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Integrated Webcam on Lenovo Ideapad S300 not working.

Q: Integrated Webcam on Lenovo Ideapad S300 not working.

I recently bought a Lenovo Ideapad S300 running Windows 8 and initially had difficulty in getting it to update but, with help from several websites, managed to resolve this problem. However, I never managed to get the integrated webcam to work. The application would launch but the camera screen is blank. Device Manager advises that the device is working properly and the drivers are up-to-date. Incidently, this particular notebook does not have the hotkey (F9) to switch the integrated camera on/off but, I understand, on later versions Fn+Esc is supposed to perform the same function; it does not. The system has two associated programs, Lenovo EasyCamera and Lenovo YouCam.

More recently I have updated to Windows 8.1 but the integrated webcam still does not work. Can anyone please advise what I might be doing wrong or what I could do to get the webcam to work. I'm a bit of a newbie, particularly as far as Windows 8 is concerned. Regards.

Preferred Solution: Integrated Webcam on Lenovo Ideapad S300 not working.

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

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A: Integrated Webcam on Lenovo Ideapad S300 not working.

Have you tried re-installing the webcam driver? I have a Lenovo at home and mine was ok when I upgraded, but I removed all the Lenovo drivers for the webcam. (As I hate all the rubbish companies put onto new equipment)

Also when you run the camera app does it detect a camera? Usually Windows 8 will ask for a camera to be plugged in. If it shows a blank image does the white light next to the lens turn on?

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Hello, On Windows 10. Just bought this laptop couple weeks ago. Decided to try and skype for the first time. Camera didnt turn on. Camera doesnt show up in the Lenovo Settings App. In Device Manager, Easy Camera was actually hidden. Had to unhide it from the View menu. Message in the device is: Currently, this hardware device is not connected to the computer. (Code 45)To fix this problem, reconnect this hardware device to the computer. I have searched the forums and saw the post where simply activating using the F8 hotkey works for someone. It does NOT work for me. Any advice?? Thanks

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Hi guys,Is it possible to upgrade the IdeaPad S300 CPU?  The Service Manual does not seem to go any farther than HSF replacement.  


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A:CPU Upgrade For Lenovo IdeaPad S300!

On page 62 of the manual found at:
items marked #6 are the various CPU variants. Notice the "BGA" notation. That's stands for Ball Grid Array, IIRC. Soldered to the system board, so not upgradeable other than swapping in a different system board.. If the notation had been "PGA" (Pin Grid Array), there might have been a possibility.

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I bought Idepad s300 a few months ago from Singapore.I updated my laptop to Windows 10 then it started getting weird. First my screen was pixeletted. The pixels appear to be large squares. Then after some time it completely shutdown. The screen flickers and does not open.I tried to do Remote Desktop to the my laptop from other laptop and tried to install drivers. but every time i restart all the driver application are uninstalled. How Do i fix my laptop.

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I bought Idepad s300 a few months ago from Singapore.I updated my laptop to Windows 10 then it started getting weird. First my screen was pixeletted. The pixels appear to be large squares. Then after some time it completely shutdown. The screen flickers and does not open.I tried to do Remote Desktop to the my laptop from other laptop and tried to install drivers. but every time i restart all the driver application are uninstalled. How Do i fix my laptop.

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I hope you will allow me to link to the experts here. It has not been possible to clarify the information with the OS or notebook manufacturer.

Problems using a Lenovo Ideapad s300 primarily for use as a desktop machine prompts the clarification of possible causes and remedies. A link to a previous unsolved post to resolve the problems is documented at [1]. This post attempts to clarify the minimal mouse and touchpad driver requirements. The s300 uses an external display and mouse. The machine performed well, and reliably for approx. the first 7 months until 21.05.2015. After an automatic Windows 8.1 update; it began independently deleting folders, files and Desktop icons on the mouse Left Double-Click in Windows 8.1.

An obvious problem with the installed driver is in Control Panel -> Mouse Properties -> which displayed a "Hardware" tab, but no "Device Settings" tab as in [2]. The touchpad cannot be deactivated. As shown in [1] Device Manager displays no "Mouse" driver conflicts. This suggests a Mouse driver or Touchpad driver problem. The presently installed mouse drivers are shown in Device Manager at [1].

What are the minimal required mouse, keyboard and touchpad drivers for Lenovo Ideapad s300?

