Fix - Microsoft Windows Error Code: 0xA00F4244 NoCamerasAreAttached


Error Message:
We can't find your camera

Check to be sure it's connected and installed properly, 
that it isn't being blocked by antivirus software, 
and that your camera drivers are up-to-date.

If you need it, here's the error code: 0xA00F4244 <NoCamerasAreAttached>
Error Screenshot:
Windows Error Code - OxA00F4244 - We cant find your camera

When you open the Camera Application on your Windows 11/10/8 Computer and you get the 0xA00F4244 error code, the main reason for this error is,



Reasons: Error Code OxA00F4244 NoCamerasAreAttached

  • Camera has not been provided permission under Privacy Settings.
  • Camera not available on your Computer.
  • External Camera not plugged into the USB/Type C Port.
  • Third Party Camera Drivers are missing or not installed.
  • Camera drivers are not updated.
  • Third Party Antivirus application blocking access to the Camera.
  • If connected to a Remote Desktop, Windows RDP Application might not be provided permission to the Camera.


Fix: OxA00F4244 NoCamerasAreAttached Error

  • Make sure if you have an external camera it is plugged in properly. Try to change the slot or the wire that you are using to see if that fixes the issue.
  • Check if Camera has access enabled under Privacy,

    Check Camera Privacy Settings

    • Go to Settings,
    • Click on Privacy -> Camera,
    • Click on Change button below "Allow access to the camera on this device"
    • Turn on "Allow apps to access your camera"
      Allow apps to access your camera Windows
    • Also make sure in the list of App, to see the App like Zoom and Teams have access to Camera.
  • Make sure the drivers for the Camera are installed correctly,

    How to scan for a New Camera Drivers

    • Unplug and connect the Camera again,
    • Open Device Manager using Windows Search,
    • Click on Menu: Actions -> Scan for Hardware Changes,
    • If the new Camera is detected, drivers should get installed and you should see your camera listed under Imaging drivers

    How to scan for a New Camera Drivers

    • Unplug and plug the Camera again,
    • Open Device Manager using Windows Search,
    • Click on Menu: Actions -> Scan for Hardware Changes,
    • If the new Camera is detected, drivers should get installed and you should see your camera listed under Imaging drivers

    How to update Camera Drivers

    • Open Device Manager using Windows Search,
    • Now expand Imaging drivers
    • Right-click your Camera (Logitech/HP/Dell/Asus)
    • Select Properties -> Drivers -> Update Drivers

    Note: If updating drivers does not work, try to uninstall the driver and run Scan from Action menu.

  • Update drivers using Device Manager

    • Go to Settings -> Update & Security
    • Click on View optional updates
    • Expand - Driver updates and select the Camera Driver,
    • Click on Download & Install
  • Finally, if you have a 3rd Party Antivirus Software installed (Kaspersky, Norton, Avast, etc) make sure they are not blocking the Webcam


If you are taking a Remote Desktop Connection (RDP) to a Windows Server, make sure that Camera Access is Provided (also counts if you are doing an RDP from Mac running macOS)

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