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Toshiba built in webcam problem... HELP

J

JodieLemke

#1
i jsut got my laptop yesterday and i use MSN and Skype. last night the webcam
work for both applications but now since i restarted teh computer the camera
says LOCKED BY ANOTHER APPLICATION.. how do i fix thsi error???
 
R

Rick Rogers

#2
Hi,

Check with Toshiba for a firmware update. Also check programs loading at
boot for one that may be taking control of the camera and disable it. You
can run msconfig or windows defender/software explorer to look at this.

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Best of Luck,

Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com

"JodieLemke" <JodieLemke@xxxxxx> wrote in message
news:0561DA83-329C-418D-B31C-5086B9E7DCC1@xxxxxx

>i jsut got my laptop yesterday and i use MSN and Skype. last night the
>webcam
> work for both applications but now since i restarted teh computer the
> camera
> says LOCKED BY ANOTHER APPLICATION.. how do i fix thsi error???