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[SOLVED] Microsoft Lifecam HD 6000 not seen

Q: [SOLVED] Microsoft Lifecam HD 6000 not seen

I am running MicroSoft Windows XP, Service Pack 3, using Parallels Desktop 7 for Mac, Build 7.0.15107, on a MacBook (2.26 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB 1067 MHz DDR3, OS X 10.6.8). I have a Microsoft LifeCam HD 6000 connected through a USB hub that I use for Skype. Since I upgraded Parallels Desktop the other day, the webcam is no longer recognized by the computer. I know I could fix the problem by disconnecting and reconnecting the camera. But this is a remote computer which I control with LogMeIn, and that is not an option. Is there any way I can 'trick' the computer (Windows or Mac OS) into thinking I have done that? If you have any ideas or need more info, please be as specific as you can. I don't know much about computers. Thank you.

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I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

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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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This was sounding so promising then I got to 2GB RAM....

Have a look at your PC now - if you are running next to nothing over standard windows services, then you are probably somewhere around 1.2GB. Add an email client, some virus software a few Chrome Tabs and you will already be swapping away to page file as the OS starts to worry about memory and things will start to grind. How much would 2 more MB cost? Shame as otherwise it sounds quite a capable little machine.
 

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Of course, K6000 is much better that K4200, but I love GTX 780 Ti.
 

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A:Solved: Computer doesn't recognize the network adapter

Whenever you install a new OS, always take note of the model of core system hardware like GPU, chipset, and ethernet/wifi (there are a few others that aren't as important, but nice to have updated) since those are critical to your computers core functionality.

However, a quick google search of your model yielded me with your PC's system specs. Your PC contains a Realtek RTL8201N ethernet adapter. So far I am unable to find a driver from Realtek itself and the HP driver is not Realtek, but instead nVidia nForce.

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Any luck with this?
 

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Wow I know that feeling. I had a MS mouse that did the same thing. Never could figure out how to stop it from doing that. I search over the internet and never found a answer. Even tried its support site. I ended up getting rid of it and going back to a Logitech.
 

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I guess you could say...
The shlt hit the fan.
ok, terrible pun, I'm sorry.
 

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type fast.

:haha:
five seconds: type fast.
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A:Hard Drive for Dell Inspiron 6000

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A:HP Pavillion 6000 display gone. Disabled driver, now no recognition of ANY graphics

it seams to me what you need to to do is reinstall windows vista and then go from there, if you have some money then go buy windows 7
 

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A:Can't connect to Internet after reinstalling Microsoft XP

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Everybody complains about this. I think the program is a resource from the jump.

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Hey thanks for posting this!
I have the same videocard 4850 and it gave the same problems and i didn't know why.
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A:HP Compaq NC 6000 laptop will not boot up

Remove the battery and the AC adapter, then hold down the power button on the laptop for 30 seconds. Reattach the AC adapter and try booting the laptop
 

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Please confirm all your Dell drivers are updated from visiting this thread: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic100658.html
 

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A:Name brand PC Recovery problems solved

I take it that the extra 256Meg of Ram did not originally come from HP
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Hello and Welcome to Techspot!!

I couldn't find much info about your computer.
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Yes I have removed many of your posts, ie in reply to 2005 thread?



Creating my first new thread here as a new memberClick to expand...

What about your other new thread: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic117373.html

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Have a look here: Tutorial: No POST (Power On System Test)

Here is another tutorial: Tutorial: NO POST / Power General troublshooting
 

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A:AMD 6000 mobo compability

It should work... go for it!
 

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My mobo

Using onboard sound.

Googled, read, looked around, ran windows repair, help? pls? thanks guys
 

A:Microsoft bus should be loaded into your system.... "error"

after googleing, i found 2 potential solutions:
1




Right click on My Computer, go to Properties, Hardware Tab, Device Manager. Look for any yellow bubbles next to the devices. If you see any, right click on it and click install driver. Select the option to find the drivers yourself, the next screen should allow you to browse and navigate to that folder. If the drivers still don't install then go to http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com in IE and get any hardware updates you can get. The MS bus driver might be an update you need to get.Click to expand...

2




I installed WinXP once more, installed SP2 and then the Sound Driver.
Again it didnt work.
(DAMMIT!)

Then I remembered that i actually had changed a sound card setting in the bios. (No i did not diasble the soundcard )

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And the Mboard has a front panel connector.

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The manual states on page 2-31 that:
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For "fun" i just tried to put it back to the setting it was when i installed the Mboard (Azalia), and then, bingo, the sound card worked in windows.Click to expand...

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A:Still unable to open Microsoft Outlook

I dont think just upgrading to service pack 3 would do any good.

May be you need some more luck there.

Hope you get the help you need

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A:Microsoft ACPI compliant system? too many?

That is not a normal thing imo.

In Bios;

Make sure your Advanced setting for Plug and Play OS is set to Yes.

Then, under Power, set the ACPI APIC Support to Disabled for now.

Boot and see what, if anything, changes.
 

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Haven't looked up that keyboard, but I think I know what it is (the fix) anyway.

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Also you should have just replied to your original thread: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic107883.html
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Do this at your own risk, but it has worked for me. Go to Device Manager, delete everything with a yellow sign. Do not restart. Then go to control panel, add hardeware, and follow the instructions. If you are using XP it will restore them.

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A:ATI Radeon 9200 only works with Microsoft drivers

Fully uninstall the ATI program
You may also use the ATI uninstall program to be very thorough.

Download the most up to date ATI program(drivers) for your card
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what operating system did you install?
did you also install a firewall program or any other "freeware" utilities for internet security and stuff?
did you try a different browser such as firefox?

please post back
mscrx
 

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A:HP omnibook 6000 HASH CODE

Read this:
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is it safe to play in 55-57 degrees?

I have the BTF95 cooler (passive) from ZEROtherm.

btw i haven't overclocked.
 

A:AMD Athlon X2 6000+ AM2 temp.

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A:Dell inspiron 6000 bios password removal

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A:Inspiron 6000 wont boot due to BIOS problem??

Hi

Well it does sound like its a faulty Motherboard, if the info on the drive is important then either put the drive into another I6000 or use a 2.5 to 3.5 adaptor cable and read the drive contents on another machine.

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A:Dell Inspiron 6000 keyboard problems

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Alex.
 

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A:I think I solved my Infinite Loop Problem to just go to another...

(I hope you have access to a computer with a CD burner.)

I've found this tool very helpful at identifying bad memory. It's positively identified bad ram 100% of the time for me. Download this and follow the instructions to burn it to a blank CD-R. Then boot from the CD-R on your suspect computer. Run the Extended Diagnostics for at least one complete cycle. (Usually if it doesn't detect RAM pattern errors on the first cycle then the RAM is good and there isn't much need to run additional cycles.)

http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp

Post the results here.
 

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Hi john760 and welcome to techspot. =)

I've checked you HijackThis log and it appears to be mostly clean. Fix these entries though.

O9 - Extra button: Linked Images - {D8980DE8-9D4C-4fb0-8FB4-95B1FA4125AD} - C:\Program Files\IEimage\IEimage.htm
O9 - Extra 'Tools' menuitem: Linked Ima&ges - {D8980DE8-9D4C-4fb0-8FB4-95B1FA4125AD} - C:\Program Files\IEimage\IEimage.htm
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I noticed an entry:
O4 - Startup: restart_vs.lnk = F:\Viewsonic.exe

Do you recognise this file or process, and why is something running from F:\ ?
Let me know in your next reply.

Your problem could be non-malware related.


Regards,
Your friendly momok =)

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