Why does my webcam not work and why can’t I change my desktop wallpaper in Windows 8?

Anonymous May 10, 2014
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I recently bought asus X550LC laptop and installed windows 8 on it. However, even after installing the graphic driver and camera driver, my webcam is not working and I can’t change my desktop wallpaper…

  1. davnel
    May 11, 2014 at 1:21 am

    If you have installed Windows 8 on a machine, until you activate it through Microsoft, you cannot personalize it, such as changing the wallpaper, etc. The camera issue is simply a driver from the manufacturer. It is possible that installing new drivers is also blocked until activation.

  2. Hovsep A
    May 10, 2014 at 6:37 pm

    1) Open you Power Setting in Control Panel.
    2) Open Power Options then Select your power plan-Change plan settings -Change advanced power settings 3) Expand the Desktop background settings option-Expand Slide show.
    3) Make Sure that the Plugged in option is set to Available

    1) open search and type: EASE OF ACCESS CENTER
    2) in the new windows scroll down. Check or uncheck Remove Background Images (where available)

    • Ktara235
      May 11, 2014 at 8:54 am

      Oh it was already set to that..... But thanks

    • Hovsep A
      May 11, 2014 at 10:42 am

      so still you cant change the background wallpaper?

  3. Oron J
    May 10, 2014 at 5:54 pm

    The graphics driver is for your video display (i.e. your screen). Your webcam requires a separate drive. Not sure why you can't change the wallpaper though. Do you get an error when you try to do so?

    • Ktara235
      May 11, 2014 at 8:53 am

      I guess I should try ur suggestion..... Thanks a lot pal.

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