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Q: Windows 7/Microsoft Lifecam

Why doesn't my microsoft lifecam work with windows 7? Is there a simple way to fix this problem?

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A: Windows 7/Microsoft Lifecam

We would need the model number to tell you a reason to why it is not working, and if there is a fix.. If there is no supported driver for windows7, you may need to attempt to use a Windows Vista driver and run it in compatibility mode.

If these options are not possible, you may have to purchase a new one.

Please reply back with the model of the webcam.

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/windows-7-microsoft-lifecam.185668/
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Hello my sound has been incredibly low after using a Microsoft Cinema LifeCam yesterday aswell as having lots of static and distorted sounds when watching YouTube or anything in WMP I've already tried I have tried raising all the levels from every device all the way to the top I have changed the settings under Communications to gt Do Nothing I have uninstalled the drivers and re-installed Downloaded the driver from Realtek and re-installed and also uninstalled the driver and re-installed automatically using windows wizard I have checked for any errors in my sound card using Sound troubleshooter and everything seems to be OK with the sound card I also updated my drivers I used different set of speakers and headphones but still no luck I changed the plug from headphones to the hole in the back Sometimes the sound - Microsoft Windows Very Cinema 7 using low LifeCam. after sound level go back up again to a normal level but drop soon after Similiar post Windows - Sound at very low level or no sound

A:Windows 7 - Very low sound after using Microsoft Cinema LifeCam.

Are you using the Dell supplied sound driver? (what model Dell?).

Does this happen on both PC speakers and headphone?

http://www.sevenforums.com/sound-audio/289234-windows-7-very-low-sound-after-using-microsoft-cinema-lifecam.html
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Hi Guys, I'm new in here. I like this forum and that was the only forum I found many solution to my problem.

The problem is simples but I don't know if is simple to resolve.

I've download the last Driver for Microsoft LifeCam 3.0 and installed. Because I know that the 3.0 version is compatible with Windows 7 x86 and x64.

No problem, the driver was installed with success but when I start the "Microsoft Life Cam" software I receive the message:

"Initialization error..."

And the weird is normal in "Device Manager":

I've just tested my Webcam in other PC running Windows 7 Ultimate x86 and work perfectly.

I guess the problem is happennig because I'm running a x64 version.

Well, somebody have any suggestion?

Thanks a lot.

Matiello

A:Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000 / Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Well, I'd test that x64 hypothesis if I could on another computer. It doesn't really sound right to me.

Another thing could be there was a hiccup in installing the drivers and you need to reinstall them. Uninstall the old driver completely and reinstall them.

There could be a potential hardware compatibility issue somewhere down the line.

Another thing you could do if you have the time is make a spare partition and install the x86 version on it and try the camera there and see if you still have issues, if so, then that makes it lean towards a hardware incompatibility issue.

http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/28429-microsoft-lifecam-vx-1000-windows-7-ultimate-x64.html
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A:Microsoft LifeCam Vx-800 software does not detect cammera on Windows 7

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. . .

jcgriff2

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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/microsoft-lifecam-vx-800-software-does-not-detect-cammera-on-windows-7-a-506605.html
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If anyone can help, that will be great.

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Thanks
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/microsoft-lifecam-on-aim.771085/
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I have reinstalled drivers, software, tried different usb slots, RR computer countless times.

Basically - the computer knows that its connected and can see it - but then it wont work. For example - skype recognises that its a LifeCam 5000 and the light on the cam turns on for a bit, but no picture. It has worked before on Skype but now it won't for some reason.

The LifeCam software says that there is no webcam connected to the computer, which is also weird if skype can see that it is connected. So I am stuck.

Anyone have any idea's please!!

Cheers
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/microsoft-lifecam-5000.1019326/
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I know there are several other threads on this topic already but I have a unique problem. I can install LifeCam software fine sometimes but the driver never installs for the camera. The few times I get the LifeCam installed, it always just showed up as no camera connected. When I try to use Device Manager to "Update driver software", no matter what I try, the last screen always say, "Windows encountered a problem installing the driver software for your device." Then several lines down it says, " The extended attributes are inconsistent." Has anyone else discovered this problem? I would really appreciate your help! Thanks!

A:Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000

Hello Jbonnecroy,

Are you using the latest Lifecam 3.0 software drivers?

Software Download

If so, then you might see if this may help any.

Microsoft LifeCam Readme and Troubleshooting Information

Hope this helps,
Shawn

http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/30013-microsoft-lifecam-vx-3000-a.html
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Hi whitepanda!
As you can see it's a driver problem, first of all go to Device Manager (right click Computer icon, select Mange, select Device Manager) and check for ! mark (yellow color) if it's there click on it and remove driver, and try to install the driver again, is it just driver or the whole application?

