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Windows 7 built in webcam not working

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by makomenudo, Dec 11, 2012.

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  1. makomenudo

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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.
     
  2. dai

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    is there any yellow alongside it's listing in the device manager
     
  3. Lance1

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    Hello makomenudo and Welcome to TSG.

    Could you please give us the Make and Model of the laptop.
     
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