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Webcam not working after upgrade to Windows 10

Question: Webcam not working after upgrade to Windows 10

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.

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Answer: Webcam not working after upgrade to Windows 10

- did you uninstall the USB camera as well?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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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Was not working straight after upgrade, but I noticed it worked after doing a Vaio system check.
Now it's gone again.
Don't fancy doing a system test everytime I want it to work and automatic update driver does nothing.

Any other ideas?


Searches on microsoft site generally brings up issue with same error that are external plugged in devices.
This is the internal cam in my Sony Vaio.

Answer:Non working webcam since upgrade to 10

Do you have any driver for Imaging devices in Device Manager, if you have MS drivers like I do, try running Dism ...command and then running sfc /scannow command.
DISM - Repair Windows 10 Image
SFC Command - Run in Windows 10

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Was not working straight after upgrade, but I noticed it worked after doing a Vaio system check.
Now it's gone again.
Don't fancy doing a system test everytime I want it to work and automatic update driver does nothing.

Any other ideas?


Searches on microsoft site generally brings up issue with same error that are external plugged in devices.
This is the internal cam in my Sony Vaio.

Answer:Non working webcam since upgrade to 10

Do you have any driver for Imaging devices in Device Manager, if you have MS drivers like I do, try running Dism ...command and then running sfc /scannow command.
https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/7...-10-image.html
https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html

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Hi guys,

I have upraded to Windows 10 and now to the anniversary edition. I haven't used my laptop in a while so I can't remember the last time the webcam worked, all I know is that it did. What I have noticed is that the webcam driver isn't on the laptop and when I've searched for it on the Toshiba Drivers Site I can't find it. I don't even know what it would be called. I'm quite confused as it worked before. Could somebody help me? Thanks, Matthew.

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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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Hello everybody, I succesfully upgraded my x220t to Windows 10. I was suprised that everything worked flawesly. But! After I opened skype I figured it out that webcam is not working. I was searching for solution but I don't know what to do: the device is not in device managerimagining devices are missing completelyI don't have any yellow marks and it's not hidden under any other position in device managerIt is enabled in BIOSI tried install drivers for Windows 7 with compatibility mode, no successI found integrated camera drivers for Windows 10 but they are not for x220 tablet but for x230 and others. I tried install them no success I'm using webcam a lot so it is huge problem for me and I love Windows 10 and I don't definitely go back to Windows 7. Thank you very much!  

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I've upgrade the device to Windows 10 64 bit, everything works except the webcam and built in microphone.
Microphone shows in device manager, webcam does not. I've downloaded the Toshiba Webcam software but the webcam still does not appear in Device Manager. Any ideas?

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the web cam was working fine till the windows upgrade to Win 8.1 pro, the webcam is not shown in device manager.Bios setting o.k, I could not find a driver for TOSHIBA WEBCAM HD for windows 8.1 pro, please help

Answer:Satellite P850-057 Webcam not working after upgrade to win 8.1 pro

Hi

The Windows 8.1 does not need external webcam driver.
Usually the webcam driver is part of the Win 8.1 system and therefore the webcam should be recognized automatically.

From my knowledge the webcam is connected to USB controller. Do you have some unknown devices (USB devices) in the device manager marked with yellow exclamation mark?

By the way: Did you update the BIOS to latest state and is Toshiba System Driver for Win 8.1 installed?

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I have an ultrabook z830 and the webcam is not working since W10 upgrade. I have tried installing the webcam application software from toshiba and also the one supplied with the laptop but when I try to run it it just says webcam initialization failed please restart application. I have uninstalled and re-installed a few times. The webcam worked fine before W10 upgrade. Can somebody please point me in the right direction for the correct webcam drivers. I have tried many without success.

Cheers

Paul
Message has been edited: subject changed from Portege Z830 to Satellite Z830

Answer:Satellite Z830 - webcam not working since W10 upgrade

hmmm somebody has changed my title to portege z830 instead of ultrabook z830


I dont believe my laptop to be a portege

when I list my part number in the drop down menus it shows me this

Computers
Ultrabook
Satellite Z830
PT22LA-00T001


I cant find the words portege anywhere on my laptop

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Hi, My integrated webcam was working fine before. After an upgrade to Windows 7 it does not work, and I can't even find it in my device manager. I've tried installing the drivers found on the Lenovo site but nothing changes after I try to install it. Any ideas?

Answer:W500 integrated webcam not working after Win7 upgrade

Hello rfdionisi and welcome to community,
 
Kindly check the yellow mark camera driver in device manager under show hidden devices.
 
If it is not detecting then boot the laptop into BIOS and check under Security setting the camera should be enable.
 
 
Best Regards,
Tanuj

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I upgraded from Win Vista to Win 7, and my webcam stopped working.
It says there is an error. On the support page it says that this model isn't planned for Win7, so I installed drivers from Win Vista.
Because the driver for Win7 is unavailable, the link is down. http://support1.toshiba-tro.de/tedd-files2/0/webcam-20091013162352.zip

Any suggestions?

