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Windows 7: Where can I find a driver on my laptop?

16 Jul 2011   #1
roddypiper

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 
Where can I find a driver on my laptop?

Hi,

I have a Sony Vaio VGN-NS30E/W, on which I am running Windows 7.

Some days ago, I have installed a new driver for the Sony Visual Communication Camera (Motion Eye) webcam and the device worked fine. However, today the device has stopped working (Code 43) and it now states that it is using the older version of the driver.

Can anyone tell me where I can find the new driver files on my laptop, so I can manually locate them? I have installed them via DriverMax, so am not quite sure where the driver is located.

Any help would be much appreciated.


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16 Jul 2011   #2
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

not sure but in start menu try search ,type device manager then check the imaging devices, right click the sony webcam then select update driver. good luck
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16 Jul 2011   #3
roddypiper

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

I don't even have any Imaging Devices in my Device Manager. What I don't get either is that it is a USB device although it is an inbuilt camera?
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16 Jul 2011   #4
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

sorry bud ,that was the best i could advise ,it works for my built in webcam
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16 Jul 2011   #5
The Howling Wolves

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Restore it back to the day your webcam was working.
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16 Jul 2011   #6
theog

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

ME/XP/Vista/Win7
 
 

What was the problem with Sony Update center? (as you used DriverMax)

Go with The Howling Wolves's advice, restore back.
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