how to fix it? i got nothing now

Answer:Integrated Webcam Not working after windows 10 move

up, please anyone can help?

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Hi, I recently upgraded my OS to Windows 10 on my HP Pavilion x2 10-n018TU, but now the webcam is not working. And I was not able to update the "Doritos 1.0 - Ambient Light Sensor Driver - Win10 x86". I tried several times but it still failed to install.  Please help... Thanks.

Answer:Webcam not working on Pavilion x2 (Windows 10 upgraded)

Hi @Bongskie?,Thank you for visiting the HP Forums! A great place where you can find solutions for your issues with help from the community!I came across your post about the Notebook, and wanted to assist you! I have looked into your issue about your HP Pavilion x2 - 10-n018tu Notebook and issues with the WebCam drivers. I would go into the Device Manager and remove this Doritos 1.0 driver and software. The Ambient Light Sensor driver is located here: sp72639.exe Then try installing this sp72640.exe  Here is a document that will help troubleshoot the WebCam on Windows 10 using Youcam Software. Restart the Notebook and try the WebCam.Please let me know how this goes.Thanks.

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Ive tried to reinstall everything. I dont have the original CD. Where can I download the drivers or get the webcam working?

In Device Manager, under Monitors, it shows Dell S2340T (HDMI), but does not show anything under videos. I updated my Windows from XP to 7 as it crashed and now Ive updated it to Windows 10, and I think I lost all the drivers then.

en.community.dell.com/.../20933000

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About a month ago my webcam just stopped working, and when i try to re-instal the camera driver it says the device is not found. Anybody have any solutions?  

Answer:Webcam just stopped working for Y650 Windows 7

press fn + esc and try to activate the camera, then install drivers.

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I have tried using the suggestions as below:  1. Device Manager - Uninstall then Install. Update Drivers2. Lenovo Communications Utility- Select Normal, Show my video Image3. Check BIOS for enable webcam None of the steps have helped me get the webcam working. The green light on camera turns on, but it shows a grey picture of camera with a cross accross it. Please help. 

Answer:T440S Integrated Webcam not working Windows 7

Update. Now it shows as below. There is no other application running on my laptop. 

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Hey everyone

I have a problem that needs fixing! MY webcam works with every other program besides windows live messenger. Like it works with skype and programs that need webcams, but never for messenger. I click the button to start a webcam conversation, and everything works fine untill it tries to connect. It always gets cancelled for some reason. PLEASE HELP!

Brad

Answer:Webcam is not working for Windows live messanger

Originally Posted by BradH


Hey everyone

I have a problem that needs fixing! MY webcam works with every other program besides windows live messenger. Like it works with skype and programs that need webcams, but never for messenger. I click the button to start a webcam conversation, and everything works fine untill it tries to connect. It always gets cancelled for some reason. PLEASE HELP!

Brad




Brad

What firewall, antivirus are you using. Current version of WLM?
We could also use the system specs (lower left corner) filled in so we know what hardware you have. 32bit or 64? clean install or upgrade?

ken

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Hi,
Could somebody possibly help me out? I've just upgraded from windows 7 to 10 and my webcam (inbuilt on laptop) doesn't seem to be working. I've checked the settings within the camera app and they seem fine. Also have an issue with viewing YouTube videos on Edge - I can't view them (?). Help/pointers appreciated - thanks!

Answer:Why isn't my Webcam / camera working after the upgrade from Windows 7 to 10?

Regarding camera, check device manager. If there is exclamation or x mark there, you probably need to install a driver. Get the driver from the laptop website. You should be able to use windows 8 driver if 10 is not available.

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Hi,

I've just bought a Samsung R580 and the built-in webcam is working fine on skype and everything else except for msn messenger. When I connect on video chat with someone, I can see myself but they can't see me and I can not see them, checked my firewall settings- using Mcafee and windows live messenger has full access. I also tried it with my Logitech Quickcam, downloaded softwares too... same thing, I can see myself - webcam is working but people can't see me and I can't see them. Funny thing is it worked once briefly.

And on another chat platform, video is connecting fine but unable to connect to server. It occasionally connects briefly then logs off in 2 minutes.
 

Answer:Windows 7- webcam not working properly on windows live messenger

OK after spending hours trying to fix it- webcam on windows live messenger, was falling asleep and it dawned on me found the webcam in device manager, uninstalled the drivers for built-in cam then restarted the system, they got reinstalled automatically and now it is working fine!
 

