How to enable webcam and micrphone in Windows Device Manager

Created by Boris Chekaev, Modified on Thu, 04 May 2023 at 09:39 AM by Ivan Evgenov

Before running the Constructor Proctor system check, make sure that your camera and microphone are both enabled in Windows:

  1. Press Win+S and search for Device Manager.
  2. In Device Manager, check that the camera and microphone appear as devices and that they are not disabled:

  3. If one of the devices is displayed with a down arrow, then it means it's disabled. In order to enable it, right-click on it and select Enable device:

  4. If the camera and microphone devices are physically connected but do not appear in Device Manager or appear with an exclamation mark icon in a yellow triangle, it is possible that the device driver is not working properly or is missing. Try detecting the device by clicking on Scan for hardware changes:

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