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Surface Pro X owners are reporting that the cameras on their devices have stopped working this week. Reddit users and posters in Microsoft’s support forums say cameras on their Surface Pro X models stopped working yesterday and that reinstalling drivers hasn’t fixed the issue.

The Verge has confirmed the camera issue on a Surface Pro X unit, with Windows throwing up a “0xA00F4271<MediaCaptureFailedEvent> (0x80004005)” error when you attempt to use the camera app.

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The camera error on Surface Pro X devices.

The Surface Pro X is Microsoft’s flagship Arm-powered tablet, designed to push Windows toward phone-like battery life and app support. It’s not immediately clear what has…

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