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My computer is fairly new...that's why this issue is driving me crazy! I use skype and messenger a lot because I'm currently stationed in Europe. When I first arrived everything worked great. Then, the voice went out on Skype so we started using Yahoo messenger..then the camera went out on messager...I went and bought both an external webcam and microphone and neither would work at the same time but every once in awhile one would work. Currently I can get voice on skype and that's it. Skype doesn't even give me the option of a webcam anymore and when i try with messenger it says no connection found. I'm not a computer smart person and I've tried and tried to get the camera working. I have no idea what to do about it now..I'm almost to the point of just buying another computer. I would love to be able webcam and talk at the same time!! Please help!!
 

Answer:HP webcam not working, messenger says no webcam found.

i have moved to hardware forum

take off the external microphione and webcam - lets see if we can get the intergrated devices working first

exact make and model of the PC
what windows version XP, vista ?

goto device manager
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{Device Manager}
Post back the results in device manager
Start > control Panel {Vista set to classic view}> system > {Vista, device manager on left hand side} {XP hardware Tab, device manager button} > network adaptors, click on the + > post back the devices listed there
are there any ! ? or X

for windows 7
start > control panel>
System and Security>
Device Manager

the camera should be under imaging devices
post back a screen shot

To post a screen shot of the active window, hold the Alt key and press the PrtScn key. Open the Windows PAINT application and Paste the screen shot. You can then use PAINT to trim to suit, and save it as a JPG format file.
To upload it to the forum, open the full reply window and use the Manage Attachments button to upload it here.
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Microphone
I need to know the windows version for microphone to see if muted
vista
on the speaker icon in the bottom right hand corner of the PC screen
speaker icon bottom right hand side
right click
playback devices
click on speaker
properties button
levels tab

should see microphone - is it muted
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Hello, I recently upgraded to windows 8 and I have everything working so far except for the webcam. I've installed the drivers so that when I go into device manager under Imaging devices it lists Integrated Camera and Camera Plus and device manager says both of these are updated and working the fine. However, when I use the Camera app which I get to from Windows 8 metro all I see is a cartoon of a camera crossed out. The yellow webcam light does turn on, but it's not working. The same thing happens when I try to do a video recording in Microsoft OneNote 2007, which I used to be able to do.  I've tried to uninstall the webcam drivers and reinstall it, but it still isn't working. I've tried doing hardware scans and update scans in the Lenovo Solutions Center but it says everything is fine. Any suggestions would be really helpful. If I can't get everything to work in Windows 8 I'm switching back to Windows 7, which I made a backup disc of. Thanks,-Noora

Answer:X230 tablet Windows 8 upgrade, webcam not working

I think I finally fixed it actually, sorry about that. I just kept installing drivers from the Lenovo website and it's working now. The camera program that you access through Metro says the camera is only 0.9 pixels though, and I thought the camera was more than that.  Is there a way to tell if I've installed all the necessary drivers? I have done multiple software scans with Lenovo Solution Center but even when the camera wasn't working it said I had no updates, so that's why I kept installing drivers from the website.  Also, does anyone know the driver to make the wacom pen right click button work? I really miss that One thing I think is better with Windows 8 actually is the screen orientation change button. It's way faster than in Windows 7! I also like that it doesn't do it automatically, because I don't always want it automatic.   

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Since the last Windows Anniverssary update - My inbuilt webcam has stopped working I have installed and re-installed Youcam Software along with Installed and re-installed Windows Driver - but to no avail The light of the Webcam comes up - but there is no Image I am fed up of trying to resolve this issue on my own Please help Product: HP Pavilion Gaming NotebookProduct Number: T0Y66PA#AB4OS: Windows 10 Home 64-bit 

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Hello,I upgraded my w520 from Win 7 to Win 8 last year with zero problems.Now I upgraded my W520 Win 8 to Win 8.1 via the store download. Except the webcam everything works fine. In e.g. the Skype desktop application, Google Hangouts or the camera app, the built in webcam no longer works.The green light turns on, but I just get the crossed out camra icon in e.g. the Skype video options. No video. I see there are no drivers yet for Win 8.1 on the Lenovo support site for the w520 camera.In device manager it still shows the 2011 camera driver 1.1.0.1147 and says "This device is working properly." But it does not work properly.Did anyone get the camera to work or is it just a matter of waiting for a driver to be released eventually?I tried uninstalling, reinstalling, camera is enabled in the Bios and permissions are set to give Skype and the camera app access to the camera. I also tried the W530 drives as was suggested elsewhere. Thank you!













