Friday, February 11, 2011

HP Mini 311 Webcam Drivers for Windows 7 Solved

I got a refurb 311 with a fresh install and the webcam wouldn't work. Skype and other programs didn't see it.

I looked and if it's on HP's site, it isn't obvious.

So, long story short, do all the Windows Updates, and then uninstall the webcam.

It will now install a driver and work, if it goes like mine.

The big clue was in Device Manager, it said 'No driver Installed' but it didn't have the traditional yellow exclamation point.


Anonymous said...

Hey i had the same problem as you i did your way by unistalling it but it did not instal a driver to replace it now i cant find the webcam at all.

is there a step im missing?

Rob said...

Use the 'Scan for Hardware Changes' and it should see and install a driver.

Nawaz1983 said...

thank you, it worked

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