There could be several reasons why the camera on your laptop is not working: Driver issues: If the camera drivers are outdated, missing or corrupt, the camera may not work properly. Try updating the drivers from the laptop manufacturer's website or using the Device Manager. Privacy settings: Check your privacy settings to make sure the camera is not disabled. On Windows, you can go to Privacy settings in the Settings app and make sure the camera is turned on. On Mac, go to System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Privacy and check the camera settings. Hardware issues: The camera may have physical damage or the cable connecting it to the motherboard may have come loose. If this is the case, the camera may need to be repaired or replaced. Application restrictions: Some applications may restrict the use of the camera. For example, if you are trying to use Skype and the camera is not working, make sure that Skype has permission to use the camera in the app's settings. Operating system issues: If the camera was working before and suddenly stopped, it could be a software issue with the operating system. Try restarting your laptop or updating the operating system. Try these solutions one by one to resolve the issue. If the problem persists, you may need to seek technical support from the laptop manufacturer.