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Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by ziggy10030, Nov 20, 2011.

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  1. ziggy10030

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    HP Pavillion Notebook, Vista.
    Webcam was working fine till last week. On skype, red diagnal line accross camera icon. When I click it, my picture flashed on my friend's computer then goes out.

    Across the screen is. Video settings webcam: cyberlink webcam file Can't start video. Try closing other programsthat might be using your webcam. (No other programs on) Also, cannot find webcam in control panel.
     
  2. madmin

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    Have you tried reinstalling the webcam's software?
     
  3. ziggy10030

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    Thanks Madmin.
    I don't have any software. The webcam is built in and came with all the programs loaded. Everything worked fine for over 3 years and something happened over the past week or so.
     
  4. madmin

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    Is it not found in device manager either?
     
  5. ziggy10030

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    I checked Device Manager. Unless I missed something, there is nothing in the directory that even resembles a term for a webcam.
     
  6. madmin

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    I think it would be under "Image Devices" if it was installed.
    I did a quick search. HP webcam drivers.. I don't know if they're the correct drivers or not, but try installing and see if it does anything.
     
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