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Answer:W520 webcam no longer working after Windows 8.1 upgrade

Hi,
 
Welcome to Lenovo Community Forums!
 
I'm really sorry to hear that when you try to use webcam in your Lenovo ThinkPad W520, you are getting a crossed camera image.
 
Check if your camera is in normal or private mode. This could be happening because you might have set your camera in private mode.
Go into Lenovo Settings App on Metro view, and select camera.
There will be the options of Private and Normal.
Select Normal.
 
Hope this helps!
 
Best regards,
Mithun.





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I upgraded my wife's Laptop to windows 10 from windows 7 last year and it seemed to work fine. She just went out of town and tried to use Skype to video call me but the webcam isn't working. The Audio works fine and Skype worked fine on windows 7. I had her push FN+ESC and it told her that there is no Webcam installed. I connected to her laptop via Teamviewer and tried to check the Device Manager Imaging Devices, but there was no entry for Imaging Devices. I downloaded the Camera Driver(Bison, Chicony) for Microsoft Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit) - Lenovo G460, G560 Lenovo G560 driver for windows 8 (no driver available for win10) and tried to install it but no luck. I'm wondering if there is a Microsoft Generic Webcam driver that might work, but this is her work machine so I don't want to remotely install drivers willy nilly. Thanks

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Hi,
im currently in university accomodation with free broadband internet use, this is good but it is restricted in the fact that not all ports are useable, torrents limewire etc are all blocked which is fine for me.

However i like to use msn and more specifically video chat. This worked fine in the first couple of weeks that i was here, however i tried again more recently and it seems it doesnt work for me. It does for other people in my accomodation block. When i try to enable my webcam it displays the image from it and says connecting, then live messanger just says it cannot connect, try again later.

I have reinstalled live messanger, tried using windows messanger (forgot how awful that was) and i have gone into networking services and enabled UPnP. I have tried with a number of contacts with no avail. I have also tried a new webcam which was no help, both webcams work on the pc, recording videos and taking pictures, but not on msn or live messanger.

Ive tried searchin google to no avail, im using xp so the thread on here about vista doesnt help me.

My copy of xp is fully updated, windows firewall is enabled and im using a NOD32 protection suite with IMON internet monitor included.

Sorry for the long post, just wanted to give as much detail as possible,
Does anyone have any ideas whats up?

Thanks,
Khris
 

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My elitebook 8460p Webcam which is running on Windows 10 pro 64bit isn't working, I tried installing it through the BIOS but couldn't find it.Please help

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Hi, I've only just recently installed a clean install of windows 7 32bit on my S12 (Nvidia) But the thing is had the webcam disabled before the Clean install. I've tried to install the Webcam drivers that were installed on the D: Drive it said No Matced device driver! and i tried downloading the drivers off Lenovo's Support for the S12 Nvidia but still nothing. I have installed Lenovo Energy Management before I discovered the Webcam was not functional. There is a Unidenified device in device manager called CoProcessor Thanks in advance

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I have just installed the latest Yahoo Messenger (v.10) on a new Windows 7 (x64) platform, and I can't get my webcam to work. All I get when I try --> Messenger --> My webcam is a black screen. In other words, my webcam does not broadcast. My webcam seems to be correctly connected and installed on my PC with the latest drivers ("The device is working" ). And I can use my webcam with other applications, like Skype, on Windows 7, with no problems. I use a desktop PC with a USB webcam.

By the way, I can see the video image from the webcams of my YM contacts when I am in a video conversation with them. So, no problem the other way.

I have also tried to un-install/re-install both the webcam (Windows 7 re-installs it automatically) and YM. I have also tried the previous versions of YM (v.9 and v.8) I have also gone through all the camera settings in YM. But still no chance.

I have already searched the Net, and I found several other YM users reporting the same problem when they try to use their webcam with YM on Windows 7, but I could not find any solution.

Is there a well known problem related to the use of a webcam with YM on Windows 7 ?

Could someone help me ?

