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Youcam 5 stopped working

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June 3, 2013 9:40:15 AM

Hi, Well My laptop came with Youcam 3 but it stopped working after a few months. So i got youcam 5 but now when i start it, it says "Youcam has stopped working, Windows will try to find a solution". I don't know what to do. PLEASE. SOMEONE I NEED HELP D;

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June 3, 2013 10:37:11 AM

1. Make sure the driver is installed, the driver is the software that makes it work, sometimes these fail for no reason, so go to the laptop's website, go to their driver download area, find your laptop model number and download the webcam software and driver and install it.

2. Make sure there's nothing blocking it, like a firewall an antivirus.

3. System restore was a good solution as soon as you realised the problem was on, but you may still try, as long as system restore has any checkpoints left before the problem started.

4. Uninstall the program from Control Panel. Restart, Install it again, Install driver and it should work.
http://download.cnet.com/CyberLink-YouCam/3000-2348_4-1...))))
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June 3, 2013 10:57:35 AM

Ok,
I will try those. However i can't do a system restore as i would lose some work and the only restore point is to when the camera used was Youcam 3. I will reply if the solution has worked or not
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June 23, 2013 12:27:33 PM

lonewolf7 said:
1. Make sure the driver is installed, the driver is the software that makes it work, sometimes these fail for no reason, so go to the laptop's website, go to their driver download area, find your laptop model number and download the webcam software and driver and install it.

2. Make sure there's nothing blocking it, like a firewall an antivirus.

3. System restore was a good solution as soon as you realised the problem was on, but you may still try, as long as system restore has any checkpoints left before the problem started.

4. Uninstall the program from Control Panel. Restart, Install it again, Install driver and it should work.
http://download.cnet.com/CyberLink-YouCam/3000-2348_4-1...))))


Hi, well the trial works but when i run any other Youcam it says "YOUCAM HAS STOPPED WORKING" its really frustrating
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June 24, 2013 7:18:50 AM

xShaneElite said:
lonewolf7 said:
1. Make sure the driver is installed, the driver is the software that makes it work, sometimes these fail for no reason, so go to the laptop's website, go to their driver download area, find your laptop model number and download the webcam software and driver and install it.

2. Make sure there's nothing blocking it, like a firewall an antivirus.

3. System restore was a good solution as soon as you realised the problem was on, but you may still try, as long as system restore has any checkpoints left before the problem started.

4. Uninstall the program from Control Panel. Restart, Install it again, Install driver and it should work.
http://download.cnet.com/CyberLink-YouCam/3000-2348_4-1...))))


Hi, well the trial works but when i run any other Youcam it says "YOUCAM HAS STOPPED WORKING" its really frustrating


I don't understand, what do you mean by trying "any other youcam" ?

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June 24, 2013 11:39:56 AM

lonewolf7 said:
xShaneElite said:
lonewolf7 said:
1. Make sure the driver is installed, the driver is the software that makes it work, sometimes these fail for no reason, so go to the laptop's website, go to their driver download area, find your laptop model number and download the webcam software and driver and install it.

2. Make sure there's nothing blocking it, like a firewall an antivirus.

3. System restore was a good solution as soon as you realised the problem was on, but you may still try, as long as system restore has any checkpoints left before the problem started.

4. Uninstall the program from Control Panel. Restart, Install it again, Install driver and it should work.
http://download.cnet.com/CyberLink-YouCam/3000-2348_4-1...))))


Hi, well the trial works but when i run any other Youcam it says "YOUCAM HAS STOPPED WORKING" its really frustrating


I don't understand, what do you mean by trying "any other youcam" ?



By any other youcam i ment how my friend bought it and that didnt work but the trial works.
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June 25, 2013 10:47:38 AM

Well if the trial version works than buy the full version, I think it will work also. One thing is clear for sure that it happened with some software issue not the hardware. Or, you can try any other software which is free to use(e.g. Skype, GoogleTalk). There are tons of free and decent software out there. Anyway do you fancy youcam?
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June 25, 2013 12:45:39 PM

lonewolf7 said:
Well if the trial version works than buy the full version, I think it will work also. One thing is clear for sure that it happened with some software issue not the hardware. Or, you can try any other software which is free to use(e.g. Skype, GoogleTalk). There are tons of free and decent software out there. Anyway do you fancy youcam?


I do not use fancy youcam, However my friend already has a legit copy of Youcam 5 but that doesnt work. Only the trial works.
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