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Webcam not working on Laptop

By derbyjozef
Feb 18, 2010
  1. I have not used it in quite a while. Now when I try and use it, the webcam does not show up in Device Manager. If I bring up Windows Live Messenger > Tools > Audio Video setup, it states that no webcam is installed.

    I have tried reinstalling the latest webcam driver, resetting bios to the default values, using System Restore to restore the original driver, and I have reinstalled the latest bios. None of these actions had any affect.

    Is there anything that would cause it to be disabled? Why doesn't my laptop find the webcam/webcam driver?
     
  2. Tmagic650

    Tmagic650 TS Ambassador Posts: 17,246   +235

    What is the laptops model?
     
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