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06-08-2021

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Re:Integrated Camera Shows Black Screen

2021-06-08, 10:10 AM

Hi, if you are looking for a solution try this out 

This is a video by this amazing dude who helped me out.

 

https://youtu.be/AZeuumQqooM?t=292

 

1.Navigate to your "RUN" by pressing "START + R" on your keyboard and enter the word "Regedit" .

2.Then navigate to this path "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Media Foundation\Platform" .

3.In it create a DWORD value by right "Right-clicking" on the side menu and pick up the "DWORD (32 Bit) Value" and name it "EnableFrameServerMode".

4.Modify the DWORD that you just created by right-clicking on it and choosing "Modify" and set the decimal number to "0".

5.Restart your Laptop and try re-launching your camera app. 

 

if it didn't work try changing the number to "1" and then restart and try again. please refer to the video if you had any issues with the steps mentioned above. 

Enjoy

 

Arra Oskanian

 

 

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07-02-2017

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Re:Integrated Camera Shows Black Screen

2021-06-26, 8:33 AM

Have you found a solution yet?

 

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04-13-2021

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Re:Integrated Camera Shows Black Screen

2021-06-26, 9:06 AM
I had Lenovo do a warranty repair and they replaced the camera module. Now it works.
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07-01-2021

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Re:Integrated Camera Shows Black Screen

2021-07-01, 20:10 PM

Hi

II thought to write this as some might discover that the unfixable issue with their Lenovo camera is actually way simpler than all they could thought of. 

Anyhow, look on your top of your camera closely, did you see this sort of invisible small black slide? Pull it to the right side. Is it working now? 

It worked for me :)

Ciao

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07-02-2021

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Re:Integrated Camera Shows Black Screen

2021-07-02, 0:33 AM

I had this problem. They basically replaced the entire inside of the computer (motherboard, camera, etc). When I got it back, about two months ago, working like a brand new computer. 

 

Guess what!?! It's back! Black... no image! So frustrating!!!!

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07-02-2021

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Re:Integrated Camera Shows Black Screen

2021-07-02, 0:44 AM

I had this problem. They basically replaced the entire inside of the computer (motherboard, camera, etc). When I got it back, about two months ago, working like a brand new computer. 

 

Guess what!?! It was back! Black... no image! So frustrating!!!!

 

I was reading another forum where a lot of other people were having this problem. And guess what!!! It's now resolved!!

 

People....it may not look like it, but your computer likely has a privacy panel! Run your finger around the edge of the computer, just above the camera. Do you feel something a little rough? If yes, try to move it! It's the privacy panel!

 

I am certain this was my problem last time too!

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07-02-2021

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Re:Integrated Camera Shows Black Screen

2021-07-02, 14:16 PM
Fixed!!! (And I bet this is the problem I had the first time before they replaced my mother board, etc!!!) My laptop DOES have a privacy panel! I ran my fingers along the top of the computer, near the camera, and voila! there was a rough "thing" there. I was able to move this and my camera is working again! So, if you don't think you have a privacy panel... just check it out to make sure!
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07-20-2021

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Re:Integrated Camera Shows Black Screen

2021-07-20, 6:17 AM

Took two hours searching everywhere but your answer finally helped me. Thanks!!!

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07-22-2021

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Re:Integrated Camera Shows Black Screen

2021-07-22, 15:21 PM

Thanks for linking that video! It solved my problem (specifically the unistalling and reinstalling the camera driver portion). Thanks!

https://youtu.be/AZeuumQqooM 

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08-02-2021

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Re:Integrated Camera Shows Black Screen

2021-08-02, 22:41 PM
Follow your idea and fixed the problem. I did not know there is a black slide and must slide it by accident. Thank you very much for your info.
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