Question about HP Pavilion dv1000 Notebook
Hp pavilion dv 2000, webcam is dark, need to be brighten
I have the same problem on an HP Pavilion dv1000.
This is what I have discovered. The properties of the webcam (contrast/brightness etc) are not available via Windows anywhere that I can find.
However if you install Skype you can access these properties, its free, its a good voip client and you can turn off the autoload at startup. Go to Tools > Options > Video Settings and you will see a button marked "Webcam Settings" under the "Select webcam:" dropdown. Click on this and you have access to the webcam properties, I found checking the Low Light option on the Advanced tab makes the webcam image much brighter, you can play with the other