1) When is the Touchpad Driver (Synaptics, Elan) for Microsoft Windows 8.1 (64-bit) required?
2) What is the recommended procedure to install the Touchpad Driver (Synaptics, Elan) for Microsoft Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-... Read more

A:Lenovo Ideapad s300 Windows 8 Touchpad driver requirements

Loks like you found your answers. So is there a question that you still have?

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I've owned this laptop for quite a while and had been using Webcam Central to control the Integrated Webcam on my Alienware M17x R4.   I never had any issues using Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or even Windows 10 until my system updated on 8/20/2016 with a scheduled Windows 10 update.
After the windows 10 update my system restarted and the next time I went to use my webcam I noticed that I couldn't control the pan / zoom / or tilt or alter any of the settings in webcam central.  If I attempt to change anything it automatically changes back instantly.  For example of I move the slider to zoom, or attempt to change the pan, it auto goes back to where it was and will not allow me to change the settings.
I also notice that my mouse pointer flickers over the webcam central GUI, meaning, there seems to be some issue with the GUI after the windows 10 update, I assume is also whats causing the settings not to be changed.
I have tried uninstalling both the drivers and software and reinstalling to no avail, same problem is present after reinstallation of both drivers and the webcam central software.
Wondering if anyone else has run into this and whether there was some type of resolution.
I was able to get the pan / zoom / tilt working with 3rd party webcam software, however I would prefer to go back to using webcam central.

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this wass also a reply to another thread posted by romeshomey, link bellow:
---------My laptop model is Inspiron 17R 5720 and Im having the exact same problem after the Microsoft Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607: August 31, 2016 - KB3176938, done Sep 4th. I was also already running Win10 and it didnt mess with Webcam Central - till yesterday when I gave the reboot necessary to install the update files.Pan/Zoom/Position Arrows show as available to be used but if you try to use then, nothing happens and back to full zoom. Only thing it allows me to do is to change to Face Tracking.I called Dell Suport Center and for about 2 hours I ran diagnostics and tried possible solutions with the tech assistant but he wasnt very helpfull at all. All diagnostics came back with positive/OK/passed results and they offered me a paid support to fix the problem. Not exactly a good solution, is it?It was clear though MS updates messed up with the webcam driver - I checked myself at Devices/Imaging there was an update for the driver done exactly when MS updates were done. Unfortunatelly, the rollback option wasnt available. For that matter, I decided to uninstall the whole Windows KB3176938 and CAPICOM (what ever that is) updates done using Control Panel/Updates but no-go. Next step was to google for that problem which leaded me to other Dell Forum threads pointing to reinstall Webcam Central which also didnt work at all then I bumped into your threa... Read more

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I have a built in webcam on my Lenovo SL500 and I was able to video chat on Skype, but It doesn't seem to work on AIM!

Using it on Skype doesn't help me because I never use Skype. I am trying to video chat with MacBook users mostly and it works on Skype but not AIM 6.8

Will someone please help me work my built in webcam on AIM??!!

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As of 2 days ago my integrated webcam stopped working. I have a Dell inspiron 1440. When you open up webcam central it says "camera not found". Attempts to use skype work via audio, but not through visual. I can see other people, but they can not see me. I'm studying abroad this semester and would really hate to not be able to skype with my family! Please help!

A:Integrated Webcam not working

To help us help you,please use the TSG System Info tool to let Tech's know the specs of your computer: http://static.techguy.org/download/SysInfo.exe Copy and paste the results here in your thread. You can use the TSG Info to fill in your computer information in your user profile as well.

Have you tried doing a System Restore to a date/time before this started?

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 743 @ 1.30GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 3032 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 6 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 228972 MB, Free - 207924 MB;
Motherboard: Advent, Verona
Antivirus: BullGuard Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

Hi Everyone
I really am at the end of my tether over this one. I have downloaded what was required, as well has doing a full restore, but I cannot get my integrated webcam to work. It does not even acknowledge there is one at all. I have tried to go to the advent website to update any drivers, but it does not even list my netbook, which is is the Advent Verona. It just gives a serial number and I can find no mention of it at all either on my system or on the casing. Can anyone help please.

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Hello Everyone,
I have this issue for 2 weeks now that I cant seem to solve, I have followed some instructions here and I could see the integrated webcam in device manager as a hidden device but semi visible (Ghosty like)
Can anyone help,

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Please read thoroughly before you reply.
The webcam problem is strange.
When I raised the issue with Dell, they have tried to troubleshoot. Dell diagnostics F12 could not detect any issue.
They have changed the webcam and cable and it was still not working. They changed the Motherboard and again no luck. They asked me to reset the system to factory and I did. Now, the Webcam is not there in the Device manager. In fact, the Imaging Device is not listed there. I have checked under hidden devices and still it was not there. Now they are asking me to take it to the service center for a checkup.
Can one anyone tell me exactly what is the issue? All my drivers are upto date. believe me, I have done every troubleshoot under the sun!
Your help will be most appreciated.   

