TESCO Value Webcam

  roygbiv 10:53 24 Mar 2008
Locked

I have got a TESCO Value Webcam (TECH1).

It installed fine on (old) WIN 2000 lappy.
(a good image considering the cost £5.49)

I cant seem to install it on WIN XP, tried everything I can think of..TIA..Alan

  roygbiv 12:07 24 Mar 2008

Use the supplied disc, download driver from Tesco site, all the same result
"No video capture available"
I am "stuck" for things to try ????

  dagbladet 12:11 24 Mar 2008

roygbiv

Try this small (free) piece of software. It worked for me when I lost all the software for my Aldi (£5) webcam.

click here

  roygbiv 13:40 24 Mar 2008

Still nothing !!!!!

  Stuartli 16:15 24 Mar 2008

Is the webcam set as the Default video device and also Enabled from the drop down menu in its Properties from Device Manager>Imaging Devices?

  roygbiv 16:50 24 Mar 2008

cant seem to get the driver to be reconised, in any form?????????????

  roygbiv 21:31 24 Mar 2008

I am beginning to think this Webcam is NOT compatible with XP ??

  dagbladet 11:21 25 Mar 2008

Alan

A ramble around google suggests that the camera is a Easy Snap Snake Eye WebCam manufactured by Pixart in Taiwan(sp?). See this thread from a linux forum click here
using the info in post 3 on that forum may help you find the driver.

  dagbladet 11:24 25 Mar 2008

Alan

See post 4 on this AMD 64 forum.

click here

  dagbladet 11:27 25 Mar 2008

Post 6 here

click here

  roygbiv 17:00 26 Mar 2008

I have tried all those, still getting

NO image capture installed.

But It works perfectly on win2000 lappy???

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Alienware 17 R4 2017 review

These brilliant Lego posters show just what children's imaginations are capable of

Mac power user tips and hidden tricks

Comment réinitialiser votre PC, ordinateur portable ou tablette Windows ?