Unable to detect webcam in virtual box


Devices Webcam Integrated Webcam is checked

Host Win10 Guest Win 10

Virtual Box version 6.1.8

Unable to detect webcam in the virtual box

I just see a blue screen

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Here is what I have tried via host cmd

C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox>VBoxManage list webcams
Video Input Devices: 1
.1 "Integrated Webcam"

C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox>VBoxManage list vms
"Win10" {a6324eb4-8712-4378-9f15-fb464204aaa9}

 C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox>VBoxManage controlvm "Win10" webcam attach "\\?\usb#vid_0c45&pid_6705&mi_00#6&31b23481&0&0000#{65e8773d-8f56-11d0-a3b9-00a0c9223196}\global"
 VBoxManage.exe: error: Code E_FAIL (0x80004005) - Unspecified error (extended info not available)
 VBoxManage.exe: error: Context: "WebcamAttach(path.raw(), settings.raw())" at line 2150 of file VBoxManageControlVM.cpp

Enabled USB Controller , Tried with USB 1.1 USB 2.0 USB 3.0

Also tried the tricks mentioned here


But the issue persists

asked on Super User Mar 14, 2021 by helen • edited Mar 21, 2021 by helen

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