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How to Fix: Operation Requires Interactive Windows Station (Code 28) Error

Infopackets Reader Gord F. writes: " Dear Dennis, I recently installed Windows 10 on my PC. Everything has been working fine for over a year, however, all the sudden my Logitech webcam 300 stopped working with Windows 10. I thought perhaps I may ... need to reinstall the driver, so I went to Device Manager to locate the webcam but it is not there anymore. Instead, I see an 'Unknown device' and if I double click it, it says: 'The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28) This operation requires an interactive windows station'. I have absolutely no idea what that means. I tried ... (view more)

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How to Fix: Windows 10 Webcam Not Working

How to Fix: Windows 10 Webcam Not Working Infopackets Reader Alan S. writes: " Dear Dennis, Paul Thurrott over at (previous author of WinSupersite) has suggested that the latest Windows 10 Anniversary update has broken 'millions' of ... webcams . I have read his article and tried the registry fix, all to no avail - my webcam simply will not work. I have also reviewed other websites for similar registry fixes, but nothing works. Do you have any suggestions? " My response: From what I read on the Paul Thurrott's website, the registry fix he describes is a workaround - though it's not ... (view more)

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'Webcam Archiver 1.08', and 'Autodelete 3.1'

Webcam Archiver 1.08 With the free software called Webcam Archiver you can create a different, detailed profile for every webcam you use on your Windows computer. Once you've done this, it's easy to save all your new images according to its webcam ... profile. This allows you to better organize and display all the pictures and videos you take with all your different webcams. Autodelete 3.1 Autodelete is a free software utility for Windows that can automatically delete old files in any folder you select. Once you indicate the folder you wish to have cleaned ('Downloads ... (view more)

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School Issued Laptops Bundled with Remote-Spy Cameras

A recently filed 17-page lawsuit (PDF) alleges that laptops issued to high-school students in a Pennsylvania suburb feature webcams used by school administrators to invade the privacy of almost 1,800 students and their families. (Source: ) ... According to the parents in Blake J Robbins v. Lower Merion School District (LMSD), the issue was discovered last November when the Robbins' child was disciplined for 'improper behavior at his home' and a photo taken by the webcam was used by the Assistant Principal as evidence. The activity the student was engaged in is not specified in the ... (view more)

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