I haven't touched a single setting in my computer but I went to connect to a web conversation and my computer simply says "Camera not found". Its not even there in the hardware. What may have happened and how do I fix it?
When I click on the icon to start the Acer Crystal Eye webcam I get a message the program isn't working and Microsoft will notify me when there is a solution. I have an Acer Aspire 5520. I got the laptop for Christmas and the webcam worked. I didn't use it for about 3 weeks. When I tried to use it about a week ago the problem started.
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Possibly webcam driver is not installed, go to: http://support.acer-euro.com/drivers/notebook/as_4720.html, choose your operating system Windows XP or Vista and download webcam driver then install it and reboot you laptop.
If it isnt listed under hardware then something may have happened to cause the computer to delete the file "virus protection or firewall" and it may be that your computer just isnt reconizing the software anymore. if you have an installation disk try to use it and reinstall the stuff and go from there.
Try to locate the camera driver and do a update also might be a fix download for the Crystal Eye Cam through Acer Or another download site. Another idea would be to get a driver Program which checks all your drivers on the main items like keyboard, web cam , mouse, monitor, graphics the one i use is DriverDetective works great!