Asus built-in webcam showing upside-down (especially in skype)

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Thu Sep 29 05:37:02 UTC 2011

On 09/28/2011 03:30 PM, Adam Funk wrote:
> On 2011-09-22, chris wrote:
>> On Wed, 2011-09-21 at 14:26 -0400, Ric Moore wrote:
>> <snip>
>>>> In all 3 cases, the webcam image is still upside-down.  Any other
>>>> suggestions?
>>> Maybe turn the webcam over?? Or, maybe you live in New Zealand?
>>> <chuckles>  Ric
>> Now now Ric, from our point of view, you guys are upside down. :-)
> Interesting suggestion, but I'm in the northern hemisphere.

Sorry, didn't mean to make fun of your circumstance. Does it work 
normally with another OS?? It would be telling to see if it works on a 
Windows machine. Anything about that effect in your manual? Does the 
camera rotate and you didn't notice? I've played with a couple of web 
cams, and I don't believe I've ever encountered that problem.

Ha! One guy wrote this:

Posted:1/25/2011 11:31:00 AM 	# 6
well i fixed my upside down cam problem i took the screws out and turned 
the built in webcam around had to pull the tape off and re rout the wire 
for the cam i dont see my green light that says my cam is on but i know 
its on when im on msn and i turn my cam on i see myself and not upside 
down nomore"

Lord! He fixed it! I love that man for cutting through the chase. <giggles>

Others report driver problems. I'm finding a BUNCH of pages on "webcam 
display upside down" Google that. Google is your friend. :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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