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Webcam Viewed As A Bluetooth Adapter

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#1 Snuupy


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Posted 14 November 2010 - 08:29 PM

Hey there.

I am running Windows XP SP2, Professional Edition.

I was trying to install a bluetooth adapter I bought about a month ago, and it was one of those horrible buggy ones. I was trying to make it work, and I eventually ran something I found on the internet, "BluetoothDriverInstaller" from http://bluetoothinstaller.com/.

It fixed my adapter, but then it messed up my webcam. I stupidly didn't make a system restore point, and now I messed up my webcam.

It's a Magic Pro Videocam 300 pro camera, and the driver is avaliable here: Driver. under Accessories-->VideoCam 300 Pro.

After running Bluetooth Driver Installer, I realized that windows thought my webcam was a bluetooth adapter, like this!

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Now I can't use my webcam at all, and it seems like it's broken. I've tried reinstalling the bluetooth driver, unplugging and replugging the webcam, going into Control Panel-->System-->Hardware and right clicking my device, and pressing disable, then replugging it. All have seemed to fail, and it's still unusable.

How would I get my webcam to work again, without reinstalling my entire OS?



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