Answer:[Help requested] Webcam not working on Yahoo Messenger with Windows 7

Since it is working in other applications, it can only be the settings or a feature of YM that is not yet working (in win 7 at least). Are you able to try with another webcam?

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I have to admit I never tried the webcam since I got my Yoga which had win 8.1 originally installed on it, but with the update to windows 10, I'm trying more things out. I did install the camera driver from http://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-yoga-series-laptops/thinkpad-...  but no luck.I dont even see any kind of camera in device manager. The camera app just says "something is wrong" amd closes. I tried Skype and it also could not detect a working webcam. After installing  windows 10, I did try Cortina and it had me go into microphone setup and it was working. However after subsequent updates, it no longer works. The micropphone levels are ll the way 100%, but when I try to setup the mic, I never see the level meters move when trying the speech test dictation,. Ive installed the Conexant drivers in the the above link, and also uninstalled them and tried to go back to what are the default microsoft drivers, neither seem to wor  

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The webcam worked perfectly with the installed version of Windows 8 that came with my machine. These problems appeared after installing Windows 8.1. When I start Windows 8.1's Camera app, the LED positioned to the right of the webcam flickers on and off. Sometimes when the LED is on, you can see webcam footage for a brief instant. It's very inconsistent though. I have Linux Mint 16 installed alongside Windows 8.1 as a dual boot option, and strangely enough the webcam also does not work in Linux Mint. Trying other camera apps, such as Google+ Hangouts, does not work. I downgraded to Windows 8, and the camera still does not work - even with Windows 8's version of the camera driver. What should I do?

Answer:Y410p webcam no longer working after Windows 8.1 upgrade

After a lot of wasted hours, it seems like my webcam does work in Linux Mint on some applications. So the hardware isn't at fault. I'm hesitant to reinstall Windows 8 and all the drivers from Lenovo's website, because I tried it and it didn't work. No amount of driver reinstallation or Windows Updates is doing the trick. Regretfully, I also deleted the recovery partition that came with the laptop. *sigh* Guess there's nothing I can do.

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Hmmm  seems that the Aspire 5315 is regarded as obsolete?  can't see why, mine is running win 10 except that it wont recognise the webcam!  Can anyone help with that problem please ? 

Answer:acer aspire 5315 webcam not working in windows 10

Just thought to add that my 5315 runs Win 10 just fine, except that I can't work out how to get the webcam to work. Win 10 has installed a programme called CAMERA which although it is in the Apps list which come up in All apps, cannot be either started or removed from the list ??????
I tried installing several different webcam drivers for the 5315 but none of them work. I have uninstalled them all now and will do some more research for a solution.
 
hattonhall
 
PS.  I WAS ABLE TO GET A BRAND NEW 5315 KEYBOARD (UK version only) via Ebay for AU $15.
 
MY 5315 NOW LOOKS and runs LIKE NEW.  
Only thing is that the @ key is "hidden" where the " key is and @ is found at Shift '  But......I do now have a fully functioning laptop which had been rendered useless when the original US keyboard got damaged and literally fell apart.
 

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I upgraded the factory Windows 7 Professional to Windows 10 Pro. During upgrade, everything went well. When setting up Skype, I found out that the integrated webcam does no longer work. Anybody had the same problem? Any solution|driver for Windows 10?













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Answer:Windows 10 upgrade Thinkpad T410 Webcam Not Working After

HiSo here is how I solved the integrated camera being not recognized/detected by Windows 10.- I went Into Device Manager, uninstalled the unrecognized USB device.- Shut down the laptop. Removed the battery.- Pry out the plastic frame surrounding the screen to uncover the camera.- Remove the two screws retaining the camera and unplug it.- put back the battery and wait for Windows to load and log in as usual.- wait for all drivers and programs to load normally.- plug the camera back in.- you'll normally hear Windows detecting a new device and will automatically install it. Check your device manager for an imaging device. You should see an imaging device in the list.- to test if it's working properly, you can use Skype and see if it detects the camera in the video settings.

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Hmmm  seems that the Aspire 5315 is regarded as obsolete?  can't see why, mine is running win 10 except that it wont recognise the webcam!  Can anyone help with that problem please ? 

