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I have a built in camera that says its not plugged in. whats wrong with it?

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If this is a camera built into a laptop (and it's got windows on it), then right-click on My Computer, then click on Manage.

Click on Device Manager - a list of hardware on your computer should be displayed on the right hand side of the window.

Find your camera, then right click, then uninstall. Click OK/Yes etc if it asks you if you're sure.

After this, reboot the PC. Upon startup, Windows should re-find the camera and install it.

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