RE: USB webcam disappears when hub is connected
Don't think its a problem with Vista, my webcam works fine running off a
powered USB 2.0 hub. It may be more of a problem that the software that runs
the camera is looking to the spot where the camera was hooked up to during
the software setup.
> The HP Pavilion dv9565ea (nvidia chipset) laptop has a built in webcam
> that hangs off the USB bus. If I boot the machine connected to a 7 port
> (powered)usb 2.0 hub the webcam isn't listed in device manager and
> cannot be accessed at all.
> The webcam will only reappear after disappearing if the laptop is shut
> down and all power removed (battery out, power lead disconnected).
> Thereafter booting with the hub disconnected results in the webcam
> working. I've tried two different hubs (a cheap no brand hub and an
> expensive belkin hub) with the same result.
> Could this be a problem with vista? Any suggestions on how to further
> diagnose or correct this issue would be much appreciated.