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BangladeshMy acer aspire one laptop has a webcam. when i go to my computer and click on it, it tells me "creation of a video previowe failed. Please check teh device connection and make sure that the device is not being used by another application or user. It is built in to the computer, so it must be connected, and it isn't being used by another application

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    Riaz Nov 26, 2013

    my laptop acer 4752 webcam not canacted try many driver not work.then change camra.sem problem pleasehelp me/

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A few things you might try:

  • Restart the computer and see if it's seen properly.
  • Look in Device Manager, Imaging Devices, double-click the camera to open Properties, click the Driver tab and click "Roll back driver" if the button isn't grayed out.
  • In Device Manager, see if the camera Properties has a Power Management tab. If so, un-check the box to "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power".
  • Remove the device from Device Manager, then reinstall form the Acer CD or from the Acer site. Download the driver before removing it to make sure you're able to reinstall it.
  • Check for malware using Malwarebytes; download from download.com.
  • Open Task Manager (Ctrl/Shift/Esc) and stop any process that might be tying up the camera.
  • Look in Device Manager for any conflicts.. those devices will already be displayed when you first open Device Manager and will have an icon, either red or yellow to alert you to the problem. This other device might be sharing the same interrupt with the camera. Is so, see if one of the devices can be changed to another interrupt, under Properties, Resources. It's doubtful you'll find this option under most devices.

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