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# 109235 15-Sep-2012 15:00
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Hi

Any one help with what this would be up to? 

Brand new Acer E1-521 with built in webcam. 

Having issues with it not being detected? 

Any idea where the drivers are? Or a safe site to download some new ones? 

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  # 686540 15-Sep-2012 21:16
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is it shown in device manager under imaging devices heading?

is it shown in device manager under other devices with a question mark?



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  # 686605 16-Sep-2012 09:25
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It's not appearing in device manager at all :/

 
 
 
 


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  # 686611 16-Sep-2012 09:43
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If you are using the software provided by Acer then drivers will be included automatically. I doubt it is a driver problem. You could try installing the webcam software from the application tab on the support page here:

http://support.acer.com/us/en/product/default.aspx?modelId=4277

but my guess is that is already on your system.

It is time to call Acer warranty.

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  # 686612 16-Sep-2012 09:43
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Is the webcam enabled? A lot of PC's have a button/switch or keyboard shortcut to enable, so it would probably pay to read the manual first.

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