Surface Pro X cameras are stopping working

Surface Pro X Camera Issues

Users of Microsoft’s Surface Pro X have been experiencing a major issue with their device’s cameras, with no official explanation from the company. Forums and subreddits related to the device have been flooded with comments from users who are desperate for a solution or at least an official response from Microsoft.

Error Code 0xA00F4271(0x80004005)

The Verge has confirmed that the error code displayed on the screen is 0xA00F4271(0x80004005). Some users have attempted to fix the issue by reinstalling the drivers for the Surface Pro X cameras, but so far, none of these attempts have been successful.

Microsoft’s Response

Microsoft has acknowledged that customers using the Surface Pro X are having difficulties with the built-in cameras, and have stated that they are actively investigating the cause of the issue.

A Temporary Solution

Unfortunately, the only available temporary solution is not ideal, but it can help users get back to using their cameras.


The camera issue on the Surface Pro X has been a major source of frustration for users, and Microsoft has yet to provide a definitive explanation or solution. In the meantime, users can try the temporary solution to get back to using their cameras.