I have a Y550. My daughter did something and my keyboard quit working so I did a system restore. I tried to use Skype today and an error message pops up to tell me that I do not have a webcam installed on my laptop. How do I get my webcam back up and working?
Some files required for the webcam to work could have been deleted accidentally, or your drivers could be outdated.
The webcam could also have been accidentally deactivated.
Check if you have YouCam installed and uninstall the program, then reinstall it.
Restart your system.
If you have created a back-up of your system and files, you can update the drivers and BIOS. If the problem persists, perform OneKeyRecovery to return to initial settings.
Check that your camera has been activated. Press Fn + Esc to check if this has been done.
Drivers & Software for the Y550 can be found on the End Of Life site Device drivers File Matrix: Laptops & Tablets -> IdeaPad Y Series -> IdeaPad Y550 Notebook