We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
 
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Tech Helproom


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

webcam woes dell/inspiron 530s


todd2

Likes # 0

I have a dell inspiron 530s and am using a 2208wfp monitor with a built-in camera. It used to work. Now I am getting a "webcam driver not installed" error in the webcam console. When I installed from the disk, it said that I had to connect a USB. I never had to before and I even bought one, but that didn't change the message.

I have searched all over (esp with Dell) for drivers that could help, but to no avail.

Bewildered and bothered. Can anyone help?

Like this post
Nontek

Likes # 0

Try a System Restore back to a date when it worked OK.

Like this post
todd2

Likes # 0

Thank you for the idea. I don't know how to do this to go as far back as I would need (December, most likely)

Like this post
Crosstrainer2

Likes # 0

You don't say what operating system you are using?

Lets see if I can get these links right:

Make sure you have the exact model of your Lappy and search here:

link text

Like this post
todd2

Likes # 0

Sorry Its Vista. But it's a desktop, 530s

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

LG G3 release date, price, specs and new features 2014

IDG UK Sites

iPhone 5s review: why the iPhone 5s is still the best phone you can buy in 2014

IDG UK Sites

PCs vs consoles: PCs still pwn when it comes to gaming (and everything else)

IDG UK Sites

NAB 2014: Affordable 4K cameras, boundary-pushing plug-ins & drone domination