Chicony Webcam is locked by another program on the Satellite Pro series
The Integrated Chicony webcam on my Satellite Pro displays on my screen and I can adjust the settings, etc., and until yesterday, worked fine with Yahoo and MSN IM.
However, since yesterday, I get a message saying that it is not connected or it is locked by another program.
Alone, I can't look my friends webcsm either!
My OS is Windows Vista Business.
Please post laptop full name!
With regard to the question of the webcam.
Well, I found several ad about the same problem with the internal webcam.
That's why I really recommend looking in this forum to find answers.
But I give you a hint; the message appears because of the locked webcam service.
Just try to disable and enable the service that controls the webcam in the msconfig.
Finally and above all the new installation of the webcam driver and software, you can download from the Toshiba page, could solve this problem!
I bought this phone today and wanted to use the webcam, there is a program called Web Camera Application, which is what the seller showed me earlier on the show one.
When I click the program it comes up with 'webcam is locked by another program' it won't work on Skype or facial recognition, no more.
Cam is properly registered in (imaging device) Device Manager?
Released new webcam application and check the video settings in Skype. Webcam is listed here? You can use cam with Skype?
Also try reinstalling the webcam application. Latest version, that you can find on Toshiba download page ling is on the top of this page (top of page support pages download drivers).
I get the message that my build in webcam is locked by another application.
I use the software assistant camera supplied preinstalled and Vista.
Ive tried to close the sidebar of windows and messenger without success.
I don't know what causes this.
Have you already checked this thread?
According to this thread the installation of * ffdshow "* codec from cdrinfo.pl site should help solve this problem"
I had the problem with the webcam on my X 200 where it says "Camera locked by another program".
I updated the driver and now the camera works ok for 2 seconds and then turns all black.
However, when I enter the Options menu of the camera has no problem of image preview in the Options window, but when I switch back to the regular preview window or try to use with the Messenger, it works only for 2 seconds and then turns off.
I tried several different drivers, but nothing seems to work... Any advice will be greatly apprecciated.
Please check this forum discussions:
I noticed that I could not stop my laptop and the light of forthcoming preserved web cam and beep then jump? The led is now fixed on permanantly and if I try to open webcam, it is said that it is locked by another program, but I have no running and no matter what command from the start butten is to say stop or restart will not work?
Your ad is a bit confusing, you mean that the webcam light is always on and you can t use the webcam, right?
Do you see the same behavior in the BIOS before Windows starts? I mean is the webcam light even if you go into the BIOS?
Well, it could be something wrong with the driver for the webcam, so in your case I would try to put it back. You can download the latest version of Toshiba's official website:
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I'm trying to backup to an external drive my contact Outlook .pst files. I get an error codeBeef 80070021 which says that the files are either locked by another program. I just put all these contacts on iPhone. What should I do to fix this?
This problem is caused by a MS Outlook Add In which prevents closing Outlook. Add in that is usually responsible for cauysing this problem is one that search/indexing of the tool. The remedy is very simple:(i) with Outlook open, go to Tools Menu(ii) click on "Trust Center".(iii) in the left pane, choose Add-Inns, and then near the lower part of the window, you will see a button that allows you to manage your COM Add-Ins."(iv) to ensure that the drop-down list is set to ' COM Add-Ins" and then click on OK(v) select Windows 'Search Email an indexer' and then click 'remove '.(vi) click OK, and then close Outlook.(vii) re - open Outlook and run the backup. (The program will tell you that Outlook must close the first before saving). Everything should be OK.If any problem contact me at * address email is removed from the privacy *.I hope this helps.
When I install the program of webcam - drivers on the website of the camera works very well.
When I restart it no longer works. When I select Preview for photo mode or something toolbaar camera assistant, he told me that the camera is locked by another program.
I have Vista 32 bit running on a Satellite Pro P200-14 d
Anyone who can help me?
you try the following:
Uninstall the driver download webcam, go in the [Chicony website | http://www.chicony.com.tw/] and download the drivers of webcam from here.
After installing the shouldn´t you have problems.
Just give it a try, I will cross my fingers for him. ;)
Just bought my netbook andmy webcam does not work 4 days ago, but the message said "the webcam is locked by another application" and I'm unable to use with, for example. Skype.
Anyone know what is happening?
Wud appreciate yr help. Thank you
I recommend you to disable the webcam software of automatic start during windows startup.
As that mentioned it in msconfig-> Startup tab.
