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Q: camera not working

after i updated my lenovo yoga my camera stoped working and it says it is being used by another app when i have nothing else opened. can someone help me.

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A: camera not working

This issue can be a hard thing to fix and get working properly again. If the issue is software related than chances are a lot better that you might be able to fix it. I just want to stress that this can be a pretty bad malfunction and there?s probably only about a 50% chance of actually fixing this problem





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I updated to the latest drivers for Intel AVStream Camera on my tablet / laptop. After the update, only the front camera works now.

Hope someone can help solve this problem.

Thanks,

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A:Front camera working but main (rear) camera is not

Can anyone help me?
I've tried updating my camera drivers in device manager, uninstalling the camera and booting windows 10 again...to no avail. Still no main camera....only the front camera works.
Does the rear camera need seperate drivers? How do I check this?

Thanks again.

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Hi,
My build in web camera is not working. I have windows 8.1 OS install on my computer. When i launch the camera app, the screen is black, Im able to take a picture but when i click the previous arrow to see my picture, it say " The file cant be open, the file may be damaged".

A:Build in camera not working in Windows 8.1 camera app

Hi, and welcome to TSF, we need more info than that. What is the make and model number of your computer, have you checked in device manager for any error flags, either a yellow ! or red X, have you tried reinstalling the web cam software or driver.

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I am using native camera API in an android app development, the camera preview doesnt display the camera's best resolution, it looks dull, compared to how it looks when using the native camera of the device.
How can I fix this? I am sing the android's native camera api, and not intent, as I need the API usage to performs some functions with the camera.
 

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HI

I have installed IP CAmera - DVR Viewer, in Location Qatar. This camera is installed and connected in the LAN Of the Qatar Location and is configured with DynDNS. The Router is a SPEEDPOINT and the Firewall is turned off. The Hostname is updated successfully in the router. Port 8080 is forwarded.
The Problem is the camera is able to view from any location inside Qatar. But our HO is based in the UAE. We are not able to access the camera from the UAE.
Similarly they are not able to access the cameras in UAE. But in UAE Locally we can access it. These host names are under zone level services in the DynDNS Account.
Please help us in advising in what ways we will be able to access the Camera Worldwide?

Regards
Syed Mohammed Sirajuddin
IT ADMINISTRATOR
 

A:IP Camera not working

Use Ping and Traceroute tools to diagnose the problem:

http://help.expedient.com/general/ping_traceroute.shtml

Try Ping and Traceroute tests locally and from UAE and compare.

Ping the public ip address of the camera and the DNS name.......For example:

Ping 211.23.10.9

Ping www.thecamera.qatar

Traceroute 211.23.10.9

Traceroute www.thecamera.qatar

NOTE: As you are aware there are a number of restricted websites/services in Qatar. You may have to check with your local internet provider to be certain you are allowed to send traffic on that port outside of the country?

Show your internet provider the Ping and Traceroute results. I do not think this forum can help you bypass restrictions.
 

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Hi,
I have Dell inspiron15 which has inbuilt PC camera. It has stopped working. While diagnosing it on Dell portal, it fails to run the tests stating that eiter the device driver is not installed or incorrectly installed. But while checking it from device manager, it stats that you have latest updated driver in your machine. Could you please advise what might be the failure reason.
Regards,
Sanchit

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My camera not working...tried all possibilities...my OS is Windows 10.Screen shot attached.pls help 

























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I have just finished my month-long exam. (That's not the problem; it's described below).

A week before my exams, I had opened Windows (in Safe mode, as Windows is not booting in normal configuration, and I have to re-install it) to transfer the photos. I connected the camera with the computer with the help of a USB cable, and turned the camera on. As usual, the LCD of the camera was off while the lens was out, the LED was green in colour. After I copied the photos, since I didn't find the "Safely remove hardware" option, I shutted down the computer, and still, the LCD was off. I took out the camera from the cable, still the camera is in that state, the LED is still on. I tried several things, but the same thing is happening. The lens is out, the LED off.

How can I get my camera working again?

It's a Nikon Coolpix 5600 (5.1 megapixels, 3x optical zoom).
 

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Hi - I have a Logitech QuickCam Communicate STX - have had it a while and its always worked. Now whilst I can see myself if I open the cam for myself, but if I chat to someone on Windows Live Messenger - there is a red cross, and the picture doesnt appear. Im using Windows XP Home Edition.

Strangely enough my other laptop which has Vista and a built in Cam (and has worked) - also doesnt work on Windows Live Messenger.

Have you any clues?

Judy
 

A:Web Camera not working

have you tried this
Click the Actions menu, point to Video, and then click Show your webcam.
Click a contact, and then click OK.Click to expand...
 

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I have a Sony notebook laptop with a 'motion eye' camera. The software is installed but I can't find it. i don't know where to go. I read many people had the same problem but I don't know how to open that program if I want to take pictures. I can use the webcam for messenger. but not the program alone.
Can you help ?
regards.
 