Answer:Satellite L300 webcam stopped working after upgrade to Win 7

Hi

For me it sounds like you have not installed the right webcam software and therefore you cannot get the webcam working with installed Win 7.

What Win7 version did you install? 32bit or 64bit?
Toshiba European driver page provides the webcam software for Win 7 32bit for Satellite L300?
It?s version 1.1.1.4.

I found it choosing: Notebook ? Satellite ? satellite L300 ? webcam driver
In such case you will get listed all webcam drivers for L300 series

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Since upgrading Vista Home Premium to Vista Ultimate the integrated webcam has not worked. I've re-installed the Camera software whch proceeds to the point of updating driver software. The process fails with the messages "Windows encountered a problem install the driver software for your device". "Windows found driver software for your device but encountered an error while attempting to install it. Chicony USB 2.0 Camera". "The driver installation file for this device is missing a necessary entry. This may be because the INF was written for Windows 95 or later. Contact your hardware vendor".

The Toshiba download site does not contain drivers for this device. only the Camera Assistant Software. The Chicony Electronics site contains some drivers for cameras, but doesn't describe the cameras and refers to model numbers which don't tally with the Toshiba references. I tried the latest model, but the driver installation completed with no termination messages and the camera still didn't work. Running the installation a second time recognised that something had been installed and proceeded to remove it, again no completion messages. A real class act!

Can anyone suggest where I might find a solution?

Answer:Satellite P200 - Webcam stopped working after Vista upgrade

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> The Toshiba download site does not contain drivers for this device. only the Camera Assistant Software
That?s the driver *and* software!!! This is the complete package that you need for the webcam!!!

Before you install the latest software you should remove the old one firstly. Then restart your notebook and use CCleaner to clean up your registry and Windows. One restart more and you can install the latest drivers from the Toshiba website.

Check this!!!

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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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Hi

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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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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The webcam worked fine in both Windows 7 and 8.1, but doesn't work at all in Windows 10.
With the standard Microsoft "WEBCAM" driver, the Camera app shows just a black screen, and Skype says "Can't start video. Try closing other programs that may be using your webcam".
When I installed the Windows 7 driver from the dell website in compatibility mode, it installed fine, but the driver didn't change in Device Manager, and the camera still didn't work.
When I updated the driver manually in Device Manager, pointing to the Dell Windows 7 driver directly ("Integrated Webcam"), Skype still complains, and now the Camera app says "Something happened".
Any ideas?

Answer:L702x (XPS-17) Webcam not functional after Windows 10 upgrade

Hi wbradney,
Please follow the steps mentioned in the link below to refresh the Webcam drivers for issue resolution.

Press Windows key and start typing Device Manager.
Open Device Manager by clicking on it.
Click the arrow to the left of Imaging devices. 
Right-click Integrated webcam or USB camera.
Click Uninstall.
Confirm the uninstall process by clicking OK.
Once uninstalled, restart the computer. 

Also, I’d suggest that you update BIOS and chipset driver on your computer to check for issue resolution. Please enter your service tag # on the link below, then download the BIOS from BIOS section and chipset from chipset section onto the system and install it.
http://dell.to/18r60nI
Please let me know if this helps.

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Hi After upgrading to Windows 10 the wecam doesn't work. Tried installing the drivers for Windows 8.1 and it crashes on installation. Trying to update the drivers through Device Manager there's also an error. What can I do?

Answer:Webcam doesn't work after Windows 10 upgrade

 Hi, Try: HP Universal Camera Driver

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Hi guys,

I recently updated my Laptop (Satellite L755) to Windows 10 from Windows 7. I'm having trouble with Web Camera driver.

Pls. help

Answer:Satellite L755 - no webcam after upgrade to Windows 10

Originally Posted by Teban


Hi guys,

I recently updated my Laptop (Satellite L755) to Windows 10 from Windows 7. I'm having trouble with Web Camera driver.

Pls. help



And I have problems since Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and definitely Windows 10 with the sound driver and they don't even release an updated driver since 2012-2013.

Please help up staff! Ty in advance.

Greetings from Spain.

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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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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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Monica Pulis DeMasi
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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  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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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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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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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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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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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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Hallo Guys, I have webcam problem since i have upgraded my os from win 8.1 to win 10. When i tried to use my webcam for skype or other purposes, the picture started to slide and it didnt stop. i already have re-installed the webcam driver but still the problem still occurs until now. maybe you guys have the same problem like me? or anyboby have a solution for this problem? best regrads 

Answer:Webcam problem after upgrade to windows ideapad z500

Hello,Welcome to Lenovo Community. Sorry to learn of your problem with Windows 10.
If your Z500 is not on Lenovo's Compatibility List for Windows 10 upgrade, you might consider reverting to the previous operating system.

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Hi,
 
I am trying to help my old neighbor with his webcam (Easy Camera) which stopped working after upgrading to Windows 10. It was working just fine in Windows 7. 
 
