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Windows 7: Web Cam

18 Nov 2010   #1

Windows 7 64
Web Cam


I have a Sony Vaio with a built in Web cam that started not working today. Neither the utility that came with it or Skype could connect with it. Then I got a BSOD that said IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL.

Here's the data I got

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7600.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: d1
BCP1: 0000000000000010
BCP2: 0000000000000002
BCP3: 0000000000000000
BCP4: FFFFF880017185D6
OS Version: 6_1_7600
Service Pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:


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18 Nov 2010   #2

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer

Welcome to SF, Max.

First please do the following:

BSOD Posting Instructions

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18 Nov 2010   #3

Windows 7 64

Okay thanks. I have Windows 7 x64 that was OEM. I bought the Vaio in December 2009.
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18 Nov 2010   #4

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer

Update your video driver:
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\nvlddmkm.sys (, 11.03 MB (11,563,296 bytes), 8/18/2009 1:52 PM)

Update your network controller:
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\yk62x64.sys (, 384.00 KB (393,216 bytes), 8/18/2009 1:51 PM)

Update your Atheros Wireless Lan driver:
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for athrx.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for athrx.sys
Probably caused by : athrx.sys ( athrx+4c0c7 )
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19 Nov 2010   #5

Windows 7 64

Thanks for the assistance. The last driver update got rid of a problem I had with the Virtual Wifi Miniport adapter, but I could get the NVIDIA driver to work. When tried via device manager, it said it was up to date and when I tried via the NVIDIA website it said it could not find compatible software when I tried to install it. And the webcam is still not working. Any ideas?
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20 Nov 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit

Uninstall the webcam from device manager and reboot. it will be listed in Imaging devices!
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