Having problems with your Acer Aspire 5720-6661 Notebook PC ?

Hey..I have an Acer Aspire 4736z...my webcam was working fine with XP...now i hav dual OS..XP n Vista Ultimate 32 bit...it works fine when i open in XP..but it says Camera not found in Vista...how do i fix this? please help!


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You will need to download and install the Vista driver for your camera. It should be available at the manufacturers website under the support link. Hope this helps.
Strangely enough Acer's US website (or at least any link after the home page) is an invalid page at the moment. However here are the two drivers for your camera:

http://global-download.acer.com/GDFiles/Driver/Camera/Camera_Chicony_1.1.74.216_Vistax64Vistax86_A.zip?acerid=633771763779236526&Step1=Notebook&Step2=Aspire&Step3=Aspire%204736Z&OS=V10&LC=en&BC=Acer&SC=EMEA_27

as well as

http://global-download.acer.com/GDFiles/Driver/Camera/Camera_Suyin_5.0.9.1_Vistax64Vistax86_A.zip?acerid=633771768638111679&Step1=Notebook&Step2=Aspire&Step3=Aspire%204736Z&OS=V10&LC=en&BC=Acer&SC=EMEA_27

when running xp your drivers are for SATA IDE mode
when running vista your drivers are for SATA AHCI mode

So to my knowledge with two different operating systems they are two completely separate driver sets and you must install the vista drivers while running vista and likewise with xp. Additionally i have looked around and there doesn't seem to be a difference between the 32-bit and 64-bit drivers (although i assume there would be)

Hope it helps anyway!
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