A:Camera is not working

Control Panel | Scanners and Cameras
Under Printers and Other Hardware if in Category view
The camera should be shown in there, and you can use the Windows wizard to take pictures.

If they the laptop came with a separate application for the camera, you'll just need to browse through the Start | All Programs list. Could be in the main list, could be under Accessories
Jerry
 

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My webcam stopped working! When I first got the laptop the webcam was working perfectly. My laptop is the Dell Inspiron N5010. Please help!

A:Web Camera Not Working!!!!

Hi Matthewliu1,If the webcam is not being recognized in the Webcam central software then please follow the steps mentioned below for refreshing the drivers for webcam.
Open ‘Device Manager’ by clicking the Start button. In the search box, type ‘Device Manager’, and then, in the list of results, click ‘Device Manager’.
When the device manager pops up, in the list please check for ‘Imaging devices’.
Under ‘Imaging devices’ check if you are finding webcam.
Right click on the webcam available and click on ‘Uninstall’.
Check the box which says delete the software and click ‘OK’.
Restart the system and check for issue resolution.

Also, I would suggest that you download the ‘Dell Webcam Central’ and install it.
Please follow the steps below to run the diagnostics for the Webcam on the system.
1.       Open the link http://dell.to/11MXNII 
2.       Select ‘Hardware’ under ‘Choose a Diagnostic Type’.
3.       Select ‘Camera’ under ‘Diagnostic Selector’.
4.       Click on ‘Run Diagnostics’ button.5.       Let me know the results.

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intel(R) realsense(TM) 3D Camera (Front F200) RGB not working

Error - Device USB\VID_8086&PID_0A66&MI_00\6&2dcf98f&0&0000 requires further installation.

System os : Windows 10
Dell inspiron laptop

Camera works on skype and web-ex

any help highly appreciated

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Already uninstalled from Device manager and restarted it but in vain

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I tried setting camera for gtalk but it not working.Also dont know to check camera Plz help 

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Dear jitendrawani,
 
Welcome in lenovo community,
 
Could you please tell, what is your machine operating system?
 
Also please try to test your webcam from here.
 
Waiting for your feedback.
 
Regards,
Joseph

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its ok i have got it working now

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intel(R) realsense(TM) 3D Camera (Front F200) RGB not working

Error - Device USB\VID_8086&PID_0A66&MI_00\6&2dcf98f&0&0000 requires further installation.

System os : Windows 10
Dell inspiron laptop

Camera works on skype and web-ex

any help highly appreciated

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Already uninstalled from Device manager and restarted it but in vain

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After installing OS Windows 8.1 on a new PC not working web camera (built-in).what is necessary to do? laptop it just does not see in the services Manager there is none.where to find driver and how to fix the situation.Thank you.

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I have had this computer(Hp Envy 15t ae000) about a month and a half now but before it reached  a month I notice that my web camera is not working. Its giving me an error message "To get started, connect a camrea" the OS that is on the system is 8.1. I need to get it sorted out, I am disappointed that I am experiencing such problem this early.kindly provide me with help and a solution to this issue.

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Dear Sir,
This is to bring to your kind notice that I had purchased all in one hp desktop from your The Hewlett-Packard Company . For a consideration of Indian Rs 65000/- .paid in cash vide your cash memo.
The said goods are suffering form the following defects:-
(i)  Web camara not working .
(ii)  System not working properly , etc.
(iii) I have reported the above matter to you Company Case Manager  several times . but despite all my pleadings you have not made good the defect in the goods (or deficiency in services) which is indeed regrettable and highly unbusiness like. On account of your aforesaid dereliction of duty and failure and neglect to rectify the same I have suffered losses/ incurred expenses. which you are liable to compensate to me.
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camera on laptop giving error code 0xA00f4271

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home Single Language, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5200U CPU @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 61 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4010 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon R5 M230, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 153599 MB, Free - 64656 MB; D: Total - 125599 MB, Free - 59444 MB; G: Total - 657168 MB, Free - 494690 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO, Lenovo G50-80
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

When I am opening my camera, it is showing an error code
0xA00F4244(0xC00D36D5)

I tried using device manager but imaging device is not listed there.
 

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Hi
I have E530c and camera doesnt not work in any application not even in"Camera" app itself . The error code it shows is 0xA00F4271(0X80070018).  I made sure that the camera is turned on. In device manager the only device under imaging devices is UVC device. I would be glad for any help. Thanks
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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Hi I am a total novice regarding pc stuff.....the thing is since upgrading to windows 10 then 8.1 my camera/webcam as never worked... I have tried a couple of things..but no joy... the main problem I think is that there is no image device thing in device managers....

My laptop is a dell make...

thanks in advance

A:Camera not working since upgrade!!

