Turn your computer off. When you attempt to use your camera, you might see an error such as “Connect a camera” or “Web camera initialization failed,” or the camera might simply not work correctly. If not do this. In Windows 7, search for it in the Start Menu’s search field. There should be an entry titled “Imaging devices” that can be expanded.

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Turn your computer off. Results 1 to 5 of 5. System Restore Try using the System Restore utility to restore the computer to a working state.

This is sometimes called a system reset or a system recovery. Note that this will remove all of your software and data that you added including applications, documents, photos, etc. Some laptops may not have one listed. If not then you know for sure that some hardware issue can be famera for non-working camera. If it does fix the problem, try reinstalling them again to check if the webcam continues to work.

If you don’t want to go through each troubleshooting step, you can skip to the “System Recovery” section. Ensure that’s it’s enabled by performing the following steps.


That is why I fear that the webcam has a hardware issue the built-in mic is dead too. This is just a temporary troubleshooting procedure.

Contact a professional or perform a system reset Lastly, you might want to return your computer to factory default conditions. In Windows 10 or Windows 8, hold the Windows key sztellite press the ‘x’ key to open a menu in the lower-left. Firstly uninstall the software. Welcome to the Toshiba Support Forum, created for customers and enthusiasts to share knowledge, solve problems and discuss technology.

how do i turn on my webcam it is a toshiba satlelite L655-S5150

If that doesn’t work, check the Toshiba support site for an updated camera driver. If it stops working again, the issue is that specific third-party application. Select the most recent restore point from before the issue arose. Please check your camera device and restart the cwmera or your computer. Hello David If possible install OS again and check webcam functionality.

How can I fix my webcam?

My webcam is suddenly no longer accessible by a number of softwares Skype and similar. The Toshiba Webcam software is one of the software I tried that can’t find the webcam message that appears when starting: There are a few easy steps to troubleshooting and fixing a malfunctioning webcam.


Each step below might fix the problem. In Windows 7, search for it in the Start Menu’s search field.

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Finding Documents and Downloads on the Toshiba Website. Select “Device Manager” from this menu.

Resetting a Windows 10 System to Factory Defaults. Reinstall Software Right-click the camera in the Device Manager and select “Uninstall,” then restart your computer. Uninstall any other applications that use the webcam besides the pre-installed Toshiba camera application.

The webcam is also no longer in my list of devices in the Device Manager. I think its software issue. The time now is Then download the newest version from the Toshiba European driver page and install this.