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Orbicam How do you use the orbicam?

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Re: orbicam

Go to this link and look up your model for the manual also use the Help menu for Orbicam

If not working then:

** Note ** When the My Pictures or Pictures folder gets full, camera will not work - Cut and Paste all pictures in that
folder to another folder and restart Orbicam program.

If that does not work then do this:

Start - Programs - look for Acer Empowering Technology then Acer E-Recovery - The look at the bottom and you will
"Backup", "Burn disk" and Restore" choose Restore - choose Apps and Drivers at the bottom of Restore tab (it will say
extracting) - once extracted - click Install - click Vista or (XP) on the left - click Drivers - click Camera or CCD - on the
right side of the screen, click a phrase that has something like "Install now", follow on screen instructions.

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Re: orbicam - Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook PC Laptops

No se porque no funciona el programa?

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Double Clicking on Acer OrbiCam OrbiCam window

ur cam may also used by hackers but possibility of this is very less. open task manager check process if there it is using by any then end that process. if problem not solved reinstall ur cam driver.

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Acer Orbitcam does not work.

Been there. You need the driver in the Acer Site. Note !! you need the Acer Orbicam WHQL Driver as well as the Acer Orbicam Utility. The Orbicam webcam is a USB device. Pls follow this steps in sequence.
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Instructions for use acer aspire5050-5430 notebook orbicam

These are the text-only instructions:
Launching the Acer OrbiCam
To launch the Acer OrbiCam, double-click on the Acer OrbiCam logo in the
Click Start > All Programs > Acer > Acer OrbiCam. The Acer OrbiCam capture
window appears.
Changing the Acer OrbiCam settings
To change the capture resolution, click the displayed resolution at the bottom
right corner of the capture window, then select the desired resolution.
Note: Setting the camera resolution to 640 x 480 or larger does
not change the capture window size.
Click Options to display the Window, Preview, and Folder tabs. Use the options
to change the capture window size, preview settings, and the folder for
captured photos or videos.
Camera Settings
Basic settings
Click the Camera Settings icon on the bottom right corner of the capture
display, then select Camera Settings from the pop-up menu. You can adjust the
Video, Audio, and Zoom/Face tracking options from this window.
Capture settings
From the Camera Settings window, click the Driver Settings button. The
Properties window appears.
Device Settings allows you to change the camera brightness, contrast, hue,
saturation, sharpness, etc.
Advanced Settings allows you to activate gain control, implement image mirror,
select image enhancements and anti-flicker settings, and turn on/off the camera
Zoom/Face Track Settings allows you to adjust the zoom level and turn the
face-tracking feature on or off.
Capturing photos/videos
To capture a photo or a video clip, rotate the Acer OrbiCam to get the desired
angle, then click the Take a Picture or Record a Video button. The Windows
Picture and Fax Viewer or the Windows Media Player automatically launches to
display/play a preview of the photo/video clip.
Note: By default, all photos and videos are saved in the My
Pictures and My Videos folder.
Using the Acer OrbiCam as webcam
The Acer OrbiCam is automatically selected as the capture device of any Instant
Messenger (IM) application. To use the Acer OrbiCam as a webcam, open the IM
service, then select the video/webcam feature. You can now broadcast from
your location to an IM partner anywhere in the world.

Jun 10, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook

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Aspire 3684 orbicam not working

Please check in device manager, is it there ?
it's supposed to be under imaging device.

If it isnot there, it's mean it's hardware, it can be orbicam cable or orbicam itself is bad.
In this case, try to reseat the orbicam cable, it's beside power button, you need to open the power cover (power cover is long cover where the power button reside), you just need to remove 2 scews on power cover, it's in lcd hinges. there are 2 cable beside power button, the camera cable is the cable that come from lcd, not from uppercase.

if your orbicam is in the device manager, try to re-install orbicam software. if you don't have orbicam software, you can download it from

I hope this will help you.

Mar 21, 2008 | Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop

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Acer orbicam

download the software from
you need 2 things.
1. orbicam driver (if you can see your orbicam in device manager, you don't need to install driver again).
2. orbicam application, there are 3 kind of orbicam (suyin, bison and logitech), I don't know what is yours. you need to try 1 by 1.

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Acer orbicam

First u remove the orbicam drivers and restart.After windows booting,u insert orbicam driver cd and instal it.After installation completed,once again u restart the laptop.

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Acer orbicam

There are two software entities involved – the camera Drivers and the OrbiCam application itself – and BOTH need replacing/updating to fix this problem.
The new driver and a new version of webcam application (below) seem to fix the issue.
The correct files to download are:
Acer Orbicam driver (Bison)
Acer Orbicam Bison utility

These can be found here under the MS Windows Vista drop down menu:
In order to fix the problem, you must download and install them both to make the Orbicam work correctly.

1. remove the installed OrbiCam application and reboot if required;
2. install the new driver (preferably with the “driver update” wizard from Device Manager)
3. update the Orbicam application

After this, the webcam should function properly, even if the original Orbicam icon disappears.
To check everything is working OK run LiveCa07.exe or BisonM07.exe that are located in the c:\windows\bisonxxx\ folder or simply run Messenger

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