Dell forum: My web cam will not activate on my dell laptop computer.

by: dale_kay January 9, 2012 8:50 PM PST

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My web cam will not activate on my dell laptop computer.

by dale_kay - 1/9/12 8:50 PM

<font face="Calibri">My web cam will not activate
on Window Messenger or when I click the web cam icon... The web cam video/audio
setup gives me a blinking screen that says that there is no webcam installed. I
have uninstalled and reinstalled the web cam driver. Also I checked to see that
it is enabled. Also the webcam central program is installed. I have tried to
uninstall the webcam cental program but I get a popup that says "<font face="Calibri">Please wait until the current program is finished uninstalling or
being changed." But it is not uninstalling the program. So it won't let me
uninstall the program. I was trying to uninstall the program so I cam reinstall
it.</font></font>
<font face="Calibri"> My webcam has worked before on Messenger but I
haven't used it in about 3 months. For some reason my dell laptop computer or
software is not recognizing the webcam. I have an internal webcam. Also every
time I click on the webcam icon I get a popup screen that asks me if I want to
install a program called "WebcamDell2.exe" on my hard drive. When I click yes
nothing happens. The Microsoft forum moderator has refered me to the computor MFG for help.
</font>

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