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Installing camera assist software(webcam) on TOSHIBA

I had a problem with my webcam saying "locked by another application". I read alot of ppl have had that problem so i followed their step by step advice. It didn't work... So i took advice to uninstall it and re install it in D drive. Now my problem is, and it sounds really dumb, i dont know how to re-install it. It was already installed when I bought my laptop and Im almost certain I didnt receive and software or disks or anything for it. What shall I do??? :S :S :S

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Follow these steps to re-install the driver for the webcam. You will need to be logged in as an Administrator or have an Administrator password ready. 1. Click the Windows Start button.
2. Click Control Panel, System and Maintenance and then Device Manager.
3. Right-click on Chicony USB 2.0 Camera and select Update Driver Software. A yellow exclamation point indicates that the camera is recognized by Windows but is not working properly, probably because of problem with the device driver
4. Select Browse my computer for the driver software.
5. Select Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer.
6. Select USB Video Device from the list, and click Next.
7. If the message “Windows encountered a problem installing the driver software for your device” appears, click Close.
8. Restart Windows.
The webcam should now work properly.

You may have to copy and paste the link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

Posted on Oct 31, 2008

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