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My web cam works sometimes but then sometime it says it busy or not found when it does work there are lines going though it i am also not able to use it on web site

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  • Simon Kelly
    Simon Kelly May 11, 2010

    my first suggestion would be to update the driver. What make and model is it? I will be able to answer your other questions if you tell me this too.

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How to install that web cam model PK 635 M in windows 7.. coz evrytime i open my cam in yahoo messenger it say that no camera was found in the system


http://www.driverstock.com/a4tech-pk-635-driver-download/1-3-4200/index.html

I noticed that there is no Windows 7 specific driver for this older camera. This can be problematic as the older XP drivers sometimes work and sometimes do not work in Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit.

Good luck on this compatibility issue with Yahoo Messenger. Maybe try Skype or Windows Live Messenger for video chat.

Jan 21, 2011 | A4tech PK-635 Webcam

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How to repair keypad problem in China Mobile


First we need to know china phone keypad connected with PCB how way
(A) Direct on PCB
(B) Flex System (flex cable direct soldering pcb to keypad panel)
© Flex and socket system include (flex one side soldering with key panel other side connect to pcb with socket)
(D) only Socket System (here have 2 socket, 1 with key panel others with pcb)
Keypad problem have various type
1. All key not work.
2. some key work and some other not work.
3. sometimes work and sometimes not work.
1. All key not work
china phone all key not work for this type of problem
(A) though its touch screen phone, first try to disconnect touch panel line from phone pcb or display flex (4 line)
(B) though not solve and keypad direct on pcb first you try to good clean full pcb with cleaner.
© though not solve now you try to format/flash your phone because some time key problem come from software problem.
(D) though still not solve now you check must be CPU. 95% china phone keypad directly going in cpu. and other 5% first going to resistor or capacitor near the cpu or keypad than going to cpu. so now first check them than you can try to re-hot, re-soldering or changing cpu.
(E) though its flex or socket system, first check GND connection continuslay pcb to key panel. next check full flex or socket all line going continuously pcb to key panel or not. also sometimes flex or socket shorted with other line or gnd so check also them.
(F) Also you can check all key anyone is short 2 line.
(G) sometimes keypad line broken from cpu pin on pcb to key panel, so check them.
2. Some key work and some other not work
Some key work and some other is not work for this type of problem
(A) maximum time this problem we face for flex or socket system keypad. so check flex cable and socket all line any line is broken or not and though need change them. and check all key connection on key panel.
(B) though its direact on pcb, some of key line broken internaly. and maximum china phone have alternative test point near every key or with other key on keypad. so check them with multimeter and though need connect to not work key with near testpoint or other working key.
© common problem is keypad metal ball (which is short 2 line on key when we press) sometimes its damage for phone water damage or over key voltage, so clean them or change.
(D) also try to check line continuously from cpu to not working key.

3. sometimes work and sometimes not work
this problem come from this defect
(A) flex or socket system keypad any line is bad soldering or do lose contact. check them and
re-soldering or keep there line join with extra ware.
(B) for cpu bad soldering or cpu pin is broken. so re-hot or re-ball cpu.

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Tohsiba sattelite chicony web cam not found tryed to reinstall drivers and still not found running win 7


How new is the chicony web cam? Was it designed for Windows 7 or a previous ver. of windows?
Sometimes older cameras won't work with windows 7. That's why I asked that question.

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I use the logitech e3500 web cam with skype but


If it is sometimes then could be a problem witth the hardware but still you can try reinstalling the drivers.

Sep 08, 2009 | Logitech Webcam

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Cam wont work with YM


since the webcam is connected through the USB, USB sometimes plugs off frequently. what is the resolution of the camera?

try to decrease the resolution. Yahoo uses very low pixel transfer rate.

decrease the resolution and try

Aug 17, 2009 | Logitech QuickCam Pro 4000 Webcam

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In Yahoo Messenger I cant use my webcam


Hi,
first you properly install the Web Cam Software, then you open the Yahoo messenger and again access the web cam. I hope it will work fine. sometimes yahoo messenger not access to Web Cam, that time yahoo messanger not working properly.

thanks

Aug 14, 2009 | HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook

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NO WEB CAM FOUND on Nx-6000


Try using a program called SplitCam. Simple program that acts as an interface between webcam and other applications. Often solves the issues like you are facing.

Jules

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Sony Vaoi built cam doest work on messenger


i have a gateway fx gameing laptop!! i was having probs with the cam going dark on me after a bit while using yahoo messenger..it was also freezing up but that i found out was cause yahoo SUCKS **** LOL...
i downloaded msn messenger, not msn live, and the cam works fine.. so it is yahoo.. i do know that sometimes my cam will sometimes go darker in resolution if i bend the top down a bit.. its doing that because the cam is thinking that im turning it off by shutting the laptop!
does the web cam work with the software it came with? can u turn it on and see urself when NOT using a messenger? if so then it might just not want to work with those 2 messengers which is weird!!!!!
MAKE SURE THAT U DO NOT HAVE THE PROGRAM SOFTWARE on that came with the laptop at the same time as trying to use it with the messengers!! see if that works and ill check back with you!

laptops did not come with the high end state of the art web cams! they were made for ease not for exceptional quality!

Mar 22, 2009 | Sony VAIO VGN-SZ430N/B Notebook

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Cam drivers not compatible with vista and need the upgrade


Here is a link to the Creative WebCams. Select your model and find the Vista Drivers.

http://support.creative.com/Products/Products.aspx?catid=218&catName=Web+Cameras

Note: This server is sometimes very busy!

Nov 19, 2008 | Creative Labs Instant Webcam

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Acer orbi cam


tell me about it, it seems to be an inherrent fault with this model, this sometimes works though.

swivel the camera around to face the rear of the notebook (making sure you turn it the right way) and turn it back again, now try to run the camera again, keep clicking the icon to start the cam and eventually it comes on.

Aug 17, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5112WLMi Notebook

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