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Windows 10 Anniversary Update completely borks USB webcams. Yay.

Geoffrey W Silver badge

Re: Optional behaviour

Apparently there is a way to change back to default behaviour, though I warn that I haven't tested this because, like, no windows 10 here yet. A quote:-

"Specifically, a DWORD named EnableFrameServerMode at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Media Foundation\Platform (for 32-bit Windows, and 64-bit applications on 64-bit Windows) and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows Media Foundation\Platform (for 32-bit applications on 64-bit Windows) set to the value zero will restore expected camera functionality."

This is taken from :-

http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2016/08/windows-10-anniversary-update-breaks-most-webcams/

Don't blame me if if it doesn't work.

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