Crystal Eye is a webcam application included with some Acer
Laptops that have the Crystal Eye WebCam application
installed also have a camera built in to the monitor.
Crystal Eye can adjust the camera's brightness, contrast and
color intensity, and capture photos.
If you removed the Crystal Eye WebCam application from your
Acer laptop on accident, you can download the software from the Acer website
and reinstall the application to your PC.
Click "Start." Click "Control Panel." Input
"device" into the search box. Click "Device Manager."
Expand "Imaging Devices."
Double-click the Web camera to find the name of the
Go to Acer Support.
Select "Notebook" from the "Select Your
Select the notebook's product line, then select its product
Click the "Applications" tab.
Select an operating system from the "Operating
Systems" drop-down menu on the far right.
Scroll to "Camera." Download "WebCam
Use the manufacturer information found in Device Manager to
determine which vendor to download from.
Save the file to the desktop.
Double-click the file to run the setup for the Crystal Eye
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
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
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note: it will find all of your outdated drivers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
will automatically search for and find the correct driver
will have to update every driver individually once you update you might be
asked whether you
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
webcams and programs require additional software, although that should be
installed with the webcam if things are right.
is does not harm to check if your Java, Flash
software are installed and up to date.
certainly check your DirectX software, since all video applications, including
webcams, use DirectX for video processing.
downloading the latest DirectX version and install it (Windows XP: DirectX 9.0c
- Windows Vista: DirectX 10