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Hi guys, I have a new X1 thinkpad... initially the webcam was working but now I could not seems to get it work. I also could not see this in the device list. Tried re-installing the driver but it does not work. Anyone knows how to fix this issue? 

A:Integrated WebCam for Thinkpad X1 not working.

Anyone knows how to fix this issue? Need help please.

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Hello all, I hope this thread is posted in the correct place. If not, mods please feel free to move accordingly. I've got a newish HP notebook and I frequently use skype for voice and video chatting with friends and family; however, It recently has stopped working for no apparent reason. I don't know if it has anything to do with it, but I did notice that the webcam stopped working after I updated skype recently. The microphone also now works intermittently.. If I initiate a call with skype, my microphone will not work, but if I make a test call to the echo test service it works, and then works subsequently on my call afterwards. If I go to initiate any type of video exchange, a picture of youcam displays as my webcam image asking to start my webcam as seen here in this picture from my skype webcam settings

This also shows when trying to use my webcam on chatroulette, omegle, etc.

Here, when I start the youcam program itself I get this error message

If I go to tools and settings in the youcam program (which I can only access when I start the program via skype?) I click the dropdown menu to select my webcam device but no options show.

Here is a picture of my device manager, which suddenly displays no evidence of the hardware, even after scanning for hardware changes.
I spent 45 minutes on the phone with someone from HP support and got no where. They tried to remote connect to my computer using some sort of HP support software instead of windows remote connect. ... Read more

A:Solved: HP Integrated webcam not working

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I recently did a system restore of my HP G60-125nr. I checked the webcam to see if it is still functioning via "CyberLink YouCam" and it says "Cannot connect to this video device(USB Camera)". The cam was working perfectly fine before the system restore.

One thing I noticed, it's not a USB Device, so why is it being recognized as this? It is integrated not hooked to a USB Hub. I'm guessing this is the way it is supposed to be?

In addition, I've been reading every topic across the net that has different solutions to fix the problem. NONE have worked. I reinstalled/updated drivers, installed service packs, updated BIOS information, NOTHING WILL WORK! I'm very frustrated with it.

Anyone have any suggestions? I have an HP G60-125nr with Windows Vista 32-Bit OS. Any help would be amazing, as I'm about to rip the lid off my computer and smash this tiny integrated webcam. Thanks!!

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Hi all, 
I cannot get the integrated webcam to work on my Dell Inspiron 13 7000 series. It used to work just fine, but I'm unsure what happened. I've tried following multiple guidelines from Windows 10 (starting/stopping antivirus), but realizing it may be that the driver is no longer there. I've tried Dell System Detect, and it says that "We are unable to find the selected device." I've tried downloading the driver "Realtek IR Camera Driver", to no avail. Searching in my Device Manager, there is no tab for Imaging Devices, and no camera shows up under Sound, video, and game controllers. 
Any thoughts as to how to fix it? Thanks in advance of any suggestions! 

A:Inspiron 13 - Integrated webcam not working

Did you system just get updated to Windows 10 1709?

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Well, as you can see by the subject my integrated webcam is not working I don't know why. But if you're gonna recommend me to the device manager there's no imaging devices in there. But if you have a solultion please make it as simple as possible please and thank you.

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My webcam is not working. It was working fine 3 months ago. When I try to start it, nothing happens....no error codes or anything. It just doesn't work. I've been to the Dell Product Support site to try and download factory installed software (using IE b/c it wouldn't work with Mozilla) and it tells me my service tag is not supported so I can't download factory installed software. I've gone to device manager and it shows up there. It shows up under my program files. I checked it for updates and it says it is up to date. grrrrr...
Any ideas of what next step should be?

Here's a copy of the TSG SysInfo

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD V160 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 2811 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 223373 MB, Free - 149567 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., Inspiron M5030
Antivirus: AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 2014, Updated and Enabled

A:M5030 integrated webcam not working

Go through this Dell article for troubleshooting webcam issues

Also someone discovered it was a cable problem.
I removed the bezel I could see that the ribbon plug was not seated properly. Re-seated, re-assembled and powered up. Straight away it downloaded the driver for the integrated webcam.Click to expand...

