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Windows 10 webcam not working on Aspire S3-392G

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

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?

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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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Is this compatible with the win10 creators update? I'm having black screen issue (also faced it during anniversary update). Is there any solution?

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I'm having some problems ordering this laptop in Belgium (with an Azerty keyboard). Apparently it is already end of life. I really wanted to buy this laptop, but I can't find it anywhere anymore...Because of its defining characteristics (dedicated gpu, good cooling, nice price), I was wondering whether there is a new model on the horizon or if the series will be discontinued altogether?

Answer:Acer Aspire S3-392G already end of life?

Unfortunately, I don't have information about product availability, as it varies in each region. The best indicator of what is offered in your region is to go to http://www.acer.com, select your country, and browse the products on your regional website.





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Hello, I have a problem with my Acer Aspire S3-392g, it continually starts and stops charging and the only way I can get it to stay charging is to hold it in a certain position. I bought a new charger but the problem is even worse with the new charger... We managed to diagnose that the problem is with the part in the laptop that the charger plugs into and that this part needs replacing. I was just wondering if anybody knows how to get hold of a replacement one (and what this part is actually called), it has a plug on the end so should be easy to replace once I get hold of a new one. Cheers.

Answer:Acer Aspire S3-392g intermittent charging

As this is a hardware issue, it is highly recommended to visit your nearest Acer service center for further assistance. To do this, the following link can be helpful:http://us.acer.com/ac/en/US/content/service Hope this will help you.

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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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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've had this laptop for a year now but never used the webcam. I recently needed to use it and found that it's not working. I have a dual boot of Windows 10 and Ubuntu Mate and the webcam doesn't work in either OS.The laptop came with Windows 8.1 and I upgraded to Windows 10. As I mentioned, I never used the webcam before so I don't know if it used to work before the upgrade.  In Windows device manager, the Imaging Devices option is missing.http://bit.ly/1nU3WCt doesn't list any camera drivers for my laptop.Does anyone know what could be the problem?

Answer:Aspire ES1-311 webcam not working

Try this and see. If it doesn't work, but it's in Device Manager/ Imaging devices, right click it and choose update and see if it will.CameraCyberlinkWebCam Application1.5.2624.0031.3 MB2012/05/10Download  

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I've had this laptop for a year now but never used the webcam. I recently needed to use it and found that it's not working. I have a dual boot of Windows 10 and Ubuntu Mate and the webcam doesn't work in either OS.The laptop came with Windows 8.1 and I upgraded to Windows 10. As I mentioned, I never used the webcam before so I don't know if it used to work before the upgrade.  In Windows device manager, the Imaging Devices option is missing.http://bit.ly/1nU3WCt doesn't list any camera drivers for my laptop.Does anyone know what could be the problem?

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Welcome everybody.
My name is georgel1971 and I'm from Bucharest Romania. I own laptop acer Aspire 5742 g model, snide. [edited for privacy], Serial Number.. 2 months ago I decided to reinstall my operating system win 7 ultimate 64 bit. After reinstalling and installing drivers, update drivers and BIOS update to version 1.30, everything worked ok for 5 days, then I found that I no longer can access the Acer Crystal Eye webcam in Webcam. When you start the application displays the message The camera is not available or is used by another application ... We could not find any solution so I reinstalled windows and I took it from the beginning. The pleasant surprise was when the camera is no problem, but after 4-5 days the same problem. Chamber refuses to start. Mention that in these 4-5 days was not installed on any laptop program. Only Google Chrome browser. There is currently installed antivirus unit. Windows Update is up to date, as well as driver update software.The same version of Windows I used it before resettlement and use it on another Acer laptop and I have no problem. In Device Manager installed camera appears. I uninstalled the driver and reinstalled without success ... I
My laptop is no longer under warranty and technical support in Bucharest Romania cost $ 40 just to check ...Please help me ...

Answer:aspire 5742g webcam not working

1. Go to Device Manager /imaging devices. right click on camera and click disable.Reboot and go back and enable camera. 2. There are 3 drivers for the camera in Windows 7 64bit. You only need 1 of them.If you're not sure which one you need, on the Acer driver page,above the driver list, you'll see "Need to know the hardware on your system to choose the right driver?", click on that and download and run the Hardware detector and run it.Download the correct driver.Uninstall all camera drivers and software in Programs and Features and Device Manager, checking box delete software. Reboot and install downloaded driver. 

