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serglander
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Member Since: ‎12-29-2009
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webcam not detected.

well i have a dv6915nr and my built in webcam is no longer working. when i would try and start youcam it would say that no webcam is detected. i tried to install the driver but it won't install.  it  says no webcam detected. it also erased the youcam program

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Vidya
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Message 2 of 59 (34,591 Views)

Re: webcam not detected.

Please download and install Youcam software from the following weblink:

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp41501-42000/sp41958.exe

 

This will install the drivers and make your webcam work.

I am an HP employee.

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serglander
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Member Since: ‎12-29-2009
Message 3 of 59 (34,542 Views)

Re: webcam not detected.

Still didn't work.  i did it and a small window opens up and says.  "InstallShield Wizard   No webcam device found."

 

 

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Rakhmad
Posts: 2,817
Member Since: ‎11-21-2008
Message 4 of 59 (34,518 Views)

Re: webcam not detected.

Youcam software is just a fancy software, there is no driver in it.

You have a clasic issue with pavilion webcam driver, try running all Vista update, one of them is a pacth for usb devices.

 

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Pavilion DV2922TX, XP-SP3 32bit, Intel T5750 2.0Ghz, Nvidia Geforce 8400M GS with 128MB, 4GB 667 DDR2, 250GB HDD
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abdul_barca10
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Member Since: ‎12-04-2011
Message 5 of 59 (29,948 Views)

Re: webcam not detected.

srry Vidya... but my laptop has the same problem and i also tried downloading the given link and it just didnt work  :smileysad:

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ajb5500
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Member Since: ‎12-15-2011
Message 6 of 59 (29,758 Views)

Re: webcam not detected.

I found this out in a series of enraged events. Like you my webcam just out of the blue stopped working. I did everything step by step, checked all the drives, scanned for devices etc etc etc yadda yadda...

Me being a guy with some slight anger issues...i got so frustrated I hit the top where your webcam sits...and suddenly what do you know? it started working.

This is how I found out that it has absolutely nothing to do with your computer itself, it's the web cam. actually no I take that back, it's not even the web cam because the webcam works fine...it's a loose wire or it's not seated in there very well. if you go through HP's forums you'll see a lot of people have this problem. HP SHOULD recall all these recall all these laptops, or atleast offer to fix the webcams...but that'd be money outta their pocket
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kalpanabaskar
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Member Since: ‎12-19-2011
Message 7 of 59 (29,544 Views)

webcam not detected.

as per your advice i have downloded it...but still after installing it warning as "no webcam device found "...help me to fix it..pls

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xmark2
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Member Since: ‎12-27-2011
Message 8 of 59 (29,080 Views)

Re: webcam not detected.

the simpliest way why the webcam is not detected: there are too many dust inside the laptop, and the motherboard is dusty and sometimes webcam works, sometimes something else...

 

First you can check if the dust is the problem: just blow some air where you can find the fan and after you check the webcam is working better...

if you use to blow the dust with a spray or to clean with a hoover maybe good solution. So, somehow try to clean your PC from dust.

 

Please reply if the dust was the problem!

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hennypennycraft
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Member Since: ‎01-04-2012
Message 9 of 59 (28,638 Views)

Re: webcam not detected.

My laptop started doing the same thing.  The webcam worked and then it just started saying it was no longer detected.  Hp is crap.  I've had 2 and finally got smart and bought a Sony Vaio.  Love it.  My HP's never lasted more than a year.  I searched all over this web looking for an answer but there is none except find a new laptop!

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357peach
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Member Since: ‎01-04-2012
Message 10 of 59 (28,627 Views)

Re: webcam not detected.

I hear ya! I just gave up and tried smacking mine....What do ya know, it flashed the blue light /ergo worked for a second.... Sadly, that's an improvement(

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