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Acer orbicam won't work

My camera window displays "camera is unplugged pls connect your camera to the computer". I believed i have the driver & software properly installed. What proper procedure should i perform to make my camera work? I have an acer aspire 5600 with built in camera.

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  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2008

    same problem...built in camera not working!

  • PatriciaMA Jun 06, 2008

    my acer orbicam disconnects everytime I try to open it. What I really want to do is use my webcam with msn messanger but when I try to open the webcan using MSN it tells me that is being used by another application. Acer Orbican for aspire 5630. But acer orbicam is closed. I don't understand, before msn worked closing orbicam but not any longer.

  • dagzsy Jun 20, 2008

    acer orbi cam....it is sying camera is unplugged...The camera is built in to my acer aspire 5670 series latop......Any help would be great i have tryed everything i can think of.

  • dinah93 Jun 28, 2008

    built in camera, first said it was in use by another application, tryed repairing the drivers, now says its unplugged

  • Anonymous Sep 01, 2008

    Have a 5610Z built in, every time i try to open programme i am shown a message saying "obicam has stopped working will notify you when there is a solution.

  • WillemSL Oct 27, 2008

    My camera were working ok and now suddenly it is telling me I must plug it into a USB slot. I have a Aspire 5670 with a built in camera.

  • Anonymous May 23, 2009

    I HAVE A ACER ORBICAM BULIT IN THE COMPUTER IT WORKS BUT ON MSN ITS JUST IS BLACK AND FUZZY

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** 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 or Guides and Manuals if needing Orbicam instructions - click Vista or (XP) on the left - click Drivers - click Camera or CCD - on the
right side of the screen, then look for Bison driver or (or your model which can be found in device manager - control panel - system - device manager - Imaging devices) you have then click a phrase that has something like "Install now", follow on screen instructions. Then repeat steps above and instead of driver choose Bison (or your model which can be found in device manager - control panel - system - device manager - Imaging devices) Utility

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Try to find the combinations of keys to activate built in camera... i had the same issue on my laptop...and tried to find solutions like 2 weeks. :)... until i saw a picture of a camera on F7 key...:) ... i tried key Fn+F7 and worked :). My camera works on all programs but in Acer Orbicam Software says ''Camera is unplugged'' :) wtf ?

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My acer orbicam is integrated into the screen of my laptop; Aspire 5610. When I try to open the camera it does so for only a bried moment, then closes. (The settings window stays open).

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Hi Friends,
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Go to this thread, and read the very last post. It worked for me.

http://forum.notebookreview.com/archive/index.php/t-63357.html

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USE YOUR RECOVERY DISC THAT CAME WITH YOUR COMPUTER to reinstall all drivers and software needed back on your system this will include the drivers for your built in camera.

Before you install recovery disc make sure u back up any data and drivers you might need to keep such as printer drivers.

AFter reinstalling everything from yur recovery disc your camera should work fine if not your camera is bad .

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Double check that the sam is installed and enabled in Device Manager.
Click Start Menu
Right Click on My Computer and select Properties
CLick the Hardware tab
Click Device Manager
Now expand the box (click the little + on the left) of imaging devices
If you see your webcam, doulble click on it and look under Device Status and see if it says it's disabled or not functioning properly.
If it is disabled, simply enable it and it should would.

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The Acer OrbiCam is a built-in 1.3 megapixel webcam mounted at the top of certain Acer laptops. The webcam can record video clips and integrate with instant messaging software. If you are trying to use your Acer OrbiCam but it won't connect, the driver--a small software file that tells the webcam what to do--may be outdated. Acer provides webcam driver update pages for the Aspire 9300 and Aspire 5570 versions.

1.Go to the Acer 5570 or Acer 9300 Driver Download page (see Resources).
2.Click "MS Windows XP" or "MS Windows Vista" on the drop-down menu, depending on your operating system.
3.Select "Acer OrbiCam Bison Driver" from the menu.
4.Click "Save File > OK" and wait for it to download.
5.Double-click on the downloaded setup files to install the driver.
6.Go back to the Acer Downloads page, and select "Acer OrbiCam Driver Bison Utility 1.0.0.13" from the drop-down menu.
7.Click on "Save File > OK" and wait for it to download. Double-click on the downloaded setup files to install the driver.
8.Restart the computer.

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I uninstalled my acer orbicam and need to reinstall program help


If you uninstalled via device manager:-

Unplug Orbicam

Right Click My Computer >> Properties >> Hardware >> Device Manager

Plug in Orbicam

Click the top one in the list (Your Computer name)

Click Scan for hardware changes (small icon at top of device manager next to help button

Windows redetects any new hardware , hopefully it should find the camera , thenn you are prompted for device drivers :- Select automatically and see if it finds it

If not , download the drivers you mentioned above , then specify where the drivers are in the hardware wizard and it should reinstall everything then orbicam should work again

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Launching the Acer OrbiCam
To launch the Acer OrbiCam, double-click on the Acer OrbiCam logo in the
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Click Start > All Programs > Acer > Acer OrbiCam. The Acer OrbiCam capture
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Resolution
To change the capture resolution, click the displayed resolution at the bottom
right corner of the capture window, then select the desired resolution.
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Click Options to display the Window, Preview, and Folder tabs. Use the options
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Click the Camera Settings icon on the bottom right corner of the capture
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Capture settings
From the Camera Settings window, click the Driver Settings button. The
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Advanced Settings allows you to activate gain control, implement image mirror,
select image enhancements and anti-flicker settings, and turn on/off the camera
indicator.
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
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Has it worked in the past, on this computer?
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Acer orbicam won't work


Double check that the sam is installed and enabled in Device Manager.
Click Start Menu
Right Click on My Computer and select Properties
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Now expand the box (click the little + on the left) of imaging devices
If you see your webcam, doulble click on it and look under Device Status and see if it says it's disabled or not functioning properly.
If it is disabled, simply enable it and it should would.

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These can be found here under the MS Windows Vista drop down menu:
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go to your device maneger in the system properties (by right clicking the My Computer icon and go to properties click the tab Hardware and then go to Device Maneger) check if your cam is working properly and check if its enabled
regarding w/ your USB you can check it there....

lovingly yours
Hellen

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