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Old 08-23-2012, 11:33 PM   #16
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That's unfortunate :/. If you're really courageous and adventurous, you could get a screw driver and dig into your computer. Since you have no warranty, you don't have anything to worry about... except breaking something that is :P. If you do, I would check the wiring first. If all the wires are good, then I would take a look inside the screen and see if the camera bit looks suspicious. Bad crimp, a burn, etc.

If you're not feeling courageous, at least you have your USB webcam.

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Old 08-24-2012, 12:47 AM   #17
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ahh

ok um remove that external webcam...we want nothing but your internal cam pls

as you boot up, allegedly you press the function key and escape key

2) I assume you have no motherboard manual on this function stuff?

3) those images were fantastic and your bios is a shocker....sorry for doubting you

would you consider migrating to a new flash version or a different bios?
 
Old 08-24-2012, 12:56 AM   #18
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if you wanted to check for a flash update to your bios, there is more information required for models S10

eg

http://support.lenovo.com/en_AU/guid...s/default.page

there appears to be 7 models

EDIT

IF interested in coreboot to replace that super great bios, it depends on your chipset and allegedly

yours is intel 945 and looks ok

http://www.coreboot.org/Supported_Chipsets_and_Devices

but will it enable your webcam?

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