9300 aspire acer laptop webcam does not want to connect since the windows operating system was changed from Vista to XP ,keeps giving the message "Acer orbicam.exe has encounted a problem and needs to close"
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The Acer OrbiCam is a built-in 1.3 megapixel webcam mounted at the top of certain Acer laptops. The webcam can record video clips and integrate with instant messaging software. If you are trying to use your Acer OrbiCam but it won't connect, the driver--a small software file that tells the webcam what to do--may be outdated. Acer provides webcam driver update pages for the Aspire 9300 and Aspire 5570 versions.
1.Go to the Acer 5570 or Acer 9300 Driver Download page (see Resources). 2.Click "MS Windows XP" or "MS Windows Vista" on the drop-down menu, depending on your operating system. 3.Select "Acer OrbiCam Bison Driver" from the menu. 4.Click "Save File > OK" and wait for it to download. 5.Double-click on the downloaded setup files to install the driver. 6.Go back to the Acer Downloads page, and select "Acer OrbiCam Driver Bison Utility 18.104.22.168" from the drop-down menu. 7.Click on "Save File > OK" and wait for it to download. Double-click on the downloaded setup files to install the driver. 8.Restart the computer.
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If there is power beside you,why not connect you laptop to the family power,it will be good to your acer aspire 9300 battery life .Pay attention to your acer aspire 9300 laptop have been 2 years old,i think it most properly some problem to your acer aspire 9300 battery.
acer using two kinds of webcam. bison and suyin. go to acer support page and choose your acer laptop model and you will see webcam drivers and download both. and try both. and then you will need acer cyrstial eye webcam software that find in the same website.
hi there, i had the same problem back a few month ago. the solution for me was, i twisted the built-in camera 180 degree a few times, after that, i heard sound indicating my system found a new hardware and it started to install them, which in my case, the webcam ^_^ maybe the connection is the problem, mine is acer aspire 5580 laptop.. hope this help