Satellite A300-1OM webcam failure

A week ago the notebook above had a motherboard (fried component) failure while I was on Skype with my webcam in use. A technician managed to fix the motherboard and the laptop is now fully operational with the exception of my built-in webcam which are more detectable by the computer.

The technician suggested that he may have forgotten to cut the cable of the webcam in his motherboard slot when put the laptop back together. Since I'm capable of dismantling of the majority of my laptop, I want to check it myself to save time two round-trip to the store of the computer again. Does anyone know where I should look in Notepad (illustrations would be great) to check the connection of the webcam with the rest of the computer?

If not, would it be possible that my webcam broke during the original motherboard failure since it was used during the failure of my motherboard? I also checked for drivers to update on the toshiba site, but could not find one for my laptop for Windows 7 64 bit.

Note, I got Windows 7 64-bit before the crash so I don't think that this is a software problem as for many other Webcam A300 problems posted on this forum.

Thanks for reading, I hope you can help!

> Does anyone know where I should look in Notepad (illustrations would be great) to check the connection of the webcam with the rest of the computer?

Because the webcam is a part of the cover frame and all the cables would be placed behind the plastic cover, you need to remove the cover to access the cables but don t ask me for more details because I m A300 not owner but only the U400 which is equipped with this webcam too

However, in your case I would risk any damage to laptop, which can happen due to bad disassembly!
It is perhaps best to s to make a short trip to the service.

> If not, would it be possible that my webcam broke during the original motherboard failure since it was used during the failure of my motherboard?
It is also possible, but in this case, the technician who replaced the motherboard should be responsible for this

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