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I have tried to use the camera app multiple times for vlog posts for college courses and several times the camera only records a 1 second video. There are other instances where I have gotten more than a 1 second video however there was no sound. My camera app has allowances for my microphone so this shouldn't be an issue, yet it is.
If your PC has a built-in camera or a connected webcam, you can use the Camera app to take photos and videos. To find the Camera app, select Start > Camera. Select any heading below. It'll open to show more info about using your camera or webcam.
When your camera isn't working in Windows 10, it might be that the drivers are missing after a recent update. It's also possible that your anti-virus program is blocking the camera or your privacy settings don't allow camera access for some apps.
In Windows 10, having a camera and microphone as part of your device lets you make Skype video calls, take pictures, record videos, and more. Many apps and services request and use the camera or microphone, and Windows settings give you control over which apps can use your camera or microphone.
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