Skype and other messengers don't need this software that runs in the background
I worked several months without any problems before this update... Now I can not find which version I had before...
I have a black screen when playing and the screen of the program after the first pro 6.0.3, 6.0.4 cs6 and 6.0.5 update.
Reading appears when I turn renderer for CPU, but I have tons of projects already rendered GPU and it slowes my work down.
I can't use 6.0.0 and 6.0.1 because there is no support CUDA for my GT650M and there is no 6.0.2 for Windows
What am I supposed to do?
I followed on my Dell 7720 material:
Windows 7 sp1 64-bit
16 GB of ram
Graphics Intel HD 4000
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
FINALLY I FOUND THE SOLUTION!
This problem appeared after Premiere Pro cs6 update 6.0.5. and Nvidia graphic drivers at 320... then 331,65. Reading CUDA started working correctly when I reinstalled the graphics drivers Nvidia 307.07 old. It was very unsupposed problem. NEVER DAY drivers and the system until that your projects are completed!
Thank you very much for the help!
When I try to use the webcam on my Satellite C650D I get an error message "device locked by another application". I tried to use it through Skype and get a message "cannot start video, try closing other programs that could use your webcam ', although no other programs use my webcam...
I reinstalled the latest drivers without result, what now?
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Device Manager does not detect also no error with the camera
You run the internal webcam software at the same time? If Yes, it could assign the webcam feature in Skype so close to the webcam software before you start Skype and use the webcam.
If it doesn't work try reinstalling the driver for the webcam of the official website of Toshiba:
http://EU.computers.Toshiba-Europe.com > support & downloads > download drivers
But before you install the new webcam software, delete the old first, restart the computer. I recommend also using CCleaner to clean the registry before installing the latest webcam software.
Also, these old registry keys affect the features of webcam CCleaner would be worth a try. :)
My Webcam Chicony 2.0 does not work. -Lockey by another Application...
So, I uninstalled the driver, but if I want to install the driver it is a mistake...
Something with Win95 stand...
I got the driver from the Toshiba Page.
Can someone help me?
Locked by another application error message is known to me.
This forum contains many discussions on this issue.
First of all it is very important that Vista SP1 has been installed. This update package contains a fix that is needed to get the webcam working properly.
Second messengers installed and loaded like MSN messenger, yahoo Messenger, Skype can lock the webcam.
Therefore, you must remove these applications from the RUN key in the registry.
The new installation of the webcam driver should also be made.
I put t know why you can not reinstall the webcam software. Maybe you didn t reinstall it correctly. You must decompress the file before you start the installation. It would be also advisable to clean the registry with the CCleaner after uninstalling software.
I had updated my Windows Vista to Windows 7 and since I had problems with the webcam.
I tried to download other software and it will work for a day or two when I go to open the webcam there is a pop up that says the device is locked by another application when nothing else is in place?
It seems also not connect to Skype? Anyone have any ideas?
It is not easy to say what the problem is here. Webcam is entered correctly in the Device Manager?
I have experience with Win7 on Satellite L300 God. I ve done own Win7 32 bit installation with all the drivers, tools and utilities and I must say that the webcam works perfectly.
Sometimes a reboot works but not very often.
The camera assistance software says "in use by another program.
How can I find the other program so I can stop it?
I already rebooted the software nothing works.
The webcam software load automatically at the beginning of the windows to start the procedure. The program mentioned is perhaps the assistant webcam software.
You can disable this automatic startup in msconfig.
Type in RUN-> msconfig, go to the Startup tab and disable the webcam software.
This prevents the start software.
On the other hand, it could be another tool like Skype, MSN messenger or similar
Hi, can you please help me to resolve if there is problem with my webcam settings. I am trying to open my webcam using my yahoo messanger but the camera is not accessible and the message display as saying "Cam is locked by another Application."
Can you please tell me how to solve this problem.
I found this Toshiba document:
[Integrated Webcam may not respond after sleep state awake computer | http://askiris.toshiba.com/ToshibaSupportSite/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=1924 621xml & sliceId = & dialogid = 41219194 & stateId = 0% 200% 20 41217605]
Locked by another application error is also described.
PS; If you are using Vista then SP1 should solve this problem too.
I use my webcam for Skype quite frequently. However, all of a sudden my webcam will not illuminate. When I tried to open the "camera assistant software" to see if the camera worked there, he said the camera was "locked by another application" but I don't think I have anything open that would block my webcam. Is there anything I can try to take my camera works again?
Please see the thread with a similar problem and fix possible:
I hope this helps!
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