Summary: Got one of these from one of you who could not fet it to work for a couple of bucks. Works great first try on my windows 7 machine did not even require any extra drivers. And functions well on my linux machine as well. It is now set up as a secondary security camera to watch my cars at night.
A fix that may help those who are having trouble with webcam being detected.
Rae Carol, Amazon
27 July 2013
Summary: Many reviews have said that they encountered the error "webcam not detected". I had the same problem but finally figured it out and it was very easy.This was on a HP Pavillion PC running Windows 7: Press START Go to Devices & Printers Right Click on the HP Webcam 2100 icon Click Troubleshoot It will...
Summary: I recently purchased an HP 2100 webcam at a Fry's store for use on an HP Pavilion running Windows 7. During the webcam software set-up (from the CD-ROM), another program, Roboform, which I have on a thumb drive, began attempting to launch.
Summary: Had this about a month. Worked fine for awhile. Have spent countless times on the phone with HP. My computer does not recognize the webcam. This is a very common problem. Also says... webcam in use by another application. I am running windows 7 with a new HP computer.
Summary: I bought this for a classroom project. It worked great on my dilapidated school computer using Skype. Took home once the project was completed and now I can't get it to work on my far superior, personal computer. It works for a few minutes..