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A:Microsoft Lifecam VX-3000

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Update to Internet Explorer 9. Internet Explorer 8 might not be compatible with your camera.

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well i got this webcam for free from a bank when i opened an acount and am trying to set it up its a microsoft lifecam vx-1000

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A:microsoft lifecam vx-1000 driver for win 7? help pls!!!

Check out this thread, I' pretty sure there's an edited driver for ur cam in Henerque's file.

MS Lifecam VX-3000

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A:Microsoft LifeCam crashes whenever loaded.

1.  Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 
2.  Please download and install Speccy to provide us with information about your computer.  Clicking on this link will automatically initiate the download.  

 
When Speccy opens you will see a screen similar to the one below.
 

 
Click on File which is outlined in red in the screen above, and then click on Publish Snapshot.
 
The following screen will appear, click on Yes.
 

 
The following screen will appear, click on Copy to Clipboard.
 

 
In your next post right click inside the Reply to Topic box, then click on Paste.  This will load a link to the Speccy log.
 
Louis

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/611969/microsoft-lifecam-crashes-whenever-loaded/
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A:Microsoft LifeCam Software crashes

Hi and welcome to TSG

I would try uninstalling, then reinstalling the software.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/microsoft-lifecam-software-crashes.911095/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/problems-using-microsoft-lifecam-vx-1000.865580/
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Hello Brandon,

You can download the latest driver versions for the Lifecam webcam directly from Microsoft at the link below.

Software Download

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A:Solved: microsoft lifecam vx-1000

Welcome to TSG!

What OS are you running?
Which of the steps in the KB article the error message referred you to have you tried?

Most likely just need to download an updated driver from the download center, the link is in Step 2 under Method 1.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953691
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-microsoft-lifecam-vx-1000.916797/
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A:un-installing microsoft lifecam vx-3000

Maybe I should not post this for fear it will get you into trouble; but, here goes anyway. First off, I have done this little procedure, myself, many times with success; but, this information, misused, can destroy an OS.

The problem with the developer-furnished uninstalls is that they are almost always incomplete so I find myself frequently editing the Windows Registry (in this case, deleting lines) to get rid of annoying remnants like the one you describe.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/un-installing-microsoft-lifecam-vx-3000.803033/
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Hello i am new to this forum so please excuse my ignorance I bought a Microsoft Lifecam VX- quite a while ago So after Installing the product successfully I get a message to connect the webcam The little bubble pops up in the bottom right hand corner and what comes up is the following message Found New VX-3000 Problems Microsoft Lifecam Hardware A problem occured during hardware installation Your new hardware might not work properly So after I got that message I did the next logical step Uninstall and Reinstall After going through everything I still get the error message Next I check and see if Microsoft Lifecam VX-3000 Problems there is new software on the Microsoft website for this product Luckily for me there was So I go ahead and download and install it LifeCam exe but unfortunatley it still doesnt work So i go into Control Panel to add new hardware but that comes up with the error message Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware The driver may be corrupted or missing Code I also took it to a relatives house to try it on there computer and to my horror it worked perfectly So it must be something to do with my computer Any useful help is appreciated nbsp

A:Microsoft Lifecam VX-3000 Problems

If no one can help me with my problem, can anyone point me in the right direction on where I can resolve it. (Other than Microsoft Customer Support that is, that's definitely a last resort).
 

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A:Microsoft Lifecam VX-3000 Problems

I have exactly the same problem, followed all the exact same steps and I kept being told to do the same thing all over again (3 times) on another forum. Its not helping, and I need a new suggestion. I don't have the original CD of the software anymore. I have used the camera several times before and It has prior to this month been functioning without any problems.

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Has anyone else tried a web cam or had any problems and if so have you found any solutions?


Solved: Microsoft have released Windows 7 beta Drivers for all their products Here http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/windows7/support.mspx



Later Mark

A:BSOD With Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000

i have this same problem with my E3500 logitech cam & windows 7.....

i can use skype with the new BETA but i cant touch camera setting b/c it will crash..
if skype is not running & i try to configure the camera it will lock the explorer & i have to log out...

it could be a problem with webcams in general...