All I see when I start Skype is a black screen with a spinning white circle, (see this screen dump). I guess this means that the camera is detected but I still get no image. White LED beside the camera is lit however.
 
What I have tried so far:
 

Downloaded and installed the latest drivers for Windows 10 x64
Uninstalled camera from Device manager to no avail
Installed Universal Lenovo Settings app and tried to activate camera but also here I only see wait cursor
Tried the built in Windows 10 Camera app but that does not work either

Like I said its as if camera is indeed detected but I still get no image.
 
Can someone please help me out with this annoying problem?
 
Many thanks in advance!
 
Regards 
 
/Andreas
 
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

Answer:G50-70 - Windows 10 Upgrade broke webcam (Easy Camera)

Hi gripen,
 
Welcome to the community,
 
Can you tell us what system we are talking about?

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My webcam doesnt work after Windows 7 upgrade. I have installed the drivers but still having no luck

Answer:Satellite A300D-15B - Webcam won't work after Windows 7 upgrade

Hi buddy,

What does it mean exactly when you say it won?t work?
Do you get an error message or only a black picture? What notebook model you have and did you use the Toshiba Windows 7 upgrade kit or Microsoft disk?

At the moment I can only suggest installing newest webcam driver from official Toshiba website. Make sure that this driver is released for Windows 7 and not for Vista.

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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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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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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?












Solved!

Go to Solution.

Answer:Working Windows 10 Webcam on X220T !!!

This is the solution. 

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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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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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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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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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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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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've browsed several forums with this issue, and cannot get a fix.

I upgraded a Dell Inspiron 1545 from Vista 64 to 7 64. Everything went off without a hitch (boy was I surprised).
Now that I have it all up and running, I cannot get my webcam working.

I have attempted to install the drivers off the Dell CD that came with the laptop. These are Vista 64 drivers, and they don't work. I have downloaded the drivers from the dell website - they are the same drivers as the CD.

Someone told me I could 'run the webcam in compatibility mode', but if the computer isn't even recognizing the webcam, how would that work?

Device Manager says the webcam is working properly.

I'm at my wits end with this. I really don't want to have to downgrade to Vista, but it's pretty important that this camera work.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Dell Inspiron 1545 upgrade to Windows 7 64, cannot get webcam drivers

Hi,I have been searching around for a solution to your problem. And I found this driver which is an XP driver but it should work.R203385

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Just thought I would share the solution I recently found to a problem I've had ever since upgrading a Satellite Pro A200 GE 26Q from Vista to Windows 7.

I installed the webcam software for windows 7 from the toshiba site and the integrated Chicony camera would work fine after a boot, but if the computer went into sleep for a long enough period, the camera would stay asleep when the computer woke up and would not work at all unless the computer was rebooted entirely.

The solution involves a change to the registry to force the computer to refresh the USB controller that the webcam is attached to, after resuming from sleep. This was apparently the default setting for Vista when it was released, but was changed in Vista SP1 and Windows 7. Hardware designed for the original Vista that has not had its drivers/registry entries updated could therefore be subject to a failure as a result of the change to default settings coming through the windows updates. Toshiba it seems did not think of this issue when putting out the registry fixes for Win7 upgrades for the Sat Pro A200. So you have to fix it manually.

The article where the solution is found is here: [http://support.microsoft.com/kb/928631]

You do NOT need the hotfix file there, you only need to make the change to the registry described later on.

You need to turn the camera on while you are doing the following to make sure it shows up in the device manager properly.

<h4>Step 1: Determine the specific USB host contro... Read more

Answer:Solution for Webcam sleep & resume problems after Windows 7 upgrade

Hey that?s great posting and detailed, thank you! :)
I?m wondering how you found it out.

But I want to add something: Before you do or change something in Windows registry, make a backup of it. In worst case you restore the old Windows registry. Just to be sure ;)

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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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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 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, 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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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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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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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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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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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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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,

Since I upgrade my system to Windows 7 64bit my webcam don't work. After installing the driver I keep getting the message "webcam driver open fail. please restart camera or computer". The camera also don't appear in the device manager and the mic don't work also.

I have a Satellite A300-1LT.

help!

tal

Answer:Satellite A300 - Webcam driver open fail after Windows 7 upgrade

Hi pro.surfer,

Do you know the forum search? If not you should use because you will find many threads with this error message and a lot of useful instruction what do to.

I don?t know which driver you mean but you need the Camera Assistant Software for webcam. The microphone is a part of webcam so you have to install the webcam driver. ;)

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, 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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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 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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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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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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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.
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thanks.

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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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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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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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My HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC has recently had some issues, so I had to reset it to factory settings (Windows 7) and then upgraded again to windows 10. Now my fingerprint reader is not working, I do not have windows hello on my laptop at all, and I can't even find it as biometric devices in my device manager. can I do something to make it work?

Answer:After upgrade to Windows 10 my fingerprint reader stopped working - HP. How can I get it working again?

Do you see any unknown devices in device manager?
Make sure and check Windows update to make sure windows is up to date.

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