I have a HP 2.0 Mega-Pixal Webcam and Get Black Screen
When I go to test my cam anywhere all I get is a black screen. I installed all the necessary drivers, but still get a black screen no matter what I do and the cam is enabled.
I'm having the same exact problem with my HP 2.0 Webcam. Mine is a dv 6000 but nobody, not even HP, can help. They sent me driver after driver online but none of those seemed to help either.
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Could be a simply focus adjustment within the cam software that needs to be done. Or the cam is bad itself try adjusting the focus wheel as well. It may be out of focus. Usually the adjustment is on the lens turn it in or out. Try testing the cam on another computer close by see if it is working well on another computer. If not replace the cam. Try re installing the cam software and driver files. John
you need to uninstall the web cam driver the reboot the unit then after rebooting you need install the driver installer of web cam or try to update the installer driver..thanks and good luck..have a nice day...^_^
Check screen brightness. On keyboard is normally activated by combined FN + Fx keys (F9 or F10). Check your keytops and/or your user manual. Using this feature you should be able to restore a standard contrast on your screen. If it isn't working the only alternative is external monitor.
If you see a black screen when broadcasting your webcam: There may not be enough light in the room. If so, illuminate the room appropriately. Your camera may not be functioning properly. Try your camera with the manufacturer's software. The correct camera may not be selected by Yahoo! Messenger. To change your camera source: 1. Click the "Messenger" menu in Yahoo! Messenger and select "Start My Webcam." 2. Click the "Messenger" menu in Yahoo! Messenger and select "Preferences." 3. Click the "Webcam" category. 4. Click the "Camera Source" button. 5. Click the pull-down menu and select the desired camera. 6. Click the "OK" button. If you see a black screen when viewing a friend's webcam: Check the status message at the bottom of your viewer window. If it says "Stopped," the person broadcasting has stopped broadcasting images. Ask the person to resume broadcasting and try viewing again. If the person is in fact broadcasting and you still see a black screen in your viewer, ask them to check their camera and take the webcam compatibility test.