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17-Sep-2010, 07:20 PM #1
Unhappy Help! Computer not recognizing built in webcam
Hello any and everyone?! I have a dell inspiron 1545 and i have use my built in webcam plenty of times and i went to use it today and now it doesnt work. It says that I need to reconnect it. And well I cant figure out what ive done or how to fix it. Can someone please help me!?
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17-Sep-2010, 11:51 PM #2
What version of Windows are you using? Is it showing in Device Manager?
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18-Sep-2010, 12:01 AM #3
hey
hey I am running windows 7 and it does not show on device manager
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18-Sep-2010, 11:12 PM #4
Did the laptop come with a drivers disc?

If not, you can redownload the webcam drivers from Dell's website.
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18-Sep-2010, 11:29 PM #5
Try System Restore
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23-Sep-2010, 12:34 PM #6
Any luck with this?
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26-Sep-2010, 02:25 PM #7
Due to lack of reponse, I'm closing this thread. If you need it re-opened please PM me or one of the other Mods.

Anyone else with a similar problem please start a "New Thread". Thank you.
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