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Webcam on X200s gives pink image. Solutions?

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Webcam on X200s gives pink image. Solutions?

#1 Post by BigCatAndy » Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:31 am

Hello,
recently I exchanged Display cable on my X200s. Now the Webcam is visible in BIOS and can be used, but it creates extremely pink Image. When I cover the lens with my finger, the Image is not black, but pink.

Does anyone know why? And what might be the solution for it?

Thank in advance,
Andrey
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Re: Webcam on X200s gives pink image. Solutions?

#2 Post by axur-delmeria » Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:25 am

BigCatAndy wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:31 am
Hello,
recently I exchanged Display cable on my X200s. Now the Webcam is visible in BIOS and can be used, but it creates extremely pink Image. When I cover the lens with my finger, the Image is not black, but pink.

Does anyone know why? And what might be the solution for it?

Thank in advance,
Andrey
Either the wrong driver is installed, or the camera module has an issue.
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Re: Webcam on X200s gives pink image. Solutions?

#3 Post by BigCatAndy » Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:50 pm

Hello,
axur-delmeria wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 11:25 am
Either the wrong driver is installed, or the camera module has an issue.
thanks for the hint. I also thought about wrong driver, but somehow I cannot prevent Win7 from installing a driver as soon as ai activate the cam in the device manager. I suppose, I should try to use the one from Lenovo, and not the standard one.
(1) IBM TP T60p 2008-9EG 2.33GHz / 3 GB / 180 GB (Intel SSD), 15' UXGA 1600x1200, 320 GB in Ultrabay
Dual boot: Win7 Pro (32 bit) + Ubuntu
(2) Lenovo TP X200s 7466-3SG 1,86GHz / 2 GB / 160 GB (WD Black Mobile)
Win 7 Pro

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