Question about Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook

4 Answers

Video capabilities of the Acer Crystal eye webcam.

My Acer Aspire 5720G with Windows Vista Premium OS comes with a built in Crystal Eye Camera. The camera is great for taking snapshots, but I want to take some videos and couldn't figure out how to do it. It seems that this camera does not support video recording, i couldn't find an icon of a video when i activated it. only the icon of a camera, trash, resolution, the setting for video capture properties, but not the video icon. do i need to install a new driver for it or it doesn't simply support it?

Posted by on

  • 14 more comments 
  • RANDYORTONHI Aug 12, 2008


  • gohinder Oct 14, 2008

    i hav the same

  • joflorentino Jan 17, 2009

    i have an acer aspire 4715Z. its built in crystal eye cam works only for snapshots. what software do i need so i could also use it for video recording?

  • julia4111 Jan 19, 2009

    Yeah same here. i really want to make some pretty sweet vidoes but it doesn't give me the option.

    CAN YOU!? that is the question!

  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    i wantd to kno if the had videos on disz thing as well.!

  • zrohit Jan 27, 2009

    my acer travelmate 5720 have crystal eye webcam but their is no option for video in can only capture snap.

  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2009

    it is not letting me make videos 
    there is no button for it i just want to make vidos 

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    I can't find a video icon either

  • tONEE95 Mar 29, 2009

    i wanna make videos on my labtop but cant. i dont know what a driver is or how to get one. i just wana make videos.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2009

    Yeah, there's nothing there, you can't even hold the button down, or right click!! :(

  • Anonymous Apr 25, 2009

    how do i make videos on my acer laptop

  • Anonymous May 01, 2009

    same thing

  • crazy_dadi May 05, 2009

    can take photos but not vidoe..

  • Anonymous May 06, 2009

    i have been told to go to the SUYIN NB cam file folder and it is not there. is there somewhere i can download this or something

  • Anonymous May 07, 2009

    i have the same problem i can only take pics not videos!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous May 15, 2009

    hi i can take photos but i cannot take any videos in my webcam and some times it show you have to restall software and i donot have backup CD or any information



4 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

You can use windows movie maker to record a video its working on my xp but ihavent tried it on vista but you can use acer arcade delxeule it supports windows vista and xp you can find it on the cd which comes with your laptop if all this doesnt works run an acer e recovery

Posted on Aug 31, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Hi dear,
You can capture your video throgh nero.
install Nero on you system anf go to Capture video option. You will able to create video using ur laptop cam

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 876 Answers

You do need a driver, have you checked to see if you have one by trying to install new hardware and see if your PC finds one? The acer site is having problems. I have not been able to download anything there in a week.

Once you have the driver installed you can make movies this way:

Click 'start' > Computer > C:drive > Windows > SUYIN NB Cam > Then Right Click LiveCam, Choose Send to Desktop (as shortcut) After launching, you will have to manually activate your mic,cam,record mic, and time limit preferences each time you record a video. I am going to look for the driver elsewhere.I'll get back to you on that.

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 31 Answers

Acer Aspire 5610-4648 PC Notebook main problem is Web Cam Problem, Windows XP Problem etc.
For these problem you can visit a link by just Click Here .
For any other problem with this Notebook you can
Click Here

Posted on Jul 19, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

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.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

4 Answers

Acer Crystal Eye Webcam

what is the error t is showing?

Jun 23, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook

3 Answers

INF error with crystal eye webcam on vista premium.

you're crazy installing vista on that netbook. acer doesn't have vista drivers for that model.

Apr 26, 2009 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

1 Answer

Acer crystal eye webcam

yeah sure it is made for that purpose for video conf and picture taking just go to start>all programs>Acer Crystal Eye folder u will find the icon there just make a shortcut from there to ur desktop if u dont find it there then just go to "C:\Windows\Acer Crystal Eye Webcam.exe"

otherwise ur webcam utility is not installed just download the utility from

pls rate me fixya if i have fixed ur problem pls let me know if u want more help on this

Feb 27, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook

2 Answers

Crystal eye webcam for acer aspire 6920G says camera not found

hey, I had the same problem, I've got an Acer Aspire 6920 and I swapped out Vista that was on it for Windows XP

I went to the link you posted but it just goes to
so I figured I'd try something

if you go to acer aspire 6920 drivers, you can only pick Vista and Windows 7, and not Windows XP

instead, pick 6530 drivers (older acer) and pick the Bison driver:

Install it (with or without installing the previous Crystal eye, doesn't matter, and it will work properly

Feb 25, 2009 | Acer Aspire 6920 Notebook PC

2 Answers

Acer crystal eye webcam - no video record option

u want to record video u can use cyberr link power producer provided by acer notebooks or any video capturing software and in the cap settings select crystal eye webcam as a source and ther eu go start rec ur video

Feb 20, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5735 Notebook

1 Answer

Need camera to take picture

Acer crystal eye webcam software can be downloaded here:

Jan 11, 2009 | Acer Aspire 5315 Notebook

2 Answers

Acer Crystal Eye Webcam

Please try removing pictures from Pictures folder.

Dec 29, 2008 | Acer Aspire 4720 Notebook

1 Answer

Acer Crystal Eye Webcam

maybe the webcam isn't compatiable with the program you are using

Dec 14, 2008 | Acer Aspire One PC Notebook

3 Answers

Acer Aspire 8920G camera functionality

Vista does not include any way to test the camera. You may have QuickPlay in the Programs list - this will test the camera.
You can use MSN messenger and establish a video link or load Skype.
Try this
Willing WebCam Lite from if you want to test it.

Aug 06, 2008 | Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook Logo

5,718 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Acer Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18424 Answers

Mohammed Ebrahim M
Mohammed Ebrahim M

Level 3 Expert

644 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

Are you an Acer Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides