Question about Acer Computers & Internet
Most of Acer's laptops and netbooks have an integrated
webcam, with its lens above the screen. A basic webcam program is included with
the Windows operating system on Acer laptops and netbooks, so you don't have to
download third-party tools to use your webcam.
If the webcam isn't working properly, you can use the Windows Device Manager to troubleshoot it.
Acer also makes webcam drivers available for download on its website if yours have been lost or become corrupted.
Step 1. Click "Start," choose "All Programs," click the "Acer Crystal Eye webcam" folder and then click "Acer Crystal Eye webcam." The webcam program opens.
If you see your face on the screen, your webcam is working.
Use the buttons beneath the image to take pictures or videos.
Proceed to Next Step if the webcam is not working.
Step 2. Click "Start" and choose "Control Panel."
Click "Hardware and Sound" in the window that appears.
Click "Device Manager" under the "Devices and Printers" heading.
Step 3. Expand the "Imaging devices" category in the Device Manager's list. Right-click "USB Camera" and choose "Enable" if the option is available in the drop-down menu.
Return to Step 1 and try the software again.
If "Enable" is not available, choose "Properties" and read the "Device Status" field. If the field indicates the device's drivers are not in order, or if you can't find the "USB Camera" entry in the list, proceed to Next Step .
Download and install the camera drivers for your particular Acer laptop or netbook model from the website acer.com Repeat Steps 1 through 3 after installing the drivers.
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 administrative tools computer management device manager scroll down image devices you could see a yellow question mark ?
right click to reinstall drivers or update driver xp.
Click start right click on computer select properties device manager scroll to image devices expand right click to update driver in W7
on the home page you should see a search tab just type in what you are looking for
IE: webcam name webcam driver you might have to try a few times to get it right
software if you dont have the driver you will need to download one here rather doing a driver hunt which can take hours
It might take some time being a freeware driver solution
note: it will find all of your outdated drivers
this is a free driver solutions
This will automatically search for and find the correct driver
you will have to update every driver individually once you update you might be asked whether you
want to restart or make a system restore point click no to both of these then continue updating each driver free then restart once all of the drivers have been updated
Some webcams and programs require additional software, although that should be installed with the webcam if things are right.
But is does not harm to check if your Java, Flash and Quicktime software are installed and up to date.
But certainly check your DirectX software, since all video applications, including webcams, use DirectX for video processing.
Try downloading the latest DirectX version and install it (Windows XP: DirectX 9.0c Windows Vista: DirectX 10).
Posted on Apr 26, 2013
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If you were to log on to the
web site, usually one is able to download if
available, by model number,
All available Driver
This is the best way of ensuring up to
date drivers for your system and they are free of charge!
are no XP drivers to be found with Microsoft as XP is no longer
manufacturers may have a limited number of Drivers still listed.
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