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When i try to start my webcam it tell me there are no acer video capture device found how do i fix this

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Check for drivers, update the driver , go to manage devices and check for update driver,

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I have an Acer Laptop with a Crystal Eye webcam. I tries searching on the internet how to get the cam to record video, but they all tell me to look for a Suyin NB Cam, etc.... But I don't have one or...


Try downloading the latest WEBcam driver.
Download the drivers from the Acer WEB site. Make sure youselect the model of your laptop and the XP or Vista version of the drivers youthat require and it matches the Windows version that is installed on yourlaptop. Use this link to get to the Acer support: -
http://www.acersupport.com/drivers_download.aspx

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I have no idea how to open the WEBCAM on my 4820TG model Laptop


I found that everything depends on the order in which you enable the various devices.
It seems it has to be in this order

1. Devices - Acer Crystal Eye Webcam
2. Devices - Microphone Realtek
3. Capture - Capture Audio
4. Start Capture

5. See self in recording and recoil in horror and despair. :-)

Nov 14, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Where can I find the integrated web cam on my emachine e725 laptop?


Select models of Acer netbooks also ship with a program "Acer Crystal EyeWebcam". This program will enable the webcam immediately after startup and can be used to test the webcam acnd take pictures.To test the webcam under Windows XP, please follow these steps:Go to Start, All Programs, then Windows Movie Maker.On the left side, click the link for Capture from video device.Select Next throughout the set up, making any file name changes or setting changes if desired.On the Capture Video screen, click on the Start Capture button You will see the video on the right with a time count up When you are done click the Finish button Click the play button on the video clip, or drag the clip to the Storyboard below.
To test the webcam under Windows Vista, please follow these steps:
  1. Go to Start and then All Programs.
  2. Click on the Acer Crystal Eye webcam folder
  3. Click on the Acer Crystal Eye webcam application
  4. The webcam should automatically turn on and display an image.
If the webcam is not being seen after following the above steps, it may be necessary to uninstall and reinstall the driver.
  1. Go to Start, Control Panel
  2. Double Click on System
  3. Click the Hardware tab and press the button for Device Manager
  4. Click the + next to "Imaging devices"
  5. Click to select any component listed under Imaging devices and then right click the component and select Uninstall.
    Repeat this if there are multiple components listed.
  6. Reboot the system to redetect the components and reinstall the drivers.

Mar 02, 2010 | E-Machines M2350 Notebook

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Acer AoA150 freezes and won't do anything. I've reinstalled Windows and the same thing happens. What should I do?


I had a similar problem and here is what i did: 1) Start
2) My Computer
3) View System Information
OR 1) + 2) + 3) = Fn + F2
4) Hardware
5) Device Manager
6) Expand: 'Imaging Devices'
7) Right Click: 'Acer Crystal Eye webcam' Select: 'Update Driver'
8) Select: 'No, not this time'
9) Select: 'Install from specific location'
10) Select: 'Don't search, I will choose the driver to install'
11) Select: 'USB Composite Device'
12) Restart the computer (you should be prompted to restart)

NOTE:
After doing this procedure:
Start > My Computer will show 'USB Video Device' under 'Scanners and Cameras'
Expanding 'Imaging Devices' (step# 6) will show 'USB Video Device'

Acer Crystal Eye Webcam will now appear under 'Universal Serial Bus controllers' (the list in 'Device Manager' step# 5)
If you wish to re-enable the Acer Crystal Eye Webcam then follow the procedure from Step 7)

Further Note:
I got my BIOS updated to Version 0.3309 (Acer did it) in the hope that it would fix this StandBy problem but the BIOS update did not fix it.
I then changed the WebCam settings which fixed it.
But, I don't know if it is necessary to have this BIOS update done as well.
Someone else can probably tell you how to flash/update the BIOS yourself, I found it too scary and did not have the proper 'ingredients' anyway wink.gif

Feb 11, 2010 | Acer Aspire One Netbook 8.9" Notebook

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My webcam works fine with everything, but when I use "Quick Capture" to take a photo, it says that the webcam was not found or is not working properly. I've tried to reinstall it several times as well. How...


Copy this site and paste it in your browser ADDRESS
Bar and hit ENTER;

http://www.free-codecs.com/AMCap_download.htm

to download the Free AMCAP Video Capture Program.
AMCap v9.20
AMCap is a small yet fully functional video capture application compatible with Microsoft
DirectShow. It is based on the sample AMCap from the Microsoft DirectX 9 SDK. AMCap supports
still captures to BMP, JPEG and PNG formats and it remembers your Video Input, Video Standard
and Video size settings from previous session. It has some nice features like multi-monitoring support, zooming, aspect ratio and interlacing features.
program.
AMCap is a small and effective piece of software and definitely worth trying.
Hope this will help. Bud

Feb 08, 2010 | Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000 Web Cam

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HOW DO I USE MY WEBCAM ON MY ACER ASPIRE ONE NETBOOK?


