Tips to reinstall Webcam Driver in Windows 10:
In this article, we are going to discuss on How to reinstall Webcam Driver in Windows 10 with several easy steps/methods. You will be guided with easy steps/methods to do so. Let’s starts the discussion.
‘Camera/Webcam Driver’: Webcam/camera driver is important software required to communicate your camera/webcam device (external webcam or built-in camera/webcam) with operating system installed in your computer. Depending on webcam/camera model integrated/ attached into Windows computer, camera/webcam driver must be installed in your Windows PC/laptop properly.
It is quite simple to check the status of webcam/camera driver in Windows 10/8/7 computer. To do so, you need to open ‘Device Manager’ and expand ‘Cameras’ or ‘Imaging Devices’ category, and check if your connected camera/webcam is showing in Device Manager. If your webcam device is showing ‘Yellow Exclamation’ mark on it in Device Manager, then indicates webcam driver is not installed or is corrupted/outdated, or webcam driver is not compatible in your Windows computer.
Outdated/corrupted, or incompatible webcam driver in Windows PC can cause several camera/webcam relating issue like webcam not functioning/recognized in Windows 10/11 and other camera errors. In such case, webcam driver update is necessary if you don’t want any webcam relating problem in Windows computer. Also, you can uninstall the incorrect webcam driver version from Windows computer and then reinstall the latest & compatible webcam driver version in order to fix camera relating issue. Let’s go for the solution.
How to reinstall Webcam Driver in Windows 10?
Method 1: Reinstall webcam driver update using Device
You can update the installed webcam driver version to latest version in order to fix the issue.
Step 1: Open ‘Device Manager’ in Windows PC via Windows Search Box and expand ‘Cameras’ or ‘Imaging Devices’ category
Step 2: Find and right-click on your webcam device, and select ‘Update Driver’ and follow on-screen instructions to finish update process. Once updated, restart your computer.
Method 2: Uninstall webcam/camera driver and then reinstall it
You can uninstall currently installed webcam driver and then reinstall latest version in computer.
Step 1: Open ‘Device Manager’ in Windows PC and expand ‘Cameras’ or ‘Imaging Devices’ category
Step 2: Find and right-click on your webcam device, and select ‘Uninstall’ to uninstall it
Step 3: Once uninstalled, open your browser and visit your webcam manufacturer official site, search for your webcam model and download the driver for it according to your Windows 32-bit or 64-bit computer.
Step 4: Once downloaded, double-click on downloaded driver setup file and follow on-screen instructions to finish installation. Once installed, restart your computer to see the changes.
Method 3: Download or reinstall webcam driver update in Windows 10 [Automatically]
You can also try to update all Windows drivers including webcam driver using Automatic Driver Update Tool. You can get this tool through button/link below.
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