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Built-in Webcam cannot be used?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by zirahbleach, Nov 19, 2011.

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  1. zirahbleach

    zirahbleach Thread Starter

    Nov 19, 2011
    Hey guys, so here's the thing... My webcam doesn't really work when I use ooVoo or Skype... for example, I have just downloaded ooVoo and I was told to check my webcam availability and all that, so when I tested my webcam, it didn't work. I viewed the "devices and printers" section, and clicked on my webcam icon and looked at its properties and checked its device status and it said "This device is working properly". I thought the problem was ooVoo but then I used Skype and Facebook webcam and still my webcam didn't work. I'm a total noob, so I hope you guys can help me out here. I'm using Windows 7.

    And sorry for my English, it's not my first language. Thanks in advance.
  2. pip22


    Nov 21, 2004
    Try re-installing the Windows 7 webcam driver from your laptop manufacturer's website.
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