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Cannot make use of LifeCam Studio in Desktop under Windows 10 ?

Q: Cannot make use of LifeCam Studio in Desktop under Windows 10 ?

Not sure its a app problem or LifeCam Studio issue.
I've purchased a new desktop and install Windows 10 Home edition (fresh install). After using for 1 month, I get a webcam (LifeCam Studio). The cam is good and no need to install anything, the "Camera App" work right away. However, when I launch theTranslator app, when I click on the camera icon, the following message display:
"We couldn't get your camera started. Try using the keyboard to translate."
Check and confirmed that under:setting->Privacy->Camra is turned on and allow translator to use the camera
Why can't the translator app make use the cam and how to resolve it ? Thanks.

LAM Chi-fung

http://www.tenforums.com/drivers-hardware/54937-cannot-make-use-lifecam-studio-desktop-under-windows-10-a.html
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when i launch it I get a text message with the following..

Microsoft LifeCam Readme File
(c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


If you have a question about your Microsoft webcam, see Microsoft LifeCam Help. To open Help: Click Start, click All Programs, click Microsoft LifeCam, and then click Microsoft LifeCam Help.


If your question isn't covered in LifeCam Help, you can find the most up-to-date or late-breaking information about your LifeCam software on the web at:
Microsoft LifeCam Readme and Troubleshooting Information

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A:Microsoft LifeCam Studio Webcam - No Device Stage

Not sure if this is what you need? Silverlight?

Device management - Windows 7 features - Microsoft Windows

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A:MS LifeCam HD 300 gives message LifeCam.exe has encountered a problem

Update. Microsoft offered to replace cam so I returned it to retailer instead. I traded it for a different manufacturers camera, am I permitted to say (a Logitech HD webcam C510), which installed perfectly, including identifying I had Skype, Windows Live and Facebook. I believe the problem was software.
 

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A:Dell Studio 540s desktop BIOS update for Windows 7, 32-bit OS.

From the Bios file page =

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A:Windows 7 Home on a Dell Studio 540 Desktop repeated crash troubles

Is this the instructions for the Dell Factory Image Recovery: Dell Factory Image Recovery






Quote:
which is the simplest and most proven way to come back from a windows crash?


When you get your system stable and running good use a backup image program, there are free versions that work really well.
Keep the backup file on an external HD and restoring is easy.
Macrium Reflect

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A:Glitchy screen on Windows 7 Dell studio XPS 8100 (desktop computer)

Did you update the drivers using those from Dell, or another site?

Which Windows 7? 32 or 64 bit?
RIGHT click "computer".
left click "properties".

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Edit:
Is this your system?
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Have you tried rebooting yet? See if you can uninstall the device in Device Manager, reboot, and let Windows install the drivers for it.

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Same problem here. Using beta windows 7 drivers but shows ok in device manager but doesnt work

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Hi -

If the Microsoft Lifecam works, what is the exact issue?

I don't quite understand what the problem is here, i.e., what is it that you are trying to do with the webcam that won't work?

Regards. . .

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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19995949
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This should work.

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3515/t/19656425
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A:No Display on Dell Studio D540 Desktop

Kurt83
A solid amber power light, with no 'beeps' can indicate either a power supply, or motherboard issue.
Unless you have a warranty Dell unfortunately will not help, you could use Dell's Expired Warranty service, but Dell will charge a fee for this:
http://www.dell.com/learn/us/en/19/services/out-of-warranty
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http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/desktop/f/3514/t/19682921
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A:BSOD Keeps Happening on Dell Studio 540 Desktop

Ok three things that i noticed right off the bat, the crash dumps are pointing to memory corruption as the prime cause so I would like you to run through this tutorial:

Memtest86+

let it run for at least 8 passes if you can more (best to let it run overnight) then post back the results.

The second thing I noticed was your BIOS is rather out of date I would check the manufacturer's website and see if there is an update

Code:
BIOS Release Date 08/25/2009
And the third is that you have the drivers for Daemon tools, which is known to cause BSODs If you still have Daemon tools installed uninstall it and then download and run this tool if the uninstall box is grayed out then the uninstall is complete if not click the uninstall button and let the tool do its job.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/273839-bsod-keeps-happening-dell-studio-540-desktop.html
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A:Problem with "Make Movie" in Pinnacle Studio 8.12

Hiya and welcome

I've moved you to Digital Photography & Imaging for more response

eddie
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problem-with-make-movie-in-pinnacle-studio-8-12.308870/
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triple channel requires 3 banks. I have an MSI desktop that I built with 3 ram sticks for 1.5 gb that runs in triple channel. It's a rare configuration and not too many PC makers use it.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dell-xps-studio-desktop-8gb-tri-channel-ddr3-question.118231/
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Hello Mark, and welcome to Sevenforums!

You might follow this tutorial: Repair Install - created by Brink

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/215441-cant-make-certain-changes-desktop.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/what-do-i-need-to-buy-to-make-this-desktop-quieter.1137271/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-can-i-make-an-old-desktop-wireless.1091839/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/37317-there-way-make-pinnable-bar-your-desktop.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-to-make-your-calendar-appear-on-your-desktop.309977/
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A:Make my desktop icons more readable!

Hello Bertie,

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Desktop Icon Labels - Turn Drop Shadows On or Off


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may sound odd, but does it show the shortcut button still?