Answer:acer aspire 5315 webcam not working in windows 10

Just thought to add that my 5315 runs Win 10 just fine, except that I can't work out how to get the webcam to work. Win 10 has installed a programme called CAMERA which although it is in the Apps list which come up in All apps, cannot be either started or removed from the list ??????
I tried installing several different webcam drivers for the 5315 but none of them work. I have uninstalled them all now and will do some more research for a solution.
 
hattonhall
 
PS.  I WAS ABLE TO GET A BRAND NEW 5315 KEYBOARD (UK version only) via Ebay for AU $15.
 
MY 5315 NOW LOOKS and runs LIKE NEW.  
Only thing is that the @ key is "hidden" where the " key is and @ is found at Shift '  But......I do now have a fully functioning laptop which had been rendered useless when the original US keyboard got damaged and literally fell apart.
 

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My HP Probook 4540S webcam has stopped working after Windows 10 update KB3194496 was installed. I installed the HPUniversal camera Driver but the webcam still doesn't work. Prior to the KB3194496 update the webcam worked perfectly. Has any else experienced this and is there a fix?! Thanks!!

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One day i noticed that hp webcam is not working through HPSMART MEDIA ICON please help me how to fix this issue it also not showing any sing of error 

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Optiplex 9010 AIO built-in Webcam not working properly.Windows 10 installed Microsoft driver as Integrated Webcam.Worked properly in Skype for Business 2016.After Windows 10 Anniversary Update, stopped working.Uninstalled device in Device Manager; rebooted and allowed Windows to detect.Installed as USB Video Device.Works intermittentlyHave to keep uninstalling device and re-detecting.Works for a day and then stops again.Uninstalling and detecting flips between Integrated Webcam and USB Video Device.All current windows 10 updates installed.Verified apps are "allowed" to access webcam.Internet search reveals this is a VERY common problem and there does not appear to be any resolution from Microsoft.When Webcam stops working it does not work in Skype for Business 2016, Windows Camera app; Web-based diagnostic site.Audio works.Incoming video and audio work.No alerts show in Device ManagerAttempt to update driver from Internet shows best driver installed.Attempt to install driver by pointing to Dell Windows 10 driver cab file shows best driver installed.CONFIGURATION:Windows 10    Version 1607    OS Build 14393.447    64-bitDell Optiplex 9010 AIO (certified by Dell)    Latest BIOS version    Current drivers as detected by Dell System DetectCurrent USB Video Device settings:    General-Device is working properly    Driver-Microsoft; Driver date of 6/21/2006; Driver ver... Read more

Answer:Optiplex 9010 AIO Webcam, not working with Windows 10 Anniversary update

jepoor,Click the link below, scroll to the bottom of the page to follow the steps shown for fixing the webcam.Fix Webcam Issues After Windows 10 Anniversary Update

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Hi, I have Windows7 and VMware PLayer. Webcam is working fine on my Host - it is recognized as ThinkVantage Virtual Camera. On WMware player webcam is not recognized. I have tried such drivers on VMware player:g1c814ww.exe  -  installed - but webcam is not workinggrcu07ww.exe - error message on vmware: Not Supported Saying honestly I need such driver (make a copy from my host): ThinkVantage Virtual cameraBut I need *.INF files. Unfortunately on my Host system I have found only *.SYS files for these driver. Does anybody know how to enable Integrated camera on WMware player? Regards Pawel 

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My integrated I Dell webcam video is not working after updating to Windows 10. I understand the Dell is not supporting this laptop model. I would not have updated to Windows 10 if I had known this in advance.
Any suggestions for getting my webcam up and running again? I need it for Skype.
Thanks!

Answer:Webcam video not working on Inspiron 15R 5520 after Windows 10 update

My integrated I Dell webcam video is not working after updating to Windows 10. I understand the Dell is not supporting this laptop model. I would not have updated to Windows 10 if I had known this in advance.
Any suggestions for getting my webcam up and running again? I need it for Skype. i will be waiting for your prompt reply.
Thanks!

