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The built-in web camera is not working.

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Why doesn't my built-in webcam work anymore? It says "Web camera initialization failed". How do I get it to work again?

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This usually happens when the application, driver, modules, DLLs are missing or not configured properly. If the webcam was installed with an installer package, you can always perform a repair or, even better, a fresh installation. The thing is that a fresh installation will fix everything from the driver to the application and DLLS plus registry keys. Please re-install its software and drivers, then you can use it again.

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