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  1. Windows 10 camera app does not start when trying to open it. Get the error message that...


    Windows 10 camera app does not start when trying to open it. Get the error message that shows " It looks like another app is using the camera already" error code 0xA00F4288I have already uninstalled all camera drivers. then rebootedI reset the camera app in the app settings. then rebooted. other alternative camera app in the store did not work either. None of the above options work.This is a Dell Latitude 5410 Windows 10 Pro on domain. Dell Command update and Windows updates have all been updated as well. Also reinstalled full driver library on Dell Command Update.

    :)
     
    Admin of Office365, Jul 30, 2021
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  2. error message when opening camera app

    Hello Gary,

    There are several possible reasons why you are receiving an error message when you open the camera app on your device one of it is a hardware issue. For us to be able to isolate your concern, kindly answer these questions:

    • Are you receiving an error code aside from the message?
    • What are the troubleshooting steps have you tried so far?

    We will be waiting for an update.
     
    Gerald Mal, Jul 30, 2021
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  3. Xylee Del Win User
    camera not opening

    Hello,

    We understand that after a Windows 10 update, your camera stopped working properly. This issue may have occurred due to corrupted drivers. For us to help you with this, kindly answer the questions below:

    • Are you getting an error message whenever you try to open photos or start the camera?
    • What is the current build and version number of your Windows 10? To check, press the Windows key, type
      winver, and press the Enter key.
    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far?

    Meanwhile, we suggest that you check this
    article
    and perform the troubleshooting steps given to see if there will be any changes on your Windows 10 camera.

    Kindly get back to us.
     
    Xylee Del, Jul 30, 2021
    #3
  4. Windows 10 camera app does not start when trying to open it. Get the error message that...

    Windows 10 Camera App Not Opening, no error message

    Hi Cameron,

    I would suggest you to follow the methods below
    and check if it helps.

    Method 1: Run the app troubleshooter.

    I suggest you to download and run the app troubleshooter from the following link and check.

    Fix problems with apps from Microsoft Store

    Method 2: I suggest you to install all the latest pending Windows updates as below and check if it helps.

    • Go to “settings” and click on “update and security”.
    • Under tab “Windows update”, click on the icon
      “check for updates”.
    • Then once you find the pending updates install it and check.
    Method 3: Also I suggest you to follow the steps from the below article and check id it helps.

    Fix Windows Camera app problems with PC cameras

    Windows help & learning - Microsoft Support

    You may refer to the below link and check I it helps.

    Windows camera, microphone, and privacy

    Let us know the status of the issue in regards with camera app. Your reply is important to assist you further.

    Regards,

    Guru Kiran
     
    Guru Kiran G, Jul 30, 2021
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