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Problemes with the web cam of the hp pavillon dv 9000

My web cam not star, and the steps and instruction of the device manager not serviced, T hope find a solucion for thar, thanks. Fernando Zambrano P

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Uninstall the software which you installed for the webcam..
And if possible remove the drivers related to the webcam from the DEVICE MANAGER..

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When installing a Web-Cam make sure your old cam has been uninsulated.

When you set up a new Web-Cam for your computer go under to the computers Start up Key, click the "Computer" button, and you will see a option to pick from. Click "Control Panel" and a list of installed programs, and accessories installed in your computers memory will come up. Find your old Web-Cam under the installed "Device Manager" icon.
Uninstall your old cam, and make sure the New one IS NOT plugged in at this point. After you uninstall the old one, you can then PLUG in the new cam, go back to "Device Manager" and click on "View Hardware and Devices" and your computer should recognize you have new hardware plugged into one of your USB ports, and a balloon should pop up, and Click that ballon, your computer SHOULD read and install the Cam, if not use your "Device Manager" and IF a disk came with your Cam, put it into your computer at this point if you already havent. Your PC should recognize what you are tring to do, and install the Cam. Hope this helps, if not type Web Cam into the search engine in your computers search tab, while under the Device Manager, and it will tell you step by step on how to do lots of things.

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Just bought spz2000 web cam but instructions not clear in quick start fact there are no do i start the thing

click start control panel view devices and printers you should see your webcam from there
if you are have trouble with your webcam
click start control panel administrive tools ,computer management ,device manager scroll down image devices you could see a yellow question mark?
right click to reinstall drivers or update driver
also during a video call at the top of your screen you will see an option to for a video call using yahoo messenger this might vary if you are using another messenger service
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When I try to start my web cam I keep getting this message about web cam driver did not work restart camera or computer. I have restart my computer too many time and still does not work.

It sounds like you need to update your driver for the web cam.
Step 1: Go to device manager
Step2: Find the web cam in the device list
Step3: Open Properties
Step4: Have the device manager search for driver.

Other option:
with the web cam unplugged from computer, in device manager uninstall the web cam, restart computer, then plug web cam into computer and let OS find and install drivers.

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The next thing is to do is to check your Windows Device Manager and see if the hardware is recognized and installed properly.

It might be that the hardware is recognized as a camera, but the right drivers are not installed. The yellow explanation mark will indicate a problem.
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1. Connect your web cam
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2. Open Device Manager
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  • For XP
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3. Find your web cam in Device Manager
  • Understanding Device Names
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    => It's those cryptic Device Identification strings that really identify a device
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1. Download Acer 5210 Chicony Webcam drivers.

2. Run the setup file.

3. Follow installer prompts then RESTART PC.

4. Ignore the 'installing drivers' popup.

5. Open up the Control Panel.

6. Open up the Device Manager.

7. Select webcam from 'Imaging Devices'.

8. Right click on webcam and select 'Update'.

9. Select 'Browse computer for driver'.

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11. Uncheck 'Show compatible hardware' checkbox.

12. Scroll down to Chicony manufacturer.

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14. Install even if a question pops up.


Thanks to DylanBennett for uncovering this odd fix for the HP webcam

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