USB Web Cam Driver XP

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:02 PM 30 Dec 12
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I have been given a Sumvision 5mp Web cam but cant get XP to install drivers

Sumvision site says no driver required but I can't get it installed and working

All help appreciated

  Chronos the 2nd 12:12 PM 30 Dec 12

Something that may or may not work but I am assuming you have probably tried this. Plugging it into another USB port.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 12:16 PM 30 Dec 12

Yes doesn't matter which port I plug it into, XP recognises it s a USB web cam, starts the hardware wizard but fails to install as it cannot find a driver.

  Chronos the 2nd 12:43 PM 30 Dec 12

I know this is for Windows 7 but none of my PC's have XP any more so I cannot check it's relevance to that OS. This.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:05 PM 30 Dec 12

Ben through Installing new hardware - show all devices searched the lot for something that lloks like a webcam driver but no luck.

  Nontek 13:54 PM 30 Dec 12
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Is the webcam recognised by Skype, or similar, in Tools>Options>Video Settings?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:05 PM 30 Dec 12

Don't have skype installed. in fact that was the reason the web cam was obtained as my wfe wishes to try skype va PC and TV.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:12 PM 30 Dec 12

OK sorted it

Used device manager Hardware identity No. searched for drivers using the Hd ID No.

found one for a sonix camera that appears to work.

  Nontek 18:28 PM 30 Dec 12

Great, thanks for your feedback.

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