Certain models have are shipped with Acer Crystal Eye Webcam software which enables webcam at boot. I do nto know if it is installed in your netbook.
To test the webcam running Windows XP, follow the steps below:
  1. Go to Start, All Programs, then Windows Movie Maker.
  2. On the left side, click the link for Capture from video device.
  3. Select Next throughout the set up, making any file name changes or setting changes if desired.
  4. On the Capture Video screen, click on the Start Capture button
  5. You will see the video on the right with a time count up
  6. When you are done click the Finish button
  7. Click the play button on the video clip, or drag the clip to the Storyboard below.
If your webcam is not detected or if you are running Windows Vista click the link below.
The wesite has live chat support in case you get stuck
http://netbooks-us.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/86/related/1/kw/webcam/r_id/166

Jan 13, 2010 | Acer Aspire One AOD150-1920 Netbook

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Acer crystal eye webcam


How to Record Webcam Video with Earlier Versions of Windows Movie Maker If you're still using Windows XP, your Windows Movie Maker version might still support capturing video from a webcam. To do this, go to your WMM Movie Tasks and then select "Capture from Video Device". Select webcam from the list of analog devices. You must also select the video input line you want to use for capturing your webcam video. Then enter a name for your captured video file and the location of the drive where you want to save it. Select your video setting preferences for the video you want to capture. To stop capturing, you can either
choose to stop anywhere during the recording session or indicate a specific time limit before the recording stops.
How to Record Video on Your Webcam with Newer Versions of Windows Movie Maker When we say newer versions, we are referring to Windows Movie Maker version 6 which comes pre-loaded with the Windows Vista system. Since Windows Vista is a pretty advanced OS, we expected the latest version of the WMM to support webcam video capture as well. It's very helpful and economical since it comes packaged with Windows Vista, and you don't have to pay the extra cost just to have that tool.
So, the next question now is, how can you record a webcam video using Windows Movie Maker 6. Actually, like we said - you can't. You won't see the "Start Capture" tool in the File Menu of your latest Windows Movie Maker.
Your best bet is to look for alternative and cheaper software that would help you capture whatever you want to record from your webcam. Or, better yet, use the software that comes with your webcam to capture video and then import it into Windows Movie Maker for editing and enhancements. If your webcam didn't come with video capture software, you're in luck because there are free software appllications available for you to download to do such tasks. You can find a good list of webcam video capturing software from this list:
http://www.sharewareconnection.com/titles/webcam-video.htm

Apr 12, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook

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To capture video acer aspire 6920 acer crystal eye webcam builti


you need to download a video capturing device
if your system did not come with one
the built in webcam is exactly that for messaging programs and taking snaps but they can be used for video and this is usually something you need to get on your own
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Instructions for use acer aspire5050-5430 notebook orbicam


These are the text-only instructions:
Launching the Acer OrbiCam
To launch the Acer OrbiCam, double-click on the Acer OrbiCam logo in the
desktop.
OR
Click Start > All Programs > Acer > Acer OrbiCam. The Acer OrbiCam capture
window appears.
Changing the Acer OrbiCam settings
Resolution
To change the capture resolution, click the displayed resolution at the bottom
right corner of the capture window, then select the desired resolution.
Note: Setting the camera resolution to 640 x 480 or larger does
not change the capture window size.
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Options
Click Options to display the Window, Preview, and Folder tabs. Use the options
to change the capture window size, preview settings, and the folder for
captured photos or videos.
Camera Settings
Basic settings
Click the Camera Settings icon on the bottom right corner of the capture
display, then select Camera Settings from the pop-up menu. You can adjust the
Video, Audio, and Zoom/Face tracking options from this window.
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Capture settings
From the Camera Settings window, click the Driver Settings button. The
Properties window appears.
Device Settings allows you to change the camera brightness, contrast, hue,
saturation, sharpness, etc.
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
angle, then click the Take a Picture or Record a Video button. The Windows
Picture and Fax Viewer or the Windows Media Player automatically launches to
display/play a preview of the photo/video clip.
Note: By default, all photos and videos are saved in the My
Pictures and My Videos folder.
Using the Acer OrbiCam as webcam
The Acer OrbiCam is automatically selected as the capture device of any Instant
Messenger (IM) application. To use the Acer OrbiCam as a webcam, open the IM
service, then select the video/webcam feature. You can now broadcast from
your location to an IM partner anywhere in the world.

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Acer Crystal Eye Web Cam


Hey Guys, I finally found the solution. Just go the the link:

(Suyin_app)_Acer Crystal Eye webcam V1.0.10_XP_Vista.zip

and download the application, it works :)

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