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ThinkPad X270 Webcam (Built-in Camera) Freeze - SOLVED!

2020-07-30, 20:42 PM

I want to commend Lenovo for very recently issuing new drivers and a registry patch that solves the built-in camera (ie webcam) freezes many of us were experiencing.

 

If you didn't check lately and are experiencing issues, download them... uninstall your current stuff... then run the driver update (double click on file you downloaded) and then the same with the registry patch.

 

Problem solved - thanks Lenovo team! I know our X270s are a few years old, but mine with the i7 inside is still kicking strong. And long term support as you just showed means my next laptop will be a Lenovo too.

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Re:ThinkPad X270 Webcam (Built-in Camera) Freeze - SOLVED!

2020-07-30, 23:25 PM

This just happened to me. Where do I find these fixes?  Download the latest critical and recommended updates from Lenovo Vantage??? Or is this a manual fix found elsewhere? tks!

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Re:ThinkPad X270 Webcam (Built-in Camera) Freeze - SOLVED!

2020-08-04, 19:40 PM

go here

https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/thinkpad-x-series-laptops/thinkpad-x270/downloads/driver-list/component?name=Camera%20and%20Card%20Reader

 

make sure it's the right X model as well as OS.

 

Download

Integrated Camera Driver for Windows 10 (Version 1709 or later) - ThinkPad

Integrated Camera Driver Registry Patch for Windows 10 (Version 1709 or later) - ThinkPad

 

Go to Device Manager and uninstall your current built-in camera device.

 

Immediately after, run the two executable files above that you downloaded. 

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