This issue can happen because of different reasons, some of them incorporate, tainted webcam application or programming, undermined webcam drivers, and so forth.
Test your webcam with another webcam application (you may attempt with Yahoo Messenger, Skype, Windows Live Messenger, Quick play, Youcam, and so on)
Check if the webcam works with the new application.
In the event that the webcam functions admirably with the recently introduced application, at that point the issue could be with the assembled – in webcam application or with the one that you have been utilizing before.
Uninstall your past application (the one with which the webcam didn’t work) and reinstall it.
Check now, if your webcam works.
In the event that the webcam doesn’t work, utilize the one with which your webcam works.
On the off chance that the webcam doesn’t work with any of the applications or programming, at that point the issue could be with the tainted webcam drivers.
Press and hold Windows Key and break key all the while.
In the System Properties window, select Hardware tab and snap on Device Manager.
Snap on “+” sign by Imaging Device and check for any yellow outcry mark next to the webcam gadget, in the event that there is an imprint, at that point it demonstrates that the gadget is beaten up pretty bad.
The gadget may work even at this circumstance yet in addition can flop now and again.
On the off chance that you don’t discover any outcry sign alongside the gadget, at that point follow the underneath steps to seclude the issue.
Reinstall the webcam drivers from Recovery CDs or from the Recovery Partition in the note pad.
Simply check now if your webcam works.
Likewise test the issue by reinstalling the new drivers from the webcam bolster interface and on the off chance that you are utilizing the webcam application that accompanied your scratch pad, at that point visit your journal bolster site and in the drivers page you will have the option to discover the as of late discharged webcam drivers.
In the wake of reinstalling or introducing the new drivers check for the issue.
Guarantee that the Startup sort of Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) administration is set to Automatic, if not set it to Automatic. WIA is a help that is required for running the webcam applications in the framework and necessities to empowered.
You can do this from Services, click on Windows key and R all the while to open the Run window. Asianthumbs
Type services.msc in Run window and snap on OK.
Presently in the Services window, look down to Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) administration and check its Startup type. In the event that it isn’t set to Automatic, at that point double tap on the administration and set it as Automatic (adjacent to Startup type) and snap on “Start” to begin the administration and snap on Apply. Snap OK.
Check if your webcam works now.
In the event that the issue despite everything endures, at that point the issue could be because of an inside webcam equipment issue.
Before closing if the issue is identified with equipment, if you don’t mind check in your scratch pad bolster site for any indicative instruments that you can race to fix these issues and now and again you may must be online to play out these analytic tests.
On the off chance that you are running Vista in your note pad, guarantee that it is Vista Service Pack 1.
If not, move up to Vista Service Pack 1 since it accompanies another webcam driver which resembles a hotfix to the one in Vista.