---edit---
when did this happen have you by any chance upgraded internet explorer, sometimes the registry key can become invalid or corrupt during the desktop installation.

http://www.sevenforums.com/software/244979-no-make-folder-when-i-right-click-desktop.html
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Maybe:

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http://www.eightforums.com/customization/43728-customization-make-desktop-look-unique.html
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A:How do I make the calendar show on desktop?

Double click on the clock in your system tray lower right of your desktop.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/how-do-i-make-the-calendar-show-on-desktop.279077/
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A:[TUT] Make A Secret Shortcut on Desktop.

If someone have read that post please reply: Good or Not. Helpful or Not. And a simple thank would be appretiated!

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I have to ask why

Since you are at this site, you have an ISP. Most ISPs provide WEB hosting, some for little or no exta cost.

Also, there are WEB hosting sites that are free (restricted size and access band width usage).

Look at: Top 10 Web Hosting Reviews
Free Web Hosting

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/solved-can-and-how-do-i-make-my-xp-desktop-a-web-server-258169.html
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Please see the prntscrn to see that I do not have desktop as a default selection. I can scroll down but my children and wife will not remember to do so. How do I make it a default?
Thank you

A:How to make desktop a default selection

Read here, see if this will help: How to Customize the File Open/Save Dialog Box in Windows

A bit over half way down the page is a section titled: Using PlacesBar Editor which may be easier to follow.

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/233243-how-make-desktop-default-selection.html
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A:How to make desktop shortcut to mail app

Hello Fae,

Here you go:

"Mail" App Shortcut - Create in Windows 8

http://www.eightforums.com/software-apps/66867-how-make-desktop-shortcut-mail-app.html
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Thanks
Roger

A:How do I make the Desktop Icons smaller?

Hold down the Ctrl key while simultaneously scrolling back with your mouse wheel (makes them smaller).As for the email, please create a new topic in the Web Browsing/Email and Other Internet Applications sub-forum.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/309802/how-do-i-make-the-desktop-icons-smaller/
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Any similar tweak or registry adjustment to do the same thing in Win 7?

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A:Make My Computer First icon on Desktop

I don't know if this will do the same thing, but you can try it Ultimate Windows Tweaker v2, a Tweak UI for Windows 7 & Vista | The Windows Club

http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/36944-make-my-computer-first-icon-desktop.html
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A:Make desktop wallpaper unchangeable

Check this article
http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/107383-desktop-background-wallpaper-prevent-change.html
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/make-desktop-wallpaper-unchangeable.678148/
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Is there a way to force this behavior In fact, if I could make the desktop versions of the browsers, the only browser, that would be good.

A:Make desktop browser the default.

If you're using Internet Explorer, you can do the following:

http://www.eightforums.com/tutorials...ktop-ie10.html
1. press Windows+R

2. type in iexplore

3. click the tools icon or press ALT+X

4. click Internet Options

5. click Programs

6. under Choose how you open links, you can set it to Always open Internet Explorer on the desktop

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Hope you can help!
 

A:Difference Between V.Studio Standard and V.Studio Academic

THe academic version is the same as the full version, just the pricing is different thus the Academic.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/difference-between-v-studio-standard-and-v-studio-academic.212359/
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A:Can't Make Desktop Icon Text Transparent

Use Windows System Restore to revert your system state to a date that existed before the problem began.

start/programs/accessories/system tools/system restore

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IMO this is something that only the programmer could fix

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A:How do I make sql server 2000 desktop engine...

bump
 

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A:[SOLVED] Anything I do on DESKTOP make a copy of itself in different folder

Does "update my Windows 7.." mean you re-installed the OS? If so, re-install it again.

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Thanks

A:Make desktop icons stop rearranging themselves

I use Iconoid.

Iconoid - Hide and show desktop icons, maketransparent backgrounds

It works pretty good.
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Free.

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/26632-make-desktop-icons-stop-rearranging-themselves.html
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A:Does a desktop full of folders,etc. make PC slow?

No, it does not. But it is not an optimal arrangement. Try this:

Toolbars - How to Use in Windows 7 and Vista

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The computer I'm using is windows server 2003 and the remote computer is XP.
Unfortunately, the software cannot be installed in server 2003.

A:make a call using remote desktop computers

The only "calling" software you could use would be Skype.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/make-a-call-using-remote-desktop-computers-676905.html
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A:Icons in Desktop - How to make them invisible temporarily

This tutorial should help Desktop Icons - Hide or Show
Jerry

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And don't forget what's available on your own system:
Right click: Desktop
Choose: Personalize
You can personalize your background, screen saver, colors, sounds, mouse pointer monitor’s resolution, icons + fonts

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A:Laptop won't boot, how do I make a bootable CD from my desktop?

The HDD in a laptop is 2.5. In a desktop it is 3.5, so an enclosure for a desktop 3.5 HDD cannot take a 2.5
Additionally one may be SATA and one maybe IDE/PATA the one in your laptop is ore than likely NOT SATA.

First thing to try is to disconnect the battery and boot on power only.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/make-desktop-icon-extra-large.811191/
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A:How to make home group with 2 laptops and desktop ?

goto:
Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\HomeGroup
setup a homegroup here.
write down a password.

then on another comp goto same place and join to previously created homegroup using suplied password.

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/215918-how-make-home-group-2-laptops-desktop.html
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Next, add the Tile name.

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My User Name is medab1, so my Program Path is:

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Enjoy.

A:How to make a custom Desktop Tile for Metro

Wow, I just press the Esc key and it does just the same
However I do use Obly for other Metro tiles.

http://www.eightforums.com/customization/24923-how-make-custom-desktop-tile-metro.html