SK

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A:[SOLVED] Microsoft Lifecam HD 6000 not seen

Does the Hub have it's own power adapter? (this would increase the power provided by the USB port to the devices plugged into the hub) When you use a USB hub, it diminishes the power from the USB port. Devices that require more power like HDD's Cameras etc as a opposed to keyboards or mice, may not get recognized by the computer. Unless the Hub is self powered.
The solution is to plug the USB device directly into the computer.
You can go to Start/Run and type devmgmt.msc and press enter. In the Device Manager are there any devices with yellow flags? Or under Universal Serial Bus Controllers is there an Unknown Device? If so, right click it and Uninstall it. Now right click any device and choose Scan For Hardware Changes, this should recognize the device and reinstall it. If it comes back with a yellow flag or as an Unknown Device, then it needs to be plugged into the computer directly and not through a hub.

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Have you read the below article :
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have you tried uninstalling/reinstalling the application?

if you are running xp pro you can create a batch file with taskkill to run at shutdown.

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Welcome!

Where did you get your drivers?

~Jonathan

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A:Lifecam vx-3000

Test the cam on another PC. That will verify a cam or PC/software issue.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lifecam-vx-3000.1032033/
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A:Lifecam vx7000 HELP

go to the website for the camera and see if maybe u can find another driver for it.sometimes the ones that come with the product just dont want to work right. hope this helps.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lifecam-vx7000-help.689403/
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Quote: Originally Posted by sandeep


Don't worry I'll help out here:

For the Lifecam VX-3000

1. Download, extract and install the Windows 7 Lifecam Drivers from the link

2. Once installation is finished you should have your USB Camera plugged in and that compatibility issue coming up.

3. Cancel everything and go to device manager (Right click computer -> Manage -> Device Manager)

4. You should see under imaging devices your webcam but with a yellow sign on it.

5. Right click it and go to update driver software

6. Click Browse your computer... and then click let me choose... there should be a button saying "Have Disk", Click on this and click on browse...

7. Locate the downloaded and extracted folder and go to:

LifeCam edit\setup\microsoft lifecam\driver64\vx3000

8. There should be a vx3000.inf file there, open this and click ok, you should see the driver listed, click ok and you will be asked if you want to install this driver warning by Windows, click Install Anyway and another compatibility error will come up, ignore this.

9. Check back on device manager if the yellow sign is on the webcam anymore, if not then everything is working fine.

Enjoy your cam.

I hope this quick little step by step will help a lot of you out.



thx my friend sandeep

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When you tell it to install are you selecting "Run As Administrator"?
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A:Lifecam.exe fails on initialization

Hi,
Since this issue occurred recently, I suggest you try system restore to go back to a previous good time point firstly.
Also, try to refer to the following article to troubleshoot this issue:
Resolve compatibility issues between LifeCam and other programs
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953692Alex Zhao

TechNet Community Support

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/05106e1b-4f4f-4958-9091-3df6f6c0fcdf/lifecamexe-fails-on-initialization?forum=w7itproappcompat
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Did you download/install the software for windows 7 64 bit version of you Lifecam Cinema from there websit before hooking up the cam via usb?

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sounds to me like there is possibly some irq conflicts(interrupt request). Which basically tells what part of windows resources the device should use. I would go into the device manager of the control panel and try checking to make sure the automatic irq box is checked. That should be in the system tab of the control panel.

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MB: ASUS P5E-VM HDMI Chipset G35
Intel Core 2 DUO E6550 @2.33
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Check out this for a solution for your camera BSOD With Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000

http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/windows7/support.mspx

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Here is a link to download the latest software for your device. Just choose your model.

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A:VX-1000 Lifecam problem

  
Quote: Originally Posted by conoflex


The MS beta software Lifecam 2.91 worked great for me until I installed build 7260 all I get now is "driver blocked cos of compatibility"
anyone know of a work around for this please ?


also have a vx1000, and adding the driver, which works fine with the vx1000, only update through the Device Manager.
LifeCam edit.7z
send feedback pls

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What ever web service you are using (skype,microsoft messanger,yahoo) open up that page and go to tools look for camera settings, under video, click on the arrow on the screen, then select your camera then check ok, or apply, it should work.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/lifecam-vx-700-not-working-on-vista.889609/
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what model is your lifecam?

http://www.vistax64.com/drivers/261063-lifecam-vx3000-issues.html
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A:MS lifecam cinema won't work in msn chat..

In Messenger, click on Tools > Audio and Video setup ...
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/ms-lifecam-cinema-wont-work-in-msn-chat.923195/
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Well no-one seems to be able to figure out the problem so I solved it the easy way; I gave the VX-1000 away and bought an inexpensive Logitech which installed easily and worked immediately. Maybe the moral is just stay away from MS hardware.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/drivers/17149-ms-lifecam-vx-6000-problems-drivers.html