Microsoft’s Floor Professional X cameras have stopped working for everybody


Floor Professional X homeowners are reporting that the cameras on their gadgets have stopped working this week. Reddit customers and posters in Microsoft’s assist boards say cameras on their Floor Professional X fashions stopped working yesterday and that reinstalling drivers hasn’t mounted the problem.

The Verge has confirmed the digital camera situation on a Floor Professional X unit, with Home windows throwing up a “0xA00F4271<MediaCaptureFailedEvent> (0x80004005)” error if you try to make use of the digital camera app.

The digital camera error on Floor Professional X gadgets.
Screenshot by Tom Warren / The Verge

The Floor Professional X is Microsoft’s flagship Arm-powered pill, designed to push Home windows towards phone-like battery life and app assist. It’s not instantly clear what has brought about these digital camera points, however there’s a workaround that implies the issue might be associated to an expired safety certificates in Home windows.

Floor Professional X homeowners have noticed that they’ll roll their date again to Could twenty second, and the digital camera works once more. The workaround is perhaps efficient, however rolling the system date again may cause points with authentication to sure web sites and providers, so that is solely a short lived repair till Microsoft addresses the foundation trigger.

We’ve reached out to Microsoft to touch upon the scenario, and we’ll replace you accordingly.