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Windows 7: Windows 7 can't use my webcam after reinstall

28 Sep 2012   #21
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Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Let's see, it worked on XP and Windows Seven, not on Windows 8 or Ubuntu. Yes?
You reinstalled W7 and it doesn't work but you installed 64 bit instead of 32 bit.
Have I got this all correct? Do you still have Ubuntu installed in dual boot?

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28 Sep 2012   #22

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

I didn't say it worked on Ubuntu, i just said i had ubuntu in parallel to Win7. No, i don't have it anymore and i didn't install an x32 OS because my system only sees 3.25 GB of RAM on x32. I prefer to not use the camera than not use 750 MB of ram.
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28 Sep 2012   #23


I just finished telling you that some of your RAM is apportioned to hardware and even showed you the chart to look and see! Did you see it? Hello?
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28 Sep 2012   #24

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

Oops, sorry. It's 4 AM here and i'm kinda tired, i missed a couple of posts. I'll try installing an x32 win7 some day when i find the time.

Thank you very much to all of you and sorry if i made you angry
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