Computer Help forum

General discussion

hp pavilion built in webcam

hi i have a hp pavilion tx1000 cto notbook and i had to reformat becaue my computer caught a serious virus. I then had to download all the drivers and software from the hp website however i downloaded the hp pavilion webcam because the computer has a built in webcam but when i try to use it in msn messanger to talk with my friends it doesn't work. when i try to set up the video and webcam settings in messanger it says that my webcam is being used by another program or its not pluged in to the ubs properly but its built in and i am not running any other programs that use the webcam. when i check device manager it says that the hp pavilion webcam is working properly. can anyone help me why does it not work and how can i fix this problem?

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: hp pavilion built in webcam
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: hp pavilion built in webcam
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
This should be solved when...

In reply to: hp pavilion built in webcam

Collapse -
problem fix

In reply to: This should be solved when...

hey thanks hun i was able to fix the proble with the webcam ....turns out i had to disable a feerturn on my windows media centre....

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

SMART HOME

This one tip will help you sleep better tonight

A few seconds are all you need to get a better night's rest.