Question about Acer Aspire 5101WLMi Notebook
There are two software entities involved – the camera Drivers and the OrbiCam application itself – and BOTH need replacing/updating to fix this problem.
The new driver and a new version of webcam application (below) seem to fix the issue.
The correct files to download are:
Acer Orbicam driver (Bison)
Acer Orbicam Bison utility 188.8.131.52
These can be found here under the MS Windows Vista drop down menu:
In order to fix the problem, you must download and install them both to make the Orbicam work correctly.
FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW IN THE SAME ORDER:
1. remove the installed OrbiCam application and reboot if required;
2. install the new driver (preferably with the “driver update” wizard from Device Manager)
3. update the Orbicam application 184.108.40.206
After this, the webcam should function properly, even if the original Orbicam icon disappears.
To check everything is working OK run LiveCa07.exe or BisonM07.exe that are located in the c:\windows\bisonxxx\ folder or simply run Messenger
Posted on Feb 21, 2008
SOURCE: acer orbicam
What I would first recommend doing is reinstalling the driver for your camera. The driver is basically what allows your computer and web cam to connect to each other.
The Download: http://www.acer.com.sg/support/drivers.asp?product_type_=Acer+Notebook&product_name_=Acer+Aspire+5670+Series+&category_=Windows+XP+Drivers
After downloading that file , run it and install it...that should take care of your issue!
Posted on Sep 29, 2008
SOURCE: Acer Orbicam not connected
keep turning it then clicking the camera start up button, it will start again, i have to do this everytime, but not much use when using MSN, though. as it will say the camera is in use, stupid camera and software this is but only solution is to buy a cheap web cam
Posted on Sep 24, 2008
SOURCE: acer orbicam
I suspect this is installation of the software problem. Please reinstall patiently and look that no other programmes are running..
Posted on Feb 25, 2008
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