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My webcam doesn't work, I installed the camera driver. Camera option in Skype:

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I closed all programs but camera not work

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Do a quick check: go here, tell me if you can use your camera there. –  matan129 Jul 2 '13 at 17:28
    
@matan129 no, doesn't work i.imgur.com/7VGUYq3.png –  Alex Jul 2 '13 at 17:33
    
OK, that means the problem isn't with Skype only. Try updating the webcam drivers. –  matan129 Jul 2 '13 at 17:34
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What camera? Has this worked before, or is this the first time attempting to use it? –  Canadian Luke Jul 2 '13 at 17:37
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Unless you're SURE it's a Chicony webcam, I'd be concerned you flashed the firmware of the wrong camera and now you've got a brick instead of a webcam. Notebook manufactures often use more than one webcam vendor in the same model (line). –  Ƭᴇcʜιᴇ007 Jul 2 '13 at 18:08

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Unless you're SURE it's a Chicony webcam, I'd be concerned you flashed the firmware of the wrong camera and now you've got a brick instead of a webcam. Notebook manufactures often use more than one webcam vendor in the same model (line).

Firmware is a one-way street, there's no way to uninstall or remove firmware. You might be able to flash the proper firmware over-top, but usually once you flash the wrong firmware, the device is done-for (as there's then no way to communicate with the hardware to flash the 'right' firmware).

Although I suspect it may be too late, you can figure out which webcam hardware your notebook manufacturer used, and then in turn figure out what firmware/drivers you need by following a guide like this TechSpot one: How to identify your webcam (and then find its driver).

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