My acer orbi cam is built into my laptop, and it does not work. Whenever i open it up, it says its already in use. I have tried uninstalling it and reinstalling it. I cannot find somewhere to download a driver for it, everone needs the administrators permission as i am only a user on this laptop.
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Re: webcam wont work
Have you tried control panel, cameras and scanners open find your webcam then uninstall it..then add new hardware change administrator go to control panel ,add users delete yourself then add create pw then you should be the only admin...fingeres crossed lol
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Hey you know what !...its not problems with your cam or OS but its problem with MSN. Please use updated or NEW VERSION of MSN and then you will be able to use all features of your webcam while chatting on MSN or Yahoo!
Try moving everything from your My Pictures folder to another folder. I know it seems like an odd solution, but there are some issues with Vista and the orbicam. Can't guarentee that's the solution but it may work.
Orbi cam doesn't work with Vista in several of the Acer models, this is a common problem. I did however find a possible solution. Follow the link below, read it and the directions, then follow the link on the page for the drivers. I realize that it reads that it's for an Acer 9300, however downloading and trying the drivers will not hurt your system, it simply will not work, which is exactly where you are right now. You can always revert back to the old drivers. Let me know how this works out so I can advise others.
Hi, I think ur laptop webcam driver not installed properly.If ur laptop have windows vista operating system then do these steps. Goto Start - Programs - Recovery Manager - Recovery Manager.In that recovery manager,click on next.Its shows the Software reinstallation page.Click on next button two times.Its shows the software lists.Select the webcam software and click on next button.After reinstallation completed , u restart laptop and check it. If ur laptop have windows XP operating system then u uninstall the webcam software through Add/Remove program and restart it.After restarting ,Reinstall the web cam software and check it. If u doesnt have webcam drivers then u go for nearest service centre and install it.