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WEB CAM WON'T WORK

Web cam not being recognized

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Open Device Manager from Control Panel and check there are no yellow exclamation marks on any drivers. If there are then you need a new driver.


You need to goto the manufacturers website, find their support section and there should be a list of drivers for your specific machine. Installing these should resolve your problem. I have a list of links to most manufacturers drivers on my website.



If the above does not fix the problem then you may have a faulty webcam, faulty webcam cable or even a faulty port on your mobo.

Hope this helps,
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Posted on Jul 05, 2010

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