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Chicony usb 2.0 camera tool bar

I lost the tray bar for my built in camera. i unistaled the driver then reinstaled it hoping to have it magicaly appear but it did not. im pretty computer illierate so your help would be appreaciated.

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  • wpapallo Sep 11, 2008

    my computer is a toshiba satelite A215. I have windows vista home premium. after reinstaling the driver the cam works but only when i send a cam invite on yahoo. i know i have used the tools youre refering to before but the tool bar it use to be associated with is no longer present. if im not mistaken i could just put my cursor in the right hand side of the screen and it would slide out. it no longer does that and im having a hard time figuring out where it is. the cam works i just cant manually open it to view and take pictures with. hope the info helps.

  • wpapallo Sep 12, 2008

    no go. there isnt a camera assistant icon in that bar. its like the camera is a ghost on my computer. it works in IM's but thats it.

  • dbellscamp Nov 23, 2008

    I have the same problem when I hover my cursor to the left where my chicony usb 2.0 camera tool bar was, it is no longer there. I have tried all the other locations on my monitor and the tool bar is no where to be found. I have the Toshiba Satellite L-305. HELP

  • opendoor83 Dec 29, 2008

    I have the same problem but I don't have Camera Assisstant Softward on the list. What other name does this go by, please? My laptop is a Toshiba Satellite P205D-S8802

  • christellega Jan 05, 2009

    Bonjour j'ai un ordinateur portable Thoshiba A200 et ma camera assistant software USB Chicony 2.00 ne fonctionne pas , quand je veux l'utiliser ca m'affiche un message " Cannot open file corona start_bg.bmp. , mon pc sort de reparation si j'appel Toshiba je pense qu'il vont connaître mon fond de penser !!!!

  • Anonymous Apr 29, 2009

    I have the same problem with my cam.It works fine with yahoo IM but can't turn it on manually.However my unit is not a toshiba.It is a gateway uc730 series.Hope somebody can help me

  • rmedrano77 May 11, 2010

    There are preferences or tools for your built in camera. somewhere there will be a check box to put the program in the tool bar. What model computer are you using?



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Hover your mouse on the lower right corner of the screen just beside the clock. In those icons, look for the icon, Camera Assistant Software. Right click on in and it should give you a smalloption box. Put a check on the option, display as a side bar or show toolbar. That should fix it.
Hope this helps.

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Thanks! That Helped. I was able to find out what the program was called by hovering over the rt lower corner by the clock, rt clicked and went to the Customize Notification Icons and found Camera Assistant Software. Then searched for it and clicked on it and it came back!!!!!!
Wasn't Ever Sure What the Software was Called

Posted on Nov 23, 2008

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    Shazia Siddique Sep 06, 2010

    i got the same problem but its not working in my case. i lost the camera tool bar but i can find it by pressing alt and f7. can any body tell how to recover web cam tool bar??



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