Question about Acer Aspire 5670 Notebook
When I first got my acer laptop (2006) my acer orbicam worked fine. but all of sudden (2007) my acer webcam stopped working. i mean i could open the program, but it would say: "Camera is in use by another application" which i dont think is true b/c i know what application i opened... I try to google search this but i couldnt find related info to this just a bunch of acers orbis not working due to windows vista. i really dont want to reformat the comp if i can. but the whole "camera is in use by another app" freaks me out. do you think someone hacked into my acct and is using/seeing me w/o my knowledge.... ok i dont know if i sound weird.. but i dont know. im not that tech-saavy... can you advise? =(
It may be cases of a spyware which grabs the images and send to the hacker. Try to scan the system using an updated antivirus. Also diabel the unwanted startup items using msconfig.
Posted on Nov 18, 2008
I,d suggest trying the camera on a different Laptop Or Computer.
Also, if you have the Original Drivers Or setup CD.
Uninstall And re-install the Camera, with the setup disk.
I really don,t like or advise the use of Vista. As it has so many bugs and glitches, still to be fixed.
The second option, is to use the system restore, and reset to a point before the problems began.
Regards mike @ compurepair.
Posted on Jul 10, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
May 14, 2011 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop
May 19, 2009 | Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop
May 19, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook
Nov 02, 2008 | Acer Aspire 9300 Notebook
Apr 17, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5630 Notebook
Oct 27, 2007 | Acer Aspire 5600 Series 5630-6951 Laptop
195 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: