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      Win 7: After upgrade to Windows 7, webcam can not be used. - IdeaPad / IdeaCentre


      After upgrade to Windows 7 webcam can not be used - it is not shown in "Computer" and only shows in "Devices and Printers" (after pressing Fn+Esc) but with no ability to gain any picture or video from it.


      The above symptom may occur on the following systems:

      All laptops with Windows 7


      Windows 7 does not have default utility to get images or video from webcam. Customer needs to install some 3 rd party application for this. As example Easy Capture can be used.

      You can go to Lenovo Driver & Download site to download the software of Easy Capture for your computer:



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      • Document ID: HT069169
      • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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