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The webcam on my Acer Aspire SW5-011 stopped working suddenly. I've checked for updates in Windows 10 and everyting is up to date. There are no conflicts or issues in Device Manager. I am running Windows 10 Home version 1511 (which I believe is the latest version). I've tried using the webcam with a couple of different apps and it's not working. For instance, when I try using Skype, I get a notificationn that it couldn't find a webcam and that I should install one. Any ideas? Thanks!

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The webcam on my Acer Aspire SW5-011 stopped working suddenly. I've checked for updates in Windows 10 and everyting is up to date. There are no conflicts or issues in Device Manager. I am running Windows 10 Home version 1511 (which I believe is the latest version). I've tried using the webcam with a couple of different apps and it's not working. For instance, when I try using Skype, I get a notificationn that it couldn't find a webcam and that I should install one. Any ideas? Thanks!

Answer:Webcam not working on Acer Aspire SW5-011

After installing windows update from the windows 10 Operating System, you are still facing issue with webcam to be working. To help you further, it is advised to uninstall the previous webcam drivers from the laptop and then let the windows 10 automatically reinstall it by its own. To uninstall webcam drivers, please follow the steps given below:- Press ?Windows? key + ?R? key on the keyboard.- Type in ?devmgmt.msc? in the run box and hit Enter.- Now device manager will open up, search for ?Imaging devices? from the list.- Right click on ?Imaging devices? and click on ?Properties?.- Now click on ?Driver? tab and then click on ?Uninstall? button to uninstall the webcam drivers.- Restart the system once the drivers are uninstalled and then wait for a while to windows automatically install the drivers.If issue persists, it is recommended to contact Acer Support Center for further assistance from the link given below:http://www.acer.com/worldwide/support/ Hope this will help you.

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Okay so my webcam worked about a year ago but I have not used it recently. I tried to use it today but it is not coming up. I keep getting "No webcam found". I clicked on the start menu and typed in webcam and got the Acer Crystal Eye Webcam. I clicked that and still no webcam found. Can someone help me?
 

Answer:Acer Aspire 5250 webcam not working. Help?

Have you checked Device Manager to make sure the driver is installed? It should be listed under imaging devices
 

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acer aspire v5-571 default webcam not working

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So, I have an Acer Aspire 5750(Not a z or g, just 5750) and it runs Windows 7. About this time last year my webcam stopped working suddenly. Nothing to my knowledge happened to make it stop, I just came home one day and it wouldn't work.

I'm having a hard time finding a driver to install for it, since the Acer website doesn't seem to have one, I uninstalled the driver using device manager and restarted my computer for it to reinstall and that didn't fix the problem. I also used eRecovery and that didn't seem to work either.

I've tried reinstalled the Acer Crystal Eye Webcam program, and when I open it gives me this message:
"Warning
Acer Crystal Eye Webcam cannot connect to your webcam (1.3M HD WebCam). Try selecting another capture device within settings, or close any applications that may be using this webcam and then restart Acer Crystal Eye Webcam."

Another odd problem is that even the USB webcam's will not work with it, so I'm not entirely sure that the driver is the problem. I've done my fair share of research on this problem and cannot come up with a solution. It says the same warning message when I try to connect the Microsoft LifeCam VX-6000 that I have to the Acer Crystal Eye Webcam program. I think it recognizes them, but just won't connect to them for some reason.

I assure you, it is not the program, because I have tried Skype, Cameroid, the LifeCam program that the USB webcam came with, and much more... Read more

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hellowebcam of my laptop has stopped working and also when i search for it in the device manager i find nothing like imaging driver and webcam in the device manager. i am worried about it to be solved. i hope your instant reply with would probably resolve the issue i am facing. i am hereby attaching a screenshot of what it writes upon the screen when i open camenra. thanking yo

Answer:acer aspire E71-571 series webcam stopped working

You must disable "Change TPM (TCM) State" in BIOS. (BIOS -> Security tab)First, add a supervisor password, so that function will be available.Save BIOS settings and restart the computer.That's how I managed to fix it.