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After windows upgrade integrated webcam stop working.Windows looks like not be able to detected integrated webcam: now I only see a generic UVC Device that doesn't work.I did not find any driver for windows 10. Anybody knows a solution to have my webcam running again? Thanks in advanceStefano

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Inspiron 1525 Integrated WebCam not working in Windows 7 64-bit.  I have tried reloading drivers and software. Uninstalled and re-installed multiple times. Making sure that WIA is turned on in services. Tried compatibility mode. Downloaded various driver versions from Creative's website and from Dell. Re-installed the A16 bios upgrade (as suggested by Dell). I used msconfig to make sure that no other applications were started or running. Uninstalled Live Messenger. Device Manager recognizes the camera and says that it is working properly. Despite all of that I still get the message "Camera is not available. Please make sure it is not in use by another program" when using the Dell Web Cam application or Live Messenger. When trying to acquire image with ArcSoft or HP Photo suite I get "Camera is unavailable" as well.  Even in Safemode with all drivers disabled I get the same message. I used the camera just before doing the clean install of Windows 7 64-bit so I know that it is not a hardware issue, but it does appear that there is some type of hardware incompatibility issue with "7". Any ideas? Possible OS settings I'm missing? 

Answer:Dell Inspiron 1525 Integrated WebCam not working in Windows 7 64-bit.

 
Since your question or comment has gone unanswered for so long, you can send your report on the device to the development team in this thread. 
Have Comments about Windows 7 BetaRating posts helps other users
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I'm getting frustrated so I've come here to see if anyone knows a way to help resolve this issue.

I have a Toshiba Satellite A300 which came with Windows Vista 64-bit pre-installed. After about a year or so of having the laptop, I decided to upgrade to Windows 7 64-bit. In the process, I believe the driver to my webcam (Chicony usb 2.0 camera) was deleted.

When I go into devices manager in the control panel, the webcam isn't listed; neither is "imaging devices."

I have tried downloading the driver manually, but I keep getting an error message, "Webcam open fail. Restart camera or computer."

My computer has listed my webcam as "unknown device."

If anyone knows how to fix this, please, I beg you, let me know.

Answer:Satellite A300 - Chicony webcam not working after windows 7 upgrade

> My computer has listed my webcam as "unknown device."
> I have tried downloading the driver manually, but I keep getting an error message, "Webcam open fail. Restart camera or computer."

This means that the webcam driver is not installed properly.
Visit the Toshiba European driver page and install the right webcam software/driver for this notebook model.

If the installation fails, restart the notebook and tries again.
This should solve the issue.

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Compaq Presario CQ42 laptop webcam is not working in Windows 7 ultimate in spite of loading youcam. Kindly help.

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Also Webcam seems to have no drivers installed....

Tried the lastest application/drivers from Toshiba but it does not install anything.

Answer:Satellite C670-19F - Windows 10 - Webcam not working No Drivers Installed

same problem but with C660-1MG... try everything!!!

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Hi,

I have a Sony Vaio VGN-NS30E, on which I am running Windows 7. All of a sudden I am getting an error message that one of the USB devices is not recognised and this device appears to be the Sony Visual Communication Camera (Motion Eye) webcam, which has worked before on Windows 7.

It uses the following drivers:
ArcSoftKsUFilter.sys
usbvideo.sys

I would appreciate if someone could help with this issue as Sony are washing their hands off it (my laptop is 2 years old and therefore out of warranty).

Any help would be much appreciated.

Answer:Sony Vaio Motion Eye Webcam no longer working in Windows 7

Hello roddy and welcome to Seven Forums.

Couple of possibilities. You could go to the start menu and type in Device Manager and then click on Device Manager. A dialog box will open. Look for Imaging Devices in the left column and click the little arrow to the left. Then double click on the camera and click the Driver tab. Try updating your driver.



Or you could go to the Sony eSupport website, enter your country and model number, and look for the necessary driver(s).

Sony eSupport - Electronics - Select Your Model

Please post back and let us know if this helps.

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Recently purchased a Satellite Pro A300, with built in webcam. However, when i try and use the webcam in Windows live messenger it comes up with the following error messages.

*"We couldn't start your camera device. Please check that your camera is not currently in use by another program, and then try again."*

Also this message..

*"Messenger is not available right now. Please try again later. (0x82000009)"*

Now, the camera is not turned on, and Messenger is working normally.

*HELP!!*

Thanks

Folic

Answer:Satellite Pro A300 - Webcam is not working in Windows live messenger

When you get the message if an other program use still the camera.

So try to disable the webcam software and other messenger programs in msconfig.
Then reboot the notebook and if you want to use the webcam software you have to start the webcam software firstly.

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Hi there.

I have a Toshiba QOSMIO X500-10W PQX33E-00R00CIT.

