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Not detecting webcam

I have just installed skype for the first time on my laptop. I have a built in webcam but it's saying there is no webcam detected.  Do I need a seperate webcam or am I missing something obvious?

 

TIA

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by Tamim

You have to install latest webcam driver downloaded directly from laptop manufacturers website.

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beckie222
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Re: Not detecting webcam

First check your webcam is listed in Device Manager >> Imaging Devices.

 

Click Start >> Run >> Type devmgmt.msc

 

removewebcam.PNG

 

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It's not listed on this.

Any suggestions what I could do?

 

beckie222
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You have to install latest webcam driver downloaded directly from laptop manufacturers website.

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Thank you I got it working

 

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You are very welcome.

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Re: Not detecting webcam

I am also having a problem with my webcam not being recognized.  I followed the directions given to "Becky".  My computer shows my webcam as working but Skype does not recognize it.  I am also having a problem hearing sound. (Only on Skype are these problems.)  What can I do to fix it?

 

kupuna96815
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Re: Not detecting webcam


kupuna96815 wrote:

I am also having a problem with my webcam not being recognized.  I followed the directions given to "Becky".  My computer shows my webcam as working but Skype does not recognize it.  I am also having a problem hearing sound. (Only on Skype are these problems.)  What can I do to fix it?

 


What do you see when in Skype you go to Tools -> Options -> Video settings?

 

Also what settings do you have for your Speakers in Tools -> Options -> Audio settings?

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Re: Not detecting webcam

Hello,

My webcam was working fine on skype, but no it keeps saying that webcam is not detected. I have a build in webcam. what do i need to do to?

nadia6201992
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Re: Not detecting webcam

i got my webcam listed in it but still not detected in skype and also on the camera app of win 8

 

 

it says attach a camera

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