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I installed the Dell Webcam Center software from Dell but it seems it does not support my Dell 15R N5110 webcam or the Windows 7 64-bit web cam driver. I get the following error:

No supported webcam driver detected

Can anyone suggest some good free webcam software that allows me to take pictures with the integrated webcam?

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The problem is with your webcam driver (the software that interacts between the hardware and operating system) instead of the webcam software (which just communicates with the operating system).

Go to the Device manager (Press Win+R, enter devmgmt.msc, and press Enter). Make sure that your webcam is enabled. If there is a driver problem with it , right-click and select Update driver software and follow the instructions.

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I think Integrated Web Cam driver is installed correctly, driver manufacturer is Microsoft (not Dell). There is no web cam driver for the particular model to download in dell site. – Nalaka526 Dec 6 '11 at 15:15
@Nalaka526 Yup, the webcam should work fine with the generic drivers from Microsoft. Can you access the webcam with any other software, such as vlc or skype? – phihag Dec 6 '11 at 16:02
Found compatible software (Dell Webcam Central) with my laptop… – Nalaka526 Dec 6 '11 at 16:56
Thanks for the answer... – Nalaka526 Dec 6 '11 at 16:57

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