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Fix SPUVCbv64.sys Blue Screen Camera Error

If you have a Lenovo or HP laptop and try to access the camera on Zoom, Teams, Skype, or any other video conferencing service, you can sometimes get the SPUVCbv64.syBSOD error. Well, when you get the Blue Screen of Death error, you know things are really bad. Keep reading this guide to learn how to resolve this error.

What is SPUVCbv64.sys?

SPUVCbv64.sys is the driver for your webcam. A SPUVCbv64.sys BSOD error indicates that your webcam driver is faulty, corrupted, or outdated. In other words, Windows 10 tried to access your webcam but couldn’t do so due to major driver issues.

How to Fix SPUVCbv64.sys Camera BSOD Errors

Update your webcam driver

SPUVCbv64.sys errors indicate that the operating system was unable to access your webcam. Check if there is an updated driver for your webcam and install it on your device.

  1. Pitch it Device administrator and extend the Cameras section.
  2. Right click on your webcam and select Update driver.
  3. Wait until the system has installed the latest version of the driver and restart your computer. Check if you can use the camera now.
  4. If the problem persists, repeat the steps above, but this time select Uninstall the device. Basically, it will uninstall your current webcam driver.
  5. Restart your computer and check if your operating system can access the camera.

You can also manually download the latest webcam driver to your computer directly from your webcam manufacturer’s website. Or you can download the driver from Microsoft Update Catalog website.

It is worth mentioning that several users have confirmed that they fixed the problem by uninstalling and reinstalling the camera driver three or four times in a row. Check if this method works for you too.

Speaking of updates, don’t forget to install the latest version of Windows 10 operating system on your machine. Gonna settingsSelect Update and securityclick on windows update and check for updates.

Unplug or disconnect your webcam

If you are using an external webcam, disconnect it from your computer. If you are using a Bluetooth webcam, remove it from your Bluetooth device list and restart your device. Then, reconnect your camera and check if the SPUVCbv64.sys error persists.

Pull back the pilot

  1. Pitch it Device administrator and select the Cameras section.
  2. Right click on your camera and select Properties.
  3. Then click on the Controller tab and hits the recoil controller button.
  4. Check if your camera is working as it should now.

Run the hardware troubleshooter

The built-in Windows 10 hardware troubleshooter can help you resolve this issue.

  1. Start the command prompt as administrator and run the msdt.exe -id DeviceDiagnostic order.
  2. The Hardware and Peripherals Troubleshooter should now be visible on the screen. Struck Next to start the troubleshooter.
  3. Restart your computer and check if you can use your webcam now.

Scan and repair system files

If any of your system files have become corrupted or you accidentally deleted them, run System File Checker to resolve the issue.

  1. Start the command prompt with administrator rights and enter the sfc/scannow order.
  2. Press Enter to run the command. Wait for the SFC tool to repair your files.
  3. Restart your computer and try using your camera again.

Activate camera access

Make sure your apps can access and use your camera. Gonna settingsSelect Privacy and click Camera (left panel, under Application Permissions). Then activate the following options: Allow apps to access your camera and Allow desktop apps to access your camera.

Conclusion

The SPUVCbv64.sys BSOD error indicates that your webcam driver may be faulty or outdated. Install the latest webcam driver on your device or simply reinstall it. Several users have solved this problem by overriding the webcam driver. Use all of these troubleshooting tips and see which one works for you. Feel free to share your feedback in the comments below.

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