HP Pavilion Webcam not working!

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HP Pavilion Webcam not working!

My webcam won't work! I have Windows Vista with a pre-installed HP Pavilion webcam, and it won't work. Someone please help me troubleshoot!

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Re: HP Pavilion Webcam not working!

Do you have all Windows updates and updates to your system and any hardware devices by the manufacturers?

Please see these:




Also, you can use the Skype client program window at anytime and do:


Hellp -> Call Quality Guide -> Sound Check Wizard


Note: The Sound Check Wizard also supports Video as well.

A new version has just been released September 1, 2011:

Please install over what you have using this and when prompted, please choose open or run: http://download.skype.com/SkypeSetup.exe


This new version is to check what version you have, using the main Skype client window please do:


Help -> About Skype

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Re: HP Pavilion Webcam not working!

please email me i cant connect
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