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Windows 7: Sony Vaio Bad Web Camera Quality

08 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
Sony Vaio Bad Web Camera Quality

Hi There,
i just recently bought a Sony Vaio C Series Laptop which is green, I use the web camera alot such for skype, msn etc. Well it says on the label where the webcamera is saying HD Web Camera Powered by Exmor. Now, at night my webcamera is really DARK and even if i sit under a light it doesnt help as much. My web cam does not look anything near HD. But i don't know if there is any settings or adjustments?

Shaun Bowers

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08 Oct 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

Although this Microsoft hotfix is for Vista I would imagine it would be OK for Windows 7 as well.

It can't hurt to give it a try, just create a system restore point first, in case you need to undo the fix.

You may find some support here too:

And don't forget, as it is a new computer, it'll be under warranty, so you could also ask Sony to sort it out for you.
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02 Jan 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit

Hi Shaaun,

I am having exactly the same issue you are facing, have you got any solution? if yes, then please post here.
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02 Jan 2012   #4
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by vinodk View Post
Hi Shaaun,

I am having exactly the same issue you are facing, have you got any solution? if yes, then please post here.
Welcome to Seven Forums vinodk.
If you have the identical equipment as Shaun, did you try the links Seavixen posted?
You should start your own thread with your specific details, and please fill in your system Specs. and System Info - See Your System Specs
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23 Mar 2012   #5

windows 7 home premium 64bit
SAME problem!!!

me too i have same problem.. ive been using this HD web camera powered by EXMOR!!!

i dnt know why this camera has low capacity of making pictures and video to a clear one, is the problem the computer it self, built in web camera and the Operating system ,,

its true when there is a low light source, the image has poor quality, ive been using and having this problem since the day i used this SONY VAIO LAPTOP C SERIES,

please help me to clarify my problem

Do i need to SELL my LAPTOP ? and FIND ANOTHER with better one!!
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23 Dec 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium

Still no solution! Still dark, even under a light.
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