Does using cv2.VideoCapture() destroy imaging device at device manager??

asked 2016-09-27 13:45:41 -0500

haaku gravatar image

image description My dell 5110 just lost webcam. imaging device has gone missing from device manager!!!!!!

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no idea, how you lost your webcam driver, but it's very unlikely, that cv2.VideoCapture removed it.

berak gravatar imageberak ( 2016-09-28 01:58:15 -0500 )edit

the same thing happened to lenovo, but on restart lenovo recovered imaging device on device manager. The driver became passive and asked to reconnect hardware.

haaku gravatar imagehaaku ( 2016-09-28 02:57:36 -0500 )edit