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How to use a pc camera(web cam)

· Insertthe installation disc that comes with your webcam (PC camera) and follow theinstructions to install the drivers. This varies with different models andmanufacturers. · Connect the USB cableattached to your webcam to an open USB port on your computerwhen prompted to by your installation disc. · Place the webcam on topof your monitor and maintain a distance of about three feet at most. Thisensures that you remain in frame and the camera stays in focus. · Adjust the angle of thewebcam so that the lens and the built-in microphone are facing you. Adjust yourdesktop speaker to face you for proper audio playback. · Launch the messengerprogram you like to use and begin video chatting with your family and friends

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how do i use my webcam


Webcams (PC cameras) are simple devices that allow you to video chat with family and friends on popular instant messaging programs such as Skype, AIM, Windows Messenger and Yahoo! As technology advances, many webcams improve on visual quality and audio playback. Instead of just typing words, they allow you to be creative and silly to make for good conversations. Webcams are so easy to use, once you install its necessary drivers, it's excitement all the way.

Get Ready to Webcam

1.Insert the installation disc that comes with your webcam (PC camera) and follow the instructions to install the drivers. This varies with different models and manufacturers.
2.Connect the USB cable attached to your webcam to an open USB port on your computer when prompted to by your installation disc.
3.Place the webcam on top of your monitor and maintain a distance of about three feet at most. This ensures that you remain in frame and the camera stays in focus.
4.Adjust the angle of the webcam so that the lens and the built-in microphone are facing you. Adjust your desktop speaker to face you for proper audio playback.
5.Launch the messenger program you like to use and begin video chatting with your family and friends.

I hope you find it very helpful. Thank you for using fixya.

Aug 20, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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why my laptop can not see the camera when it is connected


Seems like your PC don't recognize your camera. Try this steps :
- Insertthe installation CD driver
- Run the installation
- Connect your camera to your PC via cable data
- Explore your picture and download to your PC

Hope this help and if helpful RATE please.

Feb 03, 2011 | Rollei XS 10 black Digital Camera

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Hi, after windows 7 installation,my asus k50 laptop webcam is working head down,also I can't find my webcam setting.


Dear sir/Madam...
The Laptop come with the motherboard installation disc.Use that disc to install your webcamera automatically.if that disc will not work properly then try to download the right driver for your webcamera . Keep in mind, drivers are vary by the versions of Windows(xp,Vista,7). So you search in google.
Ex: asus K50 Laptop webcam drivers

ALL THE BEST
By Ganesh A(INDIA)

Dec 04, 2010 | ASUS Computers & Internet

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how to install desktop camera on hp


hi

Insert the installation disc that comes with your webcam (PC camera) and follow the instructions to install the drivers. This varies with different models and manufacturers.
  • Step 2 Connect the USB cable attached to your webcam to an open USB port on your computer when prompted to by your installation disc.
  • Step 3 Place the webcam on top of your monitor and maintain a distance of about three feet at most. This ensures that you remain in frame and the camera stays in focus.
  • Step 4 Adjust the angle of the webcam so that the lens and the built-in microphone are facing you. Adjust your desktop speaker to face you for proper audio playback.
  • Step 5 Launch the messenger program you like to use and begin video chatting with your family and friends.
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    gigaware 12-257 driver for vista


    go to manufacture of camera see if your camera listed there and download driver if no go back to store with eeverything including receipt and get a different one make sure it has cd...thank you

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