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So, I have an Acer Aspire 5750(Not a z or g, just 5750) and it runs Windows 7.
About this time last year my webcam stopped working suddenly. Nothing to my knowledge happened to make it stop, I just came home one day and it wouldn't work.
I'm having a hard time finding a driver to install for it, since the Acer website doesn't seem to have one, I uninstalled it and restarted my computer for it to reinstall and that didn't fix the problem. I also used eRecovery and that didn't seem to work either.
Another odd problem is that even the USB webcam's will not work with it, so I'm not entirely sure that the driver is the problem. I've done my fair share of research on this problem and cannot come up with a solution.

Answer:Acer Aspire Notebook built in (and USB) webcam not working.

maybe the internal WebCam is not working correctly, but the computer thinks that it is so is not allowing any other type of WebCam to work hard to go into device manager and make sure that the internal WebCam is on installed, if not uninstall it restart the computer and see if it works, and get back to me.

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I saw my webcam wasn't working on a website that uses my camera, so I went to Device Manager in Windows 10 and clicked disable, and then enable hoping it would fix the problem. Now it says there is a problem with the driver! I don't understand why when it worked yesterday all of a sudden there is a problem. There have been no changes to this PC since the last time the webcam worked that should prompt this. And now it says "Base System Device" is missing two drivers... no idea what that means. I have searched the Acer website to try and find updated drivers but there are none. Please help!!

Answer:Aspire 5560-7414 Webcam stopped working. "Base Sys...

In this case, try updating or reinstalling your webcam driver and check if that works. To know how to do this, the following link can be useful:http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/how-to-update-drivers The following link can also be useful:http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/insider/wiki/insider_wintp-insider_devices/how-to-install-and-upd... Hope this will help you.

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I have purchased a second hand ACER ASPIRE 5334 from a friend. He wiped the drive and re-installed Windows 7 and so up and running.

The only problem I have is that the computer seems not to recognise it has its own Webcam and so it doesn't work.

I thought it might be a driver missing so I tried to download the driver from both the driver disk that come with it and the Acer website, they both told me the webcam couldn't be found. It is there as I can see it. I looked in the devices manager and the computer does not seem to recognise it has a camera.

The computer did some windows updating, in fact 93 updates and then I looked again in devices and there was a webcam but still would not work. The next day I thought I would download the webcam driver from the disk and it still said there was no webcam, I looked again indevices and it was gone

Any ideas please
Sue

Answer:built in webcam for ACER ASPIRE 5334 not working recognised

it might be disabled in the bios atm.

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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'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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I have upgraded the OS on this laptop to Windows 8.1 a long while back and everything was working fine. Now, recently I find that my internal camera isn't available. I've managed to fiddle around and get it to work only to have unistall again.  Is this camera not supported any longer? or what can I do to keep this from happening going forward? Regards, Matt Lucking

Answer:Aspire 5745 Windows 8.1 1.3M webcam keeps unistall...

Mluck1ng,
 
It sounds like there might be some driver issues with the camera. Have you tried a system restore to when it was working, it could just be an update that made it start having problems.
 
I know that this is probably not what you want to hear, but we have also had success with customers uninstalling drivers for hardware (webcam in this case) and then upgrading to Windows 8.x. It installs that Microsoft drivers for the device, if possible, and that usually works.

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I have an Acer aspire 5633WLMi i installes Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit,now i have a problem with my webcam,i can find nowhere a driver for it,i tryed already al driver from Vista but not go.Can pls somebody give me a driver that functiones.

Answer:Driver webcam Acer Aspire 5633WLMi windows 7

Try installing the Vista driver in compatability mode.

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I have a refurbished s3-392g, and I've been struggling with hangs for a while now. The screen entirely freezes, with any audio "buzzing", and the only solution is a hard reset.  I've tried pretty much every solution under the sun now:all drivers are up to date according to the acer driver websiteeven with a "diagnostic startup" (basic drivers/services), my laptop still freezesI've reset my laptop to factory settings and that still hasn't solved the problemthere are no exclamation marks in the device manager"sfc /scannow" and "chkdsk" both bring up nothinglaptop does not freeze in safe mode with networkingMy laptop hardly ever freezes when I'm plaing video games (although it has once or twice), so I have a feeling that it's something to do with my intel display drivers. I would really appreciate any help that any of you can give!

Answer:my s3-392g is hanging a lot - but not when it's in...

