Advertisement

There's no such thing as a stupid question, but they're the easiest to answer.
Login
Search

Advertisement

Digital Photography & Imaging Digital Photography & Imaging
Search Search
Search for:
Tech Support Guy > > >

Can't get built in webcam to work


(!)

chazzy3000's Avatar
chazzy3000 chazzy3000 is offline
Junior Member with 2 posts.
THREAD STARTER
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
22-Jan-2008, 04:40 PM #1
Smile Can't get built in webcam to work
I have just bought a new laptop and I can not get the built in webcam working and i have read the booklets that were enclosed can you give me some help on how to get it up and running

thanks for the help


Chazzy 3000
PopPicker's Avatar
PopPicker PopPicker is offline PopPicker has a Profile Picture
Senior Member with 637 posts.
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Downunder
Experience: She said I was good
22-Jan-2008, 05:46 PM #2
Does the webcam show up in My Computer ?
chazzy3000's Avatar
chazzy3000 chazzy3000 is offline
Junior Member with 2 posts.
THREAD STARTER
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
22-Jan-2008, 06:23 PM #3
I don't really no well if it does Tell me cause i can't get mine 2 work either

from
chazzy3000
PopPicker's Avatar
PopPicker PopPicker is offline PopPicker has a Profile Picture
Senior Member with 637 posts.
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Downunder
Experience: She said I was good
24-Jan-2008, 05:36 PM #4
LOL.... what I was asking ...lol... does it show up in YOUR 'My Computer'

I guess it doesn't, try right clicking on My Computer (yours) and select manage / device manager and look for something with a yellow ! <----- exclamation mark
p0ng0's Avatar
p0ng0 p0ng0 is offline
Member with 199 posts.
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
25-Jan-2008, 07:45 PM #5
What make and model is the laptop? It is possible you may just need the drivers.
noodlecake's Avatar
noodlecake noodlecake is offline
Computer Specs
Junior Member with 2 posts.
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Experience: Intermediate
21-Apr-2008, 03:16 PM #6
Red face I'm having similar trouble
I got an advent laptop a few months ago and I can't get the webcam to work either. I've tried checking the device manager and the only thing I could see was "USB 2 Webcam". It said it was working properly so I tried disabling and re-enabling it and then it said it had some kinde of problem so I uninstalled the driver. It's not a USB webcam so I don't really get that. Hmm... I don't really know what to look for driver wise as I have chucked out the box for the laptop and have no idea what model it is to do the research. Doesn't say the model anywhere on the PC either so... Dunno. Any help would be appreciated
PopPicker's Avatar
PopPicker PopPicker is offline PopPicker has a Profile Picture
Senior Member with 637 posts.
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Downunder
Experience: She said I was good
21-Apr-2008, 08:09 PM #7
It will be a USB webcam, it's just that you can't see the cable connecting it.

This is probably something that needs to be asked in another forum.

PP
Soundy's Avatar
Computer Specs
Member with 1,827 posts.
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: The Pitt, BC
Experience: Omnigeek
21-Apr-2008, 09:51 PM #8
Did you get this laptop new with Windows pre-installed, or was it used? If it came from the store this way, you might want to take it back and have them fix it - out-of-the-box, the webcam should be working.
As Seen On

BBC, Reader's Digest, PC Magazine, Today Show, Money Magazine
WELCOME TO TECH SUPPORT GUY!

Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Join our site today to ask your question. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.


(clock)
THIS THREAD HAS EXPIRED.
Are you having the same problem? We have volunteers ready to answer your question, but first you'll have to join for free. Need help getting started? Check out our Welcome Guide.

Search Tech Support Guy

Find the solution to your
computer problem!




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools


WELCOME
You Are Using: Server ID
Trusted Website Back to the Top ↑