Hi,

If you go to this link Drivers & Downloads | Dell UK and then do a search for your laptop model and you should find the drivers for your webcam to download.

Thanks

Steve

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Hi I am a total novice regarding pc stuff.....the thing is since upgrading to windows 10 then 8.1 my camera/webcam as never worked... I have tried a couple of things..but no joy... the main problem I think is that there is no image device thing in device managers....

My laptop is a dell make...

thanks in advance

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Hello sir
        I have dell inspiron 5559 i5 laptop. My camera was not working properly. The image was dark. Then i run a problem detecting teat so it showed  3 problems:
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Luminance depth test: warning
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How can this be resolved? Is it a hardware or software problem?

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Hello I hope I can get some assistance.
The camera does not work on my Alienware 15, Windows 10. 
I get the error code 0xA00F4244(0xC00DABE0).
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hi guys i have this pavilion dv2000 i had windows xp home edition before and everything was working ok but now i install windows vista on it and its working ok but i have a problem i can"t find the driver for my integrade webcam is a 1.3mp
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thanks for any quick replys i couldn"t even find the drivers on hp.com i have try every single driver and couldn"t get to it help me smart guys i now that we all togheter can do this poorly camara works
 

A:hp dv2000 camera not working help??

you could try these links, lots of reading but go through it and you might find a solution to your problem:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/...product=1817074&tmp_track_link=ot_search#N180

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c01560721&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=1817074
 

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after open the camera the screen is total blank

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Hi,i have a new Yoga 3 Pro and the Camera doesn't seem to be working. In the Camera app, i see a crossed camera sign and can't use it on Skype either ( same crossed camera sign). I checked in the device manager- the latest driver for the Lenevo easy cam is installed and it says the device is woorking fine. Kindly help. Sangeeta.










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A:Yoga 3 Pro Camera not working

hi Sangeeta,
 
Welcome to the Forums.
 
Can you try the following:
1. Uninstall the Camera Driver from the Control Panel (icon views) > Programs and Features and reboot.
2. Re-install the Camera Driver from the D:\Drivers folder or from the Yoga 3 Pro Drivers Page and reboot.
3. Close all applications that uses the Camera (e.g., Skype) and go to http://www.testmycam.net to test the webcam and check if the Camera lights up.
 
 
Let me know how it goes.
 
Regards

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My built in cam is not working , i have all software installed , it is showing that you cam has found a new cam, hp truevision hd, whenever i click on it , it blinks again the same msg , but does not work
 

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My envy laptop is 2 days old. The intel realsense 3D camera worked fine the first day, but when I started the computer up on the second day, the camera no longer works. Device manager says it's fine. Troubleshooting says it's fine. I've tried restarting the computer, uninstalling and reinstalling everything, updating device drivers, nothing is working. Microsoft troubleshooting online forum only tells me to update the drivers, which I've already done with no result. This computer was horrendously expensive and I'm obviously very upset that it stops working after ONE DAY.

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I have a W550s with Win10-64bit.The camera has been working for long - mostly together with Skype.Since the latest January updates (including the BIOS update), I cannot access the camera any more despite the green light beside the camera.Measures taken:- deleted and reinstalled the driver.- installed the 12/12/2017 camera driver update from the Lenovo driver site- deactivated and activated the camera in the device manager- ran all possible updates on Win and Lenovo System- checked the settings which software can access the camera The result is always the same - I get the grey screen with the crossed-out camera symbol in the system camera app. It also does not work with Skype, but I guess that's secondary.  Any suggestions? Regards, Christian Stemmer 

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A:Canon Camera USB not working

How do you know that some program is interfering? When you connect USB cable to the camera, does your computer detect your camera? If it does then there should not be any problem otherwise a crude method will be to install Picasa and allow it to auto-detect. My experience is Picasa takes over every damn thing when it detects camera.

Or otherway, try using another USB plug or altogether different computer or another USB cable. Trust me anything could be wrong here if your camera is not detected by your computer.
 

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I recently swapped hard drives from one laptop to another. Both of them ran Windows 7. I figured there'd be some random problems, but I didn't see the drivers never being able to work. I've tried the fix it things on microsoft, I've tried downloading drivers from Gateway but none seems to work. I REALLY don't want to re-image because I have programs that I no longer have access to.

Its a Gateway with an intel core, 320 gb hd, 4mb ram.
The 320 gb hd is coming from an HP Pavilion dv4 which was an amd I think.
Both computers had legit Windows 7 installations.

CD's don't register, the camera doesn't work, the ethernet thing says its not installed and the USB drives don't work. No power, nothing. During each attempt to install, it says installation failed or unsuccessful.

Please help.

A:USB/CD/Camera Drivers not working

Quick update..... its a Vision AMD in the HP

and the USB drive WILL supply power to the laptop cooling thing I put it on.

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