Fix We can’t find your camera in Windows 10 error code 0xA00F4244

If you have landed to this article that , you want to fix the error saying “We can’t find your camera” in Windows 10 with error code 0xA00F4244. In this post we will try to fix this problem by several methods to get rid of the problem we can’t find your camera in windows 10.



Fix We Can Not Find Your Camera 0xa00f4244 In Windows 10 Solution

 

Note that, if your Laptop is MSI ,Fn+F6 switches your webcam off and on.

For other laptops and PC, it may be due to several reasons,  such as , alterations in camera app settings or due to outdated camera drivers.So, lets try to fix this.

Method 1  – Through Settings pane

1 – Open settings by pressing windows key and i together.

2 – Now, click on privacy.

 

Privacy Windows 10 Settings

 

 

3 – Now, click on camera from the left side Menu.

4 – Now, in the right side, Make sure that let app use my camera hardware option is turned on.

 

Camera Lets App Use Camera Windows 10

 

Note: – If it is turned off , just toggle it on,  to make sure apps can use your camera in windows 10.

If it does not solve your problem, try next solution given.

 

Method 2 – By Resetting the Camera App

1 – Open settings by pressing Windows key + i together.

2 – Now, Click on Apps.

 

Apps Windows 10 Settings

 

 

3 – Now, click on Default apps from the left menu.

4 – Now, in the right side click on camera to expand it.

5 – After that, click on advanced options.

 

Apps Features Settings Windows 10 Camera Advanced Options

 

 

 

6 – In the next window, click on reset button to reset Camera App in Windows 10.

 

Camera Reset Windows 10

 

 

 

 

Method 3 – Update webcam driver

1- Press W + R to open run command box.

2 – Now, type devmgmt.msc in the text field and hit enter to open device manager.

 

Device Manager Run Open

 

3 – Now, once the device manager opens up,  click to Expand cameras and locate your webcam device.

Note: – On some devices its located under Sound, video and game controllers. Also, in some other devices, its located under imaging device.

4 – Right click on it and select Uninstall.

Find Webcam Driver

 

5 – Now from the top tabs , just click on action and then click on Scan for hardware changes.

 

Scan For Hardware Changes

Method 4 – Re Register Windows store app

1 – Open command prompt as administrator.

2 – Now, write the command given below to re register windows 10 store app.

PowerShell -ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted -Command "& {$manifest = (Get-AppxPackage Microsoft.WindowsStore).InstallLocation + '\AppxManifest.xml' ; Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $manifest}"

3 – After that , restart your system for changes to come into effect.

Method 5 – Roll back your Webcam driver

1 – Press W + R to open run.

2 – Now, write devmgmt.msc in it and press enter.

3 – Now, right click on your webcam driver and click on properties.

Note that it can be found out by expanding any one of the three depending upon your PC/ Laptop model.

  • Cameras
  • Sound, video and game controllers
  • imaging device

4 – Now, click on driver tab.

5 – Finally , click on Roll Back driver.

 

Roll Back Driver

After the rollback process gets completed, just restart your PC

Method 6 – Troubleshoot Windows store Apps in Windows 10

1 – Open control panel.

2 – Now, search Troubleshooting in the search box.

3 – Click on Troubleshooting.

 

Troubleshooting Windows 10

 

4 – Now, from the left menu, click on view all.

 

View All Troubleshooters Windows 10

 

 

 

5 – Now, from the troubleshooters list, Click on Windows store apps.

 

Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter

 

 

 

6 – Click on next button to start troubleshooting.

 

Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter 1

 

Method 7 – Check your antivirus software

It may be a reason for your camera not showing up. May be your antivirus blocking the camera app on windows 10. Just check the settings of your antivirus app and look that, is your antivirus blocking camera app or not.



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