I can't seem to enable my laptop camera (HP Pavillion G7- Win7)

brothertruffle880 used Ask the Experts™
I have a working camera on my HP Pavillion G Series laptop. (Windows 7).
However, I can't seem to activate it.
I go into device manager and I can't enable it!
Is there a BIOS setting?  If so, how do I get into BIOS.  (It ain't F1 BTW).
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get into bios :
How to Enter the BIOS on a Windows 10 PC
Select Update & security.
Select Recovery from the left menu.
Click Restart Now under Advanced startup. The computer will reboot to a special menu.
Click Advanced options.
Select UEFI Firmware Settings. If you don't see this icon, then press Startup Settings, instead. ...
Click Restart.


Thank you all very much!
MAS.  Your link provided me with the necessary insights.

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