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siddi
February 9th, 2011, 03:36 PM
i have an acer aspire 5571.... with a built in web cam... recently it have stopped working and cheese gives an error message that no device detected...
how do i get my webca working

no2498
February 9th, 2011, 07:51 PM
look in your package manager for xawtv
install it
start xawtv
it should see the cam

siddi
February 10th, 2011, 01:03 AM
i downloaded xawtv... when i click on it, nothings happening...

no2498
February 11th, 2011, 12:25 AM
ok you may need to do a mod prob of the driver
and reinstall it
i have seen it just dont know how to do it myself