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HP Pavillion dv5, my webcam stopped working

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January 23, 2013 11:27:27 PM

My webcam stops working when I am talking and then it says on Skype that no webcam found. Pls help.

Thanks.

TJ
a b α HP
January 23, 2013 11:56:12 PM

reinstall the webcam drivers ...
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January 24, 2013 12:13:35 AM

Brett928S2 said:
reinstall the webcam drivers ...



I have done that. The Webcam works for a few mins and then stop. The message comes," No webcam found".
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January 24, 2013 12:24:54 AM

Hi :) 

Repair shop for diagnosis...

All the best Brett :) 
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January 24, 2013 12:33:31 AM

Brett928S2 said:
Hi :) 

Repair shop for diagnosis...

All the best Brett :) 



Thanks a lot for your help. :) 
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January 24, 2013 1:30:07 AM

Most of these integrated webcams are just attached to an internal usb port. If you're the handy type you can find a disassembly video and perhaps locate this cable and reseat it. If that doesnt work the cam is dying and your cheapest option would be to buy a new external cam.
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January 30, 2013 11:10:13 PM

Thanks everyone for your help. I bought a new Webcam and I am happy with it.
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