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My laptop webcam doesn't work. It tells me that "Windows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information (in the registry) is incomplete or damaged." How can it be fixed?

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My laptop webcam doesn't work. It tells me that "Windows cannot start this hardware device because its configuration information (in the registry) is incomplete or damaged." How can it be fixed?

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This error is a Device Manager error and it indicates that there may be a corrupted entry in the registry. In order to solve it, you need to uninstall and reinstall the webcam driver. You can check the Error codes in Device Manager in Windows web page for further information.

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