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X1 Carbon Webcam Flashing

2020-07-07, 18:29 PM

Hi all!


When I first open my webcam, it works fine for the first 4-5 seconds (the green light comes on and the video is good), however, after the first few seconds, the green light will begin to flash and the video will capture 1 frame then freeze for a few seconds and then capture another frame. This happened once before and I was able to fix it by reinstalling the camera drivers but that hasn't worked this time around. I've also tried rolling back the drivers and nothing has changed. 


Has anyone else had this problem and fixed it?




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Re:X1 Carbon Webcam Flashing

2020-09-01, 0:23 AM

I'm getting the same problem on a Lenovo X1 4th Gen. I've tried:

  • Toggling privacy settings in Lenovo Vantage
  • Installing and uninstalling old drivers and new drivers and rebooting each time
  • Removing the camera from Windows Device Manager


I'm now getting Vantage crashing when I go to the Device Settings for the camera.


This is very frustrating as I cannot use the camera on any video conference software.

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