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I have the PS3 Eye web cam installed with drivers from Code Laboratories, which comes with a test program.

When I open the test program it shows a clear picture from the webcam. Every other program does not detect a webcam. The cam shows in my device manager and as installed correctly.

My question is, is there a flag or something like that I can set that will show Windows 8 that this device is in fact a camera and is working.

Here is a picture of the test program that comes loaded with the drivers and the windows 8 camera app.

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I'm having the same issue here, as are some others: codelaboratories.com/forums/viewthread/984 I just sent a message to the developers, but we'll see if they add in Windows 8 support anytime soon. –  LouieGeetoo Nov 11 '12 at 21:08
    
Try clicking the Devices tab, then PS3-EYE-CAM – or whatever it's called. –  Biggles Cat5 Dec 22 '12 at 14:22
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If windows 8 has the ability... try running the driver installer in compatibility mode for windows xp (or whatever windows version it's compatible with) and as admin

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