How to Fix Error “We Can’t Find Your Camera” 0xa00f4244 NoCamerasAreAttached in Windows 10

Do you find an error 0xa00f4244 in your Windows 10? Well, this error usually appears if the application loses its ability to detect your webcam. However, if now you are facing this error, you do not need to be sad because here we will give you some solutions that can help you in fixing error 0xa00f4244 No Cameras Are Attached in Windows 10.

Making Sure The Camera App Is On

The basic thing that you have to do is to make sure that the camera app is turned on. How to do that? You are able to follow the steps below for checking it.

  • First, you have to press Windows + I together to be able to open Settings Window.
  • After that, you need to click on the Privacy.
  • The next thing that you have to do is to click on the Camera in the left pane and if you see that it is off, you have to turn it on.

click on camera

If you have done this, but you still see the error, you are able to fix it by trying the next method below.

we can't faind your camera

Checking Drivers

One of the methods that you are able to apply for fixing this error is to check drivers. How to do that? You are able to follow the steps below.

  • The first thing that you have to do is to right click on the Start menu and then you have to select Device Manager.

select Device Manager.

  • After that, you have to navigate to Imaging devices and then you need to expand to the sub menu to be able to see your camera.
  • Now, you have to right click on the camera device and then choose Update driver.

Update driver camera

If you see that the driver is up to date but the issue is still there, it can be the latest driver update broke the camera for you. So, it is recommended for you to try and rollback the camera driver. How to do that? You are able to follow the steps below.

  • First, you need to right click on the Start menu and then you have to select Device Manager.
  • After that, you need to navigate to Imaging Devices and then you have to expand to the sub menu to be able to see your camera.
  • In this step, you have to right click on the camera device and then you have to open Properties.
  • In the Driver tab, the thing that you have to do is to click on the Roll Back Driver button.

Running The Store Apps Troubleshooter

Another method that you are able to do to fix an error  “We Can’t Find Your Camera” 0xa00f4244 NoCamerasAreAttached in Windows 10 is running the store apps troubleshooter. This method can be applied if the previous method does not work for you. How to run the Store apps troubleshooter? You are able to follow the steps below.

  • The first thing that you have to do is to press Windows key + I to be able to open the Settings app.
  • After that, you need to select Update & Security.

Update & Security.

  • In this step, you have to choose Troubleshooter from the left pane.
  • And now, you have to scroll to the bottom and then click on Store Apps.
  • Here, the thing that you have to do is to click on the Run the Troubleshooter button.

 Run the Troubleshooter button.

After you run the troubleshooter, you are able to see whether the error still appears or not.

Scanning For Malware

You are also able to scan for malware to be able to fix this 0xa00f4244 error in Windows 10. Do you know how to scan for malware on your Windows 10? You are able to follow the steps below.

  • The first thing that you have to do is to open Windows Defender from the notification area.
  • After that, you need to select Virus & Threat Protection.
  • In this step, you have to choose Scan Offline.
  • And here, your computer will restart and the scanning process will begin.
  • Then, you have to open Windows Defender again and you have to choose Virus & Threat Protection.
  • You have to open Virus & Threat Protection Settings and then you have to enable the Cloud-based Protection.
  • At last, you are able to restart your PC and then you are able to check the camera again.

Tweaking Registry

If you want to apply this method to fix this error, you are able to follow the steps below.

  • The first thing that you have to do is to type regedit in the Windows Search bar.

o type regedit in the Windows Search bar.

  • After that, you have to right click the Registry Editor and then you have to run it as an administrator.
  • In this step, you have to click on the File, select Export and then you have to backup your registry. If you find something wrong, you are able to restore it easily. You are also able to create a Restore Point.
  • Now, you have to follow the path below.

If you use 32 bit system, follow this path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows media foundationPlatform

If you use 64-bit system, follow this path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREWOW6432NodeMicrosoftWindows media foundationPlatform

  • Now, the thing that you have to do is to right click in the right window and then you have to select New > DWORD (32) value.

DWORD (32) value.

  • You need to name this value EnableFrameServerMode.
  • And then, you have to right click and select to Modify this newly created registry value.
  • You have to set the value to 0 and then save the changes.
  • The last step is that you have to restart your computer and then you should see that the error is solved. 

Using A Third-Party Camera App

The last method that you are able to apply if no one of the methods above work is using a third-party camera app. It is important for you to know that most of them are not Metro-style apps. Also, they come with their own formatting software and sometimes with the drivers. If you want to know the best one, of course the answer is the one which is provided by the OEM’s themselves.