When I format my laptop and reinstall the operating system Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, the webcam works perfectly.
After I update windows through windows update the webcam stops working. Also with Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB. What I have to do? Thanks.

P.S.
I think is just a software problema and not hardware. The webcam works perfectly until I do the windows updates! "****" Microsoft!

Answer:QOSMIO X500-10W webcam stop working after Windows Updates

I find the problem. Do not install the last version of Microsoft Silverlight. I hope I have formatted for the last time my computer!

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After upgrading from windows 8 to windows 10 my webcam is not functioning properly. The webcam was completely green and non funcitonal. 
I uninstalled the old drivers and installed the recommended lasted drivers, but now the webcam is just entirely blurry.
The webcam is the Intel RealSense 3D Camera F200.
The two drivers I have installed are:

Intel(R) RealSense(TM) 3D Camera (Front F200) Depth
Intel(R) RealSense(TM) 3D Camera (Front F200) RGB
Intel(R) RealSense(TM) 3D Camera Virtual Drive

What can I do to fix this? Has anyone had a similar issue? Is there some sort of camera setting where I can tweak the quality or is this just a driver issue with windows 10? 

Thanks in advance,

Answer:Dell Inspiron 5548 Webcam not working properly after updating to Windows 10

I have a similar problem. After the Creator's update, my F200 camera does not work. I need a way to repair this problem!

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I recently lost my picture when on video calls in windows live messenger, the sound both ways is working and i can see them but no one can see me.
I also bought an external webcam and it doesnt work either.

When I go into the device manager it says both cams are not working properly.
I tried updating the drivers but they are up to date.
I am wondering if it is a Windows live problem or a Toshiba problem.
I am using Windows Vista Home Premium and the newest version of messenger.

Answer:Satellite A100: webcam not working for windows live messenger in Vista

> I also bought an external webcam and it doesn?t work either.
>When I go into the device manager it says both cams are not working properly

For me it looks like a windows system issue.
Usually both webcams work independent from each other and therefore I don?t think that this is a webcam driver issue? I think it?s windows or windows live messenger issue?
Possibly something muddled up the registry keys or some files? maybe some updates or similar?

In your case I recommend uninstalling the internal webcam software, external webcam software and the windows live messenger.
Then you should clean the OS and registry using cleaning tool like for example CCLeaner. It?s free tool.

After that install the Chicony webcam software again and test the functionality without installation of windows live messenger.
If the webcam will functions then you could install the windows live messenger again.

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Looking at a Satellite A350 which was recently upgraded to Windows 10. Since doing so the trackpad, webcam, microphone no longer work.
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thanks.

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Hello, I am always been a satifiying Lenevo customer, my noteook I've been using since 2012 and still it's in a great shape to work and persnal use. But recently after upgrading from windows 8.1 to Windows 10, the Webcam is not working at all in Skype and the windows Camera applications. I have searched for the latest drivers in Downloads section here in lenevo support but it's nothing listed regarding this problem. However, while I was using Windows 8.1 the webcam worked in Skype but problem remained for the windows default Camera app. What is the perfect solution for this problem? Thank you in advance.

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Is anyone using Windows 10 on X220T? If so how is it? Anything that doesn't work? I know it is old but with 16GB RAM & SSD I still like it with Windows 7 Pro. I didn't know whether it works with Windows 10 and the touch experience was better (or not) ...

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I bought Windows 8, but now I read that the X220T does not support windows 8 and that there have been many problems. Should I not install it? Does anyone have any experience with this?

Answer:Install Windows 8 on X220T?

Hope this page will help you: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2393329,00.asp

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Some issues i'm having using Windows 8.1 on a Lenovo x220t. Still having problems with the intel hd 3000.  Need to uninstall the display driver before each restart for the touch screen to work properly.  On phone, Lenovo said they would get back to be about this but haven't heard back.When I put the laptop to sleep, after a few minutes of sleeping, it hibernates.  So, when i'm on the go and try to wake the tablet out of sleep, it takes about a minute for it to start up.  Has anyone found a solution for this?Would be nice if there was a screen rotation lock from the charms bar.  There is a youtube for getting screen auto rotation working, and works fine, but missing the lock button that is usually about the brightness setting.Can't get the hotkeys working on the lenovo keyboard.  Not too much  of a problem as it can all be accessed via the charms (if touch is working!)Apart from this, it works pretty well with win 8.1.  

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