TESCO Value Webcam

  roygbiv 10:53 24 Mar 08

I have got a TESCO Value Webcam (TECH1).

It installed fine on (old) WIN 2000 lappy.
(a good image considering the cost £5.49)

I cant seem to install it on WIN XP, tried everything I can think of..TIA..Alan

  roygbiv 12:07 24 Mar 08

Use the supplied disc, download driver from Tesco site, all the same result
"No video capture available"
I am "stuck" for things to try ????

  dagbladet 12:11 24 Mar 08


Try this small (free) piece of software. It worked for me when I lost all the software for my Aldi (£5) webcam.

click here

  roygbiv 13:40 24 Mar 08

Still nothing !!!!!

  Stuartli 16:15 24 Mar 08

Is the webcam set as the Default video device and also Enabled from the drop down menu in its Properties from Device Manager>Imaging Devices?

  roygbiv 16:50 24 Mar 08

cant seem to get the driver to be reconised, in any form?????????????

  roygbiv 21:31 24 Mar 08

I am beginning to think this Webcam is NOT compatible with XP ??

  dagbladet 11:21 25 Mar 08


A ramble around google suggests that the camera is a Easy Snap Snake Eye WebCam manufactured by Pixart in Taiwan(sp?). See this thread from a linux forum click here
using the info in post 3 on that forum may help you find the driver.

  dagbladet 11:24 25 Mar 08


See post 4 on this AMD 64 forum.

click here

  dagbladet 11:27 25 Mar 08

Post 6 here

click here

  roygbiv 17:00 26 Mar 08

I have tried all those, still getting

NO image capture installed.

But It works perfectly on win2000 lappy???

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