Can you give your complete model number?  And OS? Examples below are more descriptive. Acer Aspire S3-392G-54204G50tws Ultrabook or NX.MDWEK.003 If you can't find that info, you can: 1. Right click on Windows Start button2. Left click on Run3. Type msinfo324. click ok And from there, you can post a screenshot of your cpu, OS and BIOS/mode.  I'll post my screenshot of my desktop below as an example.   

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I have a refurbished s3-392g, and I've been struggling with hangs for a while now. The screen entirely freezes, with any audio "buzzing", and the only solution is a hard reset.  I've tried pretty much every solution under the sun now:all drivers are up to date according to the acer driver websiteeven with a "diagnostic startup" (basic drivers/services), my laptop still freezesI've reset my laptop to factory settings and that still hasn't solved the problemthere are no exclamation marks in the device manager"sfc /scannow" and "chkdsk" both bring up nothinglaptop does not freeze in safe mode with networkingMy laptop hardly ever freezes when I'm plaing video games (although it has once or twice), so I have a feeling that it's something to do with my intel display drivers. I would really appreciate any help that any of you can give!

Answer:my s3-392g is hanging a lot - but not when it's in...

Can you give your complete model number?  And OS? Examples below are more descriptive. Acer Aspire S3-392G-54204G50tws Ultrabook or NX.MDWEK.003 If you can't find that info, you can: 1. Right click on Windows Start button2. Left click on Run3. Type msinfo324. click ok And from there, you can post a screenshot of your cpu, OS and BIOS/mode.  I'll post my screenshot of my desktop below as an example.   

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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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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 All, I'm looking at the S3-392G for a new laptop but i'm concerned 4Gb ram isnt enough (Light CAD use expected) can anyone put to death the rumors about a Ram Slot? half reviews say no slot, all soldered, the other half say one slot is replaceable, giving max memory up to 10gb... Presumably an SSD upgrade is nothing to worry about too... Would really appreciate any help! if its all soldered it might be a dealbreaker! Thanks  Mike  

Answer:S3-392G RAM Slots/upgrades

Hello, Do you have a part number of laptop?LX.*****.***

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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..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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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 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 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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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'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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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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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
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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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 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, I have a refurbished Acer s3-392g laptop, and I've noticed that some of the screws on the bottom are slightly loose and one has actually fallen out!I was wondering where I could get replacement screws? There's plenty of websites online selling them, but I'm not sure what type I need, and I can't find any more info online. The screw that I'm missing is one of the ones on the bottom of the laptop, holding the shell together. There's 11 of them in total, and the missing one is on the right edge of the laptop. Thanks!













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Answer:missing screw from bottom of laptop (S3-392G)

Thanks for the picture! The specifications of the missing screw:86.2ZR62.6R5 - SCREW M2.0 x L6.5 (L=Length) - Qty 8 on the bottom.The screw located in the other side is exactly the same. You'll be able to measure the diameter, thickness of the head.

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Did clean install of latest W10 (10.0.10240.16549)Few devices were not recognized and had to install drivers manually:* SD Card reader from Realtek web page* Intel® Smart Connect Technology 5.0 from Intel web page Everyting works brilliantly well except one thing - random frezzes after suspend or hibernate. Eg. when closing the lid or if system goes to sleep/hibernate automatically :* during hiberantion after dumping data into hibernation file instead truning off it freezes (blue leds on).* when it should go to sleep (blinkong orange led) - instead still blue leds on and screen and power is on. The only way to solve this is hard power off (press 5s power button).However from hibernation it resumes correctly - so it finished dumping data but was not pable to turn off PC. Also seen one more symptom - also sometimes happens when I choose to shutdown - instead it reboots !!! 













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Answer:S3-392G randomly frezzes after suspend or hibernat...

Possible solution:http://community.acer.com/t5/Windows-10/Aspire-V5-573G-freezes-instead-of-sleep-irregularly-not/m-p/...

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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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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 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 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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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 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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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, 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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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 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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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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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, 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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. 
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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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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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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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Looking at a Satellite A350 which was recently upgraded to Windows 10. Since doing so the trackpad, webcam, microphone no longer work.
Has anyone managed to get theirs working successfully with Windows 10? Any suggestions on which drivers to use?

thanks.

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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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