Question about Acer Aspire 5630 Notebook
Hiya ive now got the acer orbicam application to come up, but i think its the actual camera that doesnt work and the laptop doesnt even detect/reconise that there is a webcam which i dont uderstand because its built in ...please help thnks
My acer aspire webcam has stoped working pc doesnt recognise it
Posted on Oct 21, 2008
It's easier as you think, just download all drivers from acer, install them, restart, if cam is not installed in the control panel, extract all the *.zip files from acer into one folder (e.g. "CAM").
Go back to control panel, klick on the non installed webcam > driver > driver from directory "CAM" and the cam will finally be installed ;)
(Tried on Windows 7, now finaly it WORKS!!!)
Posted on Dec 17, 2010
Push the camera towards ur right while runnig it in on msn or on the software...before starting it...keep holding it towards right and it will work...lol sounds illogical but thas how it works on mine
Posted on Feb 20, 2009
I had same problem, tried driver downloads, etc. Actually all I had to do in the end is wiggle the cam - sounds illiogical but if I wiggled it side to side a few times, it would start again
Posted on Apr 26, 2008
I know this makes no sense but I found the solution on another web site and unbelievably it worked. I tried off and on for 2 years to fix this following ideas from a lot of web sites. I did the delete of the pictures folder, reloaded the driver, etc. All that stuff. The last symptom of the problem was a message saying the camera was in use by another application when I tried to start it. BUT- the solution was to spin the camera around so it pointed away from the keyboard. Then it launched and I was able to get an image on it. You can then spin the camera back toward the person sitting at the keyboard. If the image appears upside down, go into advanced settings and play with the image orientation.
Posted on Mar 12, 2011
SOLUATION FOR ...(WEBCAM BUILTIN)...- ACER ASPIRE 5630 -WINDOWS XP 32 BIT
if you delete your oreginal windows version and install/setup another windows-like xp or vista,if you dont have recovery cd or ricovery partition for your oreginal version.dont worry for WEBCAM.NOW STEP BY STEP LETS SEE-HOW YOU CAN GET BACK YOUR WEBCAM(BUILTIN WITH LAPTOP-(AA 5630).
1. at first findout which version of windows you currently use.((((((click once RIGHT BOTTON OF MOUSE ON ...MY COMPUTER...click....PROPRITIES. then see your windows version. exp:- windows xp,home premium/professional/basic, service pack- 3,version-2002, etc)))))
2.select website for download webcam software- select your local website,(((((((exp:- if your windows english and usa then- www.acer.com and select country usa, if your windows language italian,then select www.acer.it ))))
3.click....... DRIVER& SOFTWARE
4.click ......select machine - (((exp:- desktop/notebook/netbook.etc)))
5. click.....MODEL NAME- :-exp:- aspire/travle mate/
6. click...MODEL NUMBER- exp:- 5630
7.now select your OPERATING SYSTEM- (((exp:- windows xp professional 32 bit)))
8.click - SELECT LANGUAGE- nb:- you must select same language as your windows language- exp:- italiano/english/etc
9.select software version- ALL
10. NOW YOU SEE ALL DRIVER .
***** FOR ACER ASPIRE 5630 WINDOWS XP 32 BIT- WEBCAM-((((Camera_Logitech_10.4.0.1319_XPx86.zip))))
11. DOWNLOAD THIS WEBCAM SOFTWARE.
12.now install your webcam software...nb:-before install software you must close all application,
13. when install finish then computer will ask you for restart. and you must select restart.
14,after restart laptop again autometic open 1 window for webcam. this is must importent.you will proceed accept all.
15.--------------your webcam 100% work now...............................
thanks everybody, 1 month i gain this experience,because i also face same problem with my acer aspice 5630 laptop. now my laptop is fine.
FOR ANY SUGGESSION MUST WRITE ME,I WILL TRY TO GIVE YOUR BEST SOLUATION.
Posted on Jan 19, 2012
I downgraded an Acer Aspire 5630 laptop from Vista to XP. The webcam is built in with a "1.3 MEGA" to the left of the camera and a green LED turns on when camera is working correctly. I installed the Logitech driver from the acer website. Initially it worked but on reboot it would not work anymore. In device manager this webcam showed up as USB\VID_046D&PID_09B0\5&20D0F3FF&0&4 as an "Acer USB Camera (OrbiCam).
I turned off the laptop. I then took the four screws off the plastic casing around the LCD screen. Once this was off I was able to take the plastic strip that is located above the keyboard (where the power button is). Next, I traced the connector from the webcam to connector, it is a 5 pin white connector. I marked it with a pencil to make sure I would remember which side is on top. I then VERY CAREFUL disconnected the webcam connector. I left it unconnected and turned on the laptop using the power button next to where the connection is at. After Windows XP came up fully and on the internet, I very carefully plugged in the connector. Windows found it as an unknown USB device and I had Windows automatically find the right drivers for it. I then launched the "Acer OrbiCam" application and it worked perfectly. I rebooted to see if the fix would work still and it did. I then turned the laptop off, disconnected power and battery, and put everything back together. The webcam is still working.
Summary: physically disconnect the webcam with laptop powered off then connect it with power on.
Posted on Mar 27, 2011
Lol @ wiggle it and jiggle it...i confirm with solution 6 you are ALL DUMB *****
Posted on Apr 28, 2010
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Posted on Aug 22, 2008
Try wiggling and reinstalling the soft ware for the camera
Posted on May 13, 2008
See if the latest drivers are installed for the device, by going to Acer's website, and seeing if they have updated them recently, or if there is a new firmware for the webcam.
Posted on Feb 05, 2008
Well i also had the same problem... apparantly its the way their installed in your pc or laptop.
In order to fix it youll have to either reinstall the programe that is designed for it or just get another 25 dollar web cam the second chpice worked for me.
Posted on Sep 19, 2008
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