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I have a windows 10 laptop and was in a video skype call with a few of my friends until I got a message saying that there was a 'Unknown USB Device (Device Descriptor Request Failed)' and I have no idea what that means. I now can't use my webcam
on anything, and the icon to video call people has disappeared as if it was never there in the first place! Can anybody help me please? I don't want to touch anything in case I get rid of it for good... 
Thanks If you can help!
- Ellie

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Hey guys i'm new to this forum and I'm not sure if i'm posting in the right section.

Anyways,here are the specs .

OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Version 6.1.7600 Build 7600
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name FAMILY-PC
System Manufacturer Dell Inc.
System Model Inspiron N7010
System Type x64-based PC
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i3 CPU M 380 @ 2.53GHz, 2533 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)

So I bought this laptop about 2 or 3 years ago and the webcam was working fine till about 8 months ago.I don't know why but I somehow screwed up Dell Webcam Central by deleting some stuff from it without a proper removal installation and now whenever I try to install it,there's a message saying I got a newer version in my PC still and I tried uninstalling and removing everything related to it.I'm not sure but I think there is some kind of registry still in my laptop.I think this problem relates to my integrated Webcam not working,because when I go to a video chat website or skype the Webcam light would turn on for about a second and then turns off again.And when I try to open Webcam Central It doesn't even open and there is a Webcam Central icon in my taskbar.

I tried downloading and updating the drivers but no solution.


A:Dell Integrated Webcam isn't working

does the l/top offer a non destructive reinstall option

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is there any news with regard to the solution on getting the integrated webcam to work under win7 for HP Paviliion dv9000 series?
perhaps this forum is more appropiate than the one I used in March, see here please:
integrated webcam does not work after windows 7 install

thanks for any hint!

I've bought an external one so I can at least do video sessions but I'd like to use the integrate one again.

A:integrated webcam not working, HP Pavillion

Quote: Originally Posted by Baileys28

is there any news with regard to the solution on getting the integrated webcam to work under win7 for HP Paviliion dv9000 series?
perhaps this forum is more appropiate than the one I used in March, see here please:
integrated webcam does not work after windows 7 install

thanks for any hint!

I've bought an external one so I can at least do video sessions but I'd like to use the integrate one again.

First and most obvious is a driver issue. Please go into device manager and look to see if you webcam driver is installed and working
Please go to start>search>type device manager.
Are there any "unknown devices" with yellow triangles on them?
Is you driver there , listed, and working?

If y our driver is missing, or there is a yellow triangle on it, you will need to update it.

Let us know if you need further assistance


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hello everyone ,
i have this problem i need help with ,
i updated my os to my hp mini 110-1025dx into windows 10 pro and i found out that the webcam dosen't appear on the devices in device manger ,
after a few attempts to try download the right driver for it because i haven'r found it on the manufacture site i got it to work for a few moments and then is turned off again but i found it this time on device manager under hidden devices ,
i thought it was the os so i downgraded to windows 7 starter and i updated but i still have no webcam in the device manager whatsoever ,
would anyone help me with a link to the driver for the webcam plz ,i can't think of anything else to do .
best regards 

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Hi, I just bought a brand new Lenovo B50-70 which came with windows 7 originally.Before doing anythig in the computer I upgraded it to windows 10 - Pro 64 bits.The camera is not working at all. At the beggining softwares would recognizer the camera but the image was always enterely black. I could see it in 'Device manger' I tried to install the newest drivers from: http://support.lenovo.com/au/en/products/Laptops-and-netbooks/Lenovo-B-Series-laptops/Lenovo-B50-70-... When trying to install the downloaded driver I get the message: 'No appropriate driver to be installed' I unistalled the driver by right click in device manger and now it disapeared.I tried many things and I couldn't bring it back. No software (eg. skype, web pages) could find the camera in tests.  Thanks for the help


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A:Integrated webcam not found/working B50-70

Hi educancellier  , 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
Power drain: 
Initially start by shutting off the PC and remove the battery (page 33)  and ac adapter charger. 
Press and hold down power button for 15 seconds. 
Place battery and ac adapter back in. 
Use the Novo key (item 3 page 10)to turn on . 
On the Novo Menu , choose BIOS set up , load defaults on F9 and press F10 to save and exit .
Check camera using your apps or go to online camera test sites similar to this and this
Install Lenovo settings and turn of privacy setting:
Scroll to the bottom of the settings page, under ?PRIVACY MODE? change ?Turn Privacy Mode? to ?Off?.
You can try downloading and install Lenovo Settings from the microsoft store . 
Download and install drivers again from the website ( try both versions ) 
Version "6.0.1325.3 / 6.3.9600.11103 /
Version 6.3.9600.11103 / 6.0.1324.7 / 
Restart . 
Update us how it goes. 

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Hi, The Camera on my Thinkpad L540 is not working. Error Message is 0xA00F4244 (No Camera is Attached). Background Information: 1. OS: Windows 10 (64 bit) - newly installed.2. I have looked on Device Manager but there is no Imaging Device (To even allow me do any update)3. Product Number: 20AU0033UK4. I might as well inform that some keyboards characters like delete does not work. How can I possibly solve this problem? Is there any integrated webcam in this Thinkpad Model L540? I tried to do a manual "imaging device" installation but have no idea of who the manufacturer of the webcam or if the manufacturer driver is available. Any assistance is appreciated.  

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ive been using my webcam daily but randomly today it stopped working and doesnt show up in device manager either.

I have a HP dv6z-7200/

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I have a Dell Vostro 5470, Windows 7 and the integrated webcam is not working. Every time I try to use it, on skype or anything else, I get an error saying that no webcam is not connected. I am not sure what is wrong here. Any help will be appreciated.


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I hope someone can help me.

My integrated webcam on my Toshiba Satellite R630 spontaneously stopped working in the last couple of weeks.

I have tried:

- Checking whether it is activated in BIOS and there's no option to select a webcam here.
- Restoring my laptop to an earlier state when the camera was working. This didn't work either.
- Updating the webcam driver - this installs the driver but then it disappears and nothing happens.

A few things that it might help to know:

- In Device Manager, 'imaging devices' is missing, so I cannot find the webcam driver here.
- I used to get a pop-up every time I turned on my laptop that was trying to load a bluetooth webcam but saying it couldn't. This has stopped happening; i think i turned it off in msconfig.
- It's not a hardware issue
- Yesterday I had a weird breakthrough moment - I'd downloaded an app to my phone to try and use it as a webcam via bluetooth. I'd turned on bluetooth on my phone and laptop. I plugged in my phone to my laptop and the bluetooth camera pop-up (see previous point) came up, but this time worked without the error message. However, instead of my phone working as a webcam, the blue light came on next to my integrated webcam and that started working. I thought it was fixed so closed everything and ejected my phone and the webcam stopped working again. I've tried to repeat this sequence but with no joy.

I'm out of ideas and really frustrated. Can anyone help?

A:Satellite R630 - integrated webcam not working


If imagine device isn?t listed in device manager, then this means that the module could not be found. Even if the driver would not be installed, the module should be listed in BIOS as imagine device, unknown device, etc?
But this isn?t the case?

So I think there are two possibilities: the module is fault or the connection between the module and the motherboard (controller) isn?t established.

As far as I know the internal webcam module is connected to the USB controller.
If the connection drops (loose cable) the module will not be recognized in device manager?

So from my point of few it must be some hardware related issue?

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I know the topic heading isn't detailed so here goes:
I've had this laptop for about 9 years now and finally upgrade to Windows 7 Ultimate N (laptop was factory shipped with Windows Vista).  Prior to the upgrade all systems fully ran and the only reason why I upgraded was because the system was running slow and after reading a few forums I decided it was time to get with the rest of the world (I was still using Internet Explorer).
Windows 7 Ultimate N is downloaded and running, I've even optimized a few performance features and it's almost like a new laptop still a little sluggish but manageable.  I noticed within the "Windows Updates" however that 3 drivers under "Other Devices" would not update so I went to investigate.
After attempting to look online for a solution of getting these drives I gave up, but it got me to thinking if there were any other unnoticed faults on the laptop.  The first I found was the microphone.  It was detected in the Device Manager and enabled but it was not working; this was checking through the "Sounds" and "Recording" feature.  Did a lot of digging through videos and forums online and finally found that the original driver for the laptop being Sigma Tel wasn't updated even though "Windows Updates" said it was.  While reading one forum stated that the microphone and integrated webcam are connected so I checked it as well.  Though "Windows... Read more

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as the subject says ... i tried updating drivers (lots if not all) but it didnt work.. i've searched through and i am at my wits end >.< the device manager shows 'Lenovo easycam' and i can install drivers (for Bison)though when i use Youcam it says 'Youcam cannot connect to your webcam ( Lenovo easycam ). Try selecting other capture device within settings, or close any applications tahat may be using the webcam and then restart Youcam'when i use veriface it says 'Unable to turn on camera. Please check to see if the camera is working properly'  ... anybody know any way to solve this ?? ''preferably not by clean install of windows''

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Hi brother lenovo recommends a clean install for Ideapads.... READ THIS: http://download.lenovo.com/lenovo/content/windows8/upgrade/ideapad/index_en.html

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Dear all,

the integrated webcam on my Satellite T130 isn't working.

I am using Windows 7 Home Premium and already re-installed the 64bit webcam drivers through this website. Nevertheless, when I click on the webcam application, simply nothing happens - program doesn't open at all or shutdowns instantly. Skype also doesn't recognize a cam. Also, there is no webcam in the device manager (one undetected USB device though) and no cam symbol in the Toshiba quicklaunch ribbon, which is how the camera is started according to the "manual".

Anybody got an idea of what the problem is? Seems like a common problem according to Google, but no suggestions other than reinstalling drivers. Maybe some other application blocking the camera? Firewall settings?

I'd appreciate any support, thanks.

Regards Florian

A:Integrated webcam on my Satellite T130 isn't working

>one undetected USB device though

This might be the webcam since the webcam is connected to the internal USB controller on motherboard.

It looks like a webcam driver is not installed properly.
Try the webcam driver released for the satellite t230 or other Satellite series.
The versions are newer?

Furthermore recommend checking the BIOS settings.
In some cases the BIOS contain an webcam option where the webcam can be enabled and disabled.

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Moved yesterday to win 10 and after the switch i had no nvidia drivers and webcam is not working. I managed to update drivers for nvidia and its all fine but i still have Integrated Webcam in Device Manager as not installed because of no drivers.
Noticed it while trying to use camera on skype. It simply doesnt work like its not there. Tried to look for drivers and topics but havent found anything and looks like others odnt have the issue. Everything was fine before installing windows 10. 
I got Alienware 17x Mid 2013 

Any idea how to fix it? i got nothing now

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up, please anyone can help?

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My cam stopped working for pics and vid. I reinstalled the drivers and they are working fine, I was told by Dell that Integrated Webcam Central will not work on updated Win 10 and for about $160 they will install the software and fix the camera. Is there any other way to fix this problem?

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Hi forum members,
I've bought HP Pavilion dv6-6c 16nr laptop 2 months back and the webcam was working perfectly. Yesterday I found in a video chat that it is not working and not even being detected in the device manager, when i start youcam application it gives and error. "Warning, no webcam detected. Try plugging in a webcam into your computer now. If you are using an integrated camera, make sure that it is turned on."
Because it was working fine just one day ago so I think it might be some windows or other application update which has caused the problem but havn't found any solution yet. Please give some solution.
waiting for a quick response......

HP Pavilion dv6-6c 16nr with Windows 7 Home Premium


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Please read thoroughly before you reply.
I have Dell Inspiron 5558, running on Windows 10 64 bit, version 1703 with 8GB RAM
The integrated webcam simply would not work nor the in-built mic.
When I raised the issue with Dell, they have tried to troubleshoot. Dell diagnostics F12 could not detect any issue.
They have changed the webcam and cable and it was still not working.
They changed the Motherboard and again no luck.
They asked me to reset the system to factory and I did. Now, the Webcam is not there in the Device manager.
In fact, the Imaging Device is not listed there. I have checked under hidden devices and still it was not there. Now they are asking me to take it to the service center for a checkup.
They can't figure out. I am sort of feel that it is a problem related to OS, but I am not sure.
Can one anyone tell me exactly what is the issue? All my drivers are upto date. Believe me, I have done every troubleshoot under the sun!
Your help will be most appreciated.   

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Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 11e :Integrated Camera ( Webcam ) doesn't show up on Device Manager List I've just recently bought a reaconditioned laptop, Lenovo Thinkpad  Yoga 11e (20DA) wich originally had Windows 8.1 Pro installed but sold with Windows 10 Pro installed. I've changed the HDD for a 120GB SSD (i do really recommend this) and installed from scrath Windows Pro N that automatically got updated to 1709 Anniversary version. I've also updated de BIOS firmware to avoid future issues. Aftere sorting out some minor problems, pretty common when it comes to scratch instalations on laptops, like touchpad issues, function keys, etc... that i solved using the Software and Drivers site for my laptop i found myself with the this issue:  - I tried to setup and update drivers for the integrated camera ( Webcam ) and suprise....is not even listed on the Device Manager. - Can't find the section Imaging Devices on the Device Manager, this is where integrated cameras normally show up unlike the external USB Webcams wich normally show up on Camera section.  -No any warning/hazard yellow triangule sign in any other ramdom device. -I tried to force the installation of the integrated camera using the Add Legacy Device option on Device Manager using Windows 10 integrated camera drivers from the Lenovo Support site but automaticly get a blue screen wich force to restart several times, start on safe mode and uninstall the integrated camera to ... Read more

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I purchased this laptop in feb 2015 in india and moved to singapore immediately and for first few days my integrated camera was working fine but suddenly it used to not work telling that camera not connected error. but this being the integrated how can it be not connected...
and also some times suddenly it used to work.not next day again same problem...and i once spoke to the support person and he told that he need to check the laptop but again bad thing is that he cant come on weekends and also not in evening times on weekdays...
kindly help me to resolve the issue..i tried a lot to figure out the solution.

Kindly help me to solve

A:Dell Inspiron 15 3000 series integrated webcam not working

When the webcam doesn't work, Can you check if it is detected in "Device Manager"?
It should be listed under "Imaging Device".
Thank you

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Inspiron 1525 Integrated WebCam not working in Windows 7 64-bit.  I have tried reloading drivers and software. Uninstalled and re-installed multiple times. Making sure that WIA is turned on in services. Tried compatibility mode. Downloaded various driver versions from Creative's website and from Dell. Re-installed the A16 bios upgrade (as suggested by Dell). I used msconfig to make sure that no other applications were started or running. Uninstalled Live Messenger. Device Manager recognizes the camera and says that it is working properly. Despite all of that I still get the message "Camera is not available. Please make sure it is not in use by another program" when using the Dell Web Cam application or Live Messenger. When trying to acquire image with ArcSoft or HP Photo suite I get "Camera is unavailable" as well.  Even in Safemode with all drivers disabled I get the same message. I used the camera just before doing the clean install of Windows 7 64-bit so I know that it is not a hardware issue, but it does appear that there is some type of hardware incompatibility issue with "7". Any ideas? Possible OS settings I'm missing? 

A:Dell Inspiron 1525 Integrated WebCam not working in Windows 7 64-bit.

Since your question or comment has gone unanswered for so long, you can send your report on the device to the development team in this thread. 
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I recently got my laptop screen replaced. Although the integrated webcam is connected as the light comes on and there is an image, it is not clear.

I have attached an image.

As soon as I realised the webcam was not working I took it back to the repair shop and they checked the connections and said everything is fine.

The tech support of the company that sold me the screen said to reinstall the screen as maybe the wires are not connected properly. However, the repair shop guy said everything is connected and the webcam itself is connected. He said they can reinstall the screen but if there is nothing wrong on their part (i.e. they have connected it properly) I will have to pay.

The repair shop guy said he thinks that the webcam captor got damaged when I broke the screen.

Do you have any advice? I do not want to get it reinstalled only to find everything is connected and have to pay again.

Any help would be much appreciated. I am not at all a technical person so please bear with me!!!

Thank you.

A:New screen and integrated webcam not working (Samsung laptop NP 300E5C)

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Hello, I have a new T530 with Windows 8 OS. I am having trouble using the integrated camera. It functions neither in the Windows camera app nor in Skype. In both cases I get a picture with a gray background and a camera with a line through it. In Device manager, the camera does appear, is enabled, and the drivers are up to date.After looking through other threads, I tried checking whether the camera was plugged in and indeed it was. When using Skype and I set the camera to on (Skype did detect the camera), I still got the gray no camera image, but the green light on the camera itself turned on.I also tried using Fn+F6 to check settings. Lenovo settings opens, but the when I click the camera settings Icon, the screen loads a blank page that says "Camera" in the top right and has a back button (left pointing arrow) in the top left hand corner. The back button does not seem to work and I must change the window to something else in order to exit/close settings.I tried manually installing both camera drivers and "power management" ("energy management"?) drivers. Neither of this solved either of these issues.Please help me to resolve this problem. Thank you.

A:T530 Lenovo Integrated Camera not working, Lenovo ...

Hi, euterpenc
I would make sure that the BIOS is up to date in the system. The current BIOS for your system is 2.07 and can be found here. Also, I would ensure that the chipset drivers are up to date, and those can be found here.
Hope it helps, and let me know how it goes

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I have a 3 month old Inspiron 1525 that I upgraded to Vista 64 bit. I reinstalled the integrated webcam driver and application software (both 64 bit compatible according to the download pages). However, when I start the application, select any of the various features to run (video recording, photo capture) it says "The camera is not available. Please make sure it is not used by another application."  I have uninstalled and reinstalled the driver and software, try various compatibility modes. Disabled Live Messenger. Varified that the WIA (Windows Image Acquisition) was set to automatic and started. All with no luck. Windows device manager recognizes the hardware and says it's working properly. The blue light flashes when rebooting. Microphone works fine. I know it's NOT a hardware issue as the camera worked just fine hours before the upgrade (it was a clean install of 64 bit Vista). All I can think is that there must be a couple settings that I"m missing in the OS. Any suggestions?
Update: I also tried re-installing the BIOS A16 update as suggested on another forum. No luck.

A:Inspiron 1525 Integrated WebCam not working in Vista 64bit (new install)

The camera in your Computer is Creative Make. so try to update this driver
http://support.creative.com/downloads/download.aspx?nDownloadId=10284 this might work.
Please keep me posted about outcome...


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The computer runs Vista Home Premium. It is almost two years old. For about two months the webcam has not worked. When I look for it under the drivers there is nothing there for imaging devices besides the external USB webcam i purchased. The computer I use is a HP pavillion entertainment PC, Model #- dv6915nr. Any help is appreciated. thanks.

A:Integrated webcam not working on Vista home premium. HP pavillion dv6000 laptop

i have dv 6904 i had same problem
then i downloaded cyberyoucam tprogram and problem solved
try to get it from hp website

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A few days ago I tried to use my internal webcam, and it would work for a few minutes via Google Hangouts and then freeze. On Skype, it would be detected for a second, then make a sound as if I am unplugging a device (e.g. disabling a driver), and reconnect. Lastly, I reinstalled CyberLink YouCam 3, and now the cam isn't detected at all. Anybody have any ideas as to what it could be?

P.S. If it's a driver issue, does anyone know where one is? I can't find one on the blasted Lenovo site anywhere!

Thanks in advance everyone!

A:Lenovo IdeaPad Y460: Webcam is not detected

Theres 2 different sites for lenovo computers. Look for the one that has the drivers for the different models of ideapad laptops. It might be listed under support drivers and downloads. The other site is for the older ibm computers and thinkpads. It might be listed under laptop integrated webcam or something close to that.Im going to guess that yours came either with windows xp or vista. i had a y530 ideapad that came with vista so there should be the correct drivers for it.

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Hey there, just got my new notebook a few weeks ago. Started using Skype yesterday, but there's an issue with the webcam. I mean, it works, but it's extremely dark. I tried tweaking the Lenovo Settings, but increasing brightness and contrast only makes it worse, the video loses color and kinda greys somewhat. Any ideas on what's wrong here?

A:Lenovo IdeaPad 110-15ISK Webcam Issue

I haven't Skyped but have same PC a 110-15isk and also notice the camera produces a dark capture. Don't know if you could try reducing background lighting which maybe camera is reading off bright background? I noticed if I have bright light in background it makes my image more darker. Its not a great camera for sure. 

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This has been an exhausting day! I've been trying to figure this out for quite awhile.

To start, I'll post some information.

My webcam was working fine yesterday! I tried doing a system reboot to the the week before that and alas the issue prevailed. My internal webcam is not being registered by my laptop!

So the solution that seemed obvious enough was to check my drivers, update them if necessary. Which I ended up doing. Alas, the issue prevailed.

Checking the device status, I received the error "Currently, this hardware device is not connected to the computer. (Code 45)

To fix this problem, reconnect this hardware device to the computer." The device is currently registered as 'Unknown device' as I uninstalled the driver. I was receiving the same error when I did have the original drivers though.
Looking up what the error means, it meant that the device was disconnected. I'm not entirely sure how this could happen though with an internal laptop. I also need to get a new copy of the drivers (Which don't seem to be registering the device upon installation).

Anyway any help would be appreciated as this has become a huge headache for me, and i just want to skype with my friend!

A:Need help with internal webcam drivers for Lenovo Ideapad y510p.

It might be that the webcam has failed if everything else has been tried.you can take it somewhere and have it looked at but im not even sure they can be fixed when they go. it might be cheaper just to get an external webcam such as a logitech.

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