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Your webcam is not working?

Are you looking for the ultimate fix to solve your Windows 10 camera problems?

In this easy tutorial, you will learn four ways to fix the webcam on Windows 10.

The first method is using the Settings app, the second with the help of the Device Manager, the third with the Command Prompt, and the fourth using the Registry Editor.

Let’s go!

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Fix Webcam on Windows 10 the Easy Way

Check Windows 10 Settings App to Fix Webcam

Open your Settings app using the Windows+I keyboard shortcut, click on “Privacy“.

Fix Repair Solve Webcam Camera Windows 10 1 Settings Privacy

Open the “Camera” page, and make sure you are allowing apps to access the camera.

Fix Repair Solve Webcam Camera Windows 10 2 Camera Allow Apps Access Camera

Uninstall Camera in Device Manager for Easy Fix

Right-click on the Start icon and choose “Device Manager“, you can open this menu also using the Windows+X keyboard shortcut.

Fix Repair Solve Webcam Camera Windows 10 3 Device Manager

Open the “Imaging devices” to show your webcam. Right-click on your webcam and choose “Uninstall device“.

Fix Repair Solve Webcam Camera Windows 10 4 Uninstall Device Hd Pro Webcam

Don’t delete the driver software, just click “Uninstall“.

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Fix Repair Solve Webcam Camera Windows 10 5 Uninstall Without Delete Driver Software

Go to the “Action” menu and click “Scan for hardware changes“.

This will reinstall the webcam drivers and should fix the problem.

Fix Repair Solve Webcam Camera Windows 10 6 Scan For Hardware Changes

Wait for a couple of seconds…

Fix Repair Solve Webcam Camera Windows 10 7 Scanning Plug And Play Compliant Hardware

Use Command Prompt to Fix Webcam

Open the Command Prompt as administrator from the Start menu.

Fix Repair Solve Webcam Camera Windows 10 8 Command Prompt Start As Administrator

Run the following commands:

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net stop wuauserv
net stop cryptSvc
net stop bits
net stop msiserver
net start wuauserv
net start cryptSvc
net start bits
net start msiserver
Fix Repair Solve Webcam Camera Windows 10 9 Net Start Stop Services

Fix Webcam Using Registry Editor

Open Run prompt using the Windows+R keyboard shortcut, type in regedit and hit Enter.

Change Alt Tab Transparency Windows 10 1 Regedit

Navigate to this path:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows Media Foundation\Platform

Right-click on the right side and choose “New” > “DWORD (32-bit) Value” and name it EnableFrameServerMode.

Fix Repair Solve Webcam Camera Windows 10 10 Registry Editor Enableframeservermode Dword

Double-click on “EnableFrameServerMode” and make sure its value is 0. Click “OK“.

Fix Repair Solve Webcam Camera Windows 10 11 Enableframeservermode Ok

Open Your Camera App to Check

Open the Camera app from Start.

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Fix Repair Solve Webcam Camera Windows 10 12 Camera Start

Your webcam should be working now!

Fix Repair Solve Webcam Camera Windows 10 13 Et

If you have any questions or your webcam still is not working on your PC then leave a comment below ;)

Thanks for sharing and see you in the next tutorial.

Soufiane – Easytutorial.com

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