LifeCam.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.-(This is LifeCam Cinema)

  • I initially installed life cam and everything was working fine until last night. I had launched the program, did take one picture and two short videos, then tried to delete them one at a time and my PC Blue Screened. I don't remember the error message, but I restarted, opened windows explorer and manually deleted the 3 files I created. Then I tried to launch the camera software and received the above message. I un-installed the software, downloaded and installed the current software and upon trying to launch the GUI, I keep getting the same error message. I have now un-installed and reinstalled the software 3 times. The uninstaller does delete all the program files and it appears to deleat all the registry entries. The camera drivers still work since I can use the camera with Skype. I just can't get the software to initialize without the error. I tried to copy the error text created, but it's too long for this section. I can furnish the e5c6_appcompat.txt that has the details on the error.

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Last updated April 29, 2020 Views 3,123 Applies to:

I use Windows XP SP3 and am trying to get a camera for use with Skyype.

I initially installed the cam using the software on the supplied disk. On completion of installation I got the above message. I have just installed Skype and found that the mic was working but when I tried to set up the camera I got the message " The camera is in use by another programme. I could not find any other programme using the cam. I uninstalled the programme and  re-installed. Same result.

I then seardhed for drivers on the web and found LifeCam3.22.exe which I downloded and installed. With this I got the message "There is no camera installed on this computer"

I then came to the Microsoft site and found LifeCam3.60.exe and downloaded and installed it. I have come the full circle and am back with the original error message and at a loss where to go next.

Ernie Littlely

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