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BlackMarket BlackMarket is offline
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Default Windows 7 webcam trouble... - 01-21-2009, 09:08 AM

This is the last issue I cant iron out... :evil:

I have DL'd the Dell webcam manager but when I try to run either the video or still capture it tells me my drivers arent installed...does anyone have a link to the EXACT driver they used to get their webcam working after the WIN7 install?
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Default Re: Windows 7 webcam trouble... - 01-21-2009, 06:45 PM

Can you see the camera in Device Manager? Is it installed correctly?

I had a problem using a vLited build of Win7 - I must have stripped out webcam support because the camera never registered properly. I think it may be "Scanner and Camera" support required.

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Default Re: Windows 7 webcam trouble... - 01-21-2009, 08:56 PM

For me, Windows automatically downloaded a Creative driver during Windows Update for the webcam. I didn't have to do a thing.

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Default Re: Windows 7 webcam trouble... - 01-22-2009, 03:06 PM

The webcam manager application probably uses the older style of camera interface (the imaging API, now reserved for scanners in Vista and newer) rather than the current API. In Vista, MS just forced the issue and cameras will not be picked up unless the driver and application are calling the "correct" API. If you have OneNote, you can record a video into a note with the Vista and Windows 7 driver. Google uses a driver that works fine as well, and lets you run video over Google Talk.
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