Add Your Answer Tips for a great answer: Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. No, create an account now. Please open the Device Manager window and check for the Camera Driver. Cleveland, Ohio Local time:

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I tried most of the above without any luck.

If there is a yellow symbol next to your webcam, then the driver is not working. I restarted the computer, turn the webcam on and off, checked to see if there is new drivers. Your answer needs to include more details to help people. You can also try installing the latest version Camera Driver.

Just made an account to thank you, ianh MSI Europe informed me about the need for this procedure http: I smi get the webcam to work. Hey welcome to Techspot Your laptop origionally shipped with windows vista so maybe the wrong drivers are installed Try the link below for cakera drivers for your laptop and you should see an option chipset etc on there and hopefully this may help update the drivers etc on your laptop.

First try the easy thing – go to control panel, then add hardware. I had nearly given up on this matter with my Gigabyte P15; as you guys said, nothing worked for me either, device manager, none, no driver, no problem device, I was at the verge of rebooting my PC after all the failed attempts.


Any ideas on where I could find the correct driver, or maybe an idea on a what could be a different issue with the webcam? Posted on Nov 16, Mark why won’t my laptop work?

Having grandkids is God’s way of giving you a 2nd chance because you were too busy working your butt off the 1st time around Do not send me PMs with problems that should be posted in the forums. I’ve tried to find the correct driver but everything I come across says it was bundled with the OS. Keep it in the forums, so everyone benefits Become a BleepingComputer fan: Already have an account?

Laptop built-in webcam showing as “USB 2.0 camera” and not working anymore

It’s not even detected by the computer. Or do you see any devices with yellow icons anywhere? They have Vista compatable drivers which are put together in a kludgy fashion. Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? I made an account on this website just to say how stupid I was to spend hours trying to make my camera work. It will solve the problem. Remove recharge plug 3. I would recommend buying a new webcam.


If it does not, cameea try going to the laptop manufacturer website and see if they have the driver. Posted on Mar 05, MSI Europe informed me about the need for this procedure.

The only thin I can say is get another camera and wait for the Vista driver to come out. Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers. Can’t believe how long I spent on this! I guess that’s a good thing, if its as though your laptop has NO webcam, then I suppose that would prevent people from hacking and viewing through your webcam if its not even recognized by the laptop as being installed whatsoever.

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Would it work if I went to get a webcam? TechSpot Account Sign up mzi freeit takes 30 seconds. Posted on Dec 12,