Windows 7 won't run my built-in webcam!

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Software' started by Lieu, Nov 28, 2009.

  1. Lieu

    Lieu New Member

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    I have a Dell inspiron 1525 laptop and when I had windows vista, the built-in webcam worked fine. After upgrading to Windows 7, however, I found that I can no longer run my built-in webcam. I've tried updating my driver software for it, but it says this: [​IMG]

    And this screen pops up when I try to go to Laptop Integrated Webcam.

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    I like Windows 7 but I really used my built-in webcam a lot for sending recorded videos and pictures. The webcam works just fine when I use Windows live messenger/oovoo/etc. but I am not able to open it by itself without a 2nd party. :confused:
    Any suggestions would be great!
     
  2. reghakr

    reghakr Excellent Member

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    reghakr Excellent Member

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    Dell you go directly to Dell's site?

    OOOPPS,.

    Sorry Mitchell
     
  5. Mitchell_A

    Mitchell_A Excellent Member

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    say what

    Say what? you're not going insane on me are you?
    That link goes straight to the inspiron 1525 vista drivers page
     
  6. reghakr

    reghakr Excellent Member

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    An Inspiron is a Dell correct.

    and you gave him the direct link.

    Am I going senile
     
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    Mitchell_A Excellent Member

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    Am I violating some terms or am I just going senile? This rather confusing. LOL.
     
  8. reghakr

    reghakr Excellent Member

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    Where exctly did that come in?
     
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    Mitchell_A Excellent Member

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    We should stop having a pointless conversation on this buddies topic.;)
     
  10. kehax

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    I had a similar problem with my soundcard when installing W7. W7 preinstalled the wrong drivers and told me the drivers installed are the best ones. Of course the drivers were for a totaly diferent soundcard. I uninstalled the drivers and got the new driver from my manufactors website. Wich I think you should do. Even the Vista drivers should be better than the drivers allready installed.
     
  11. reghakr

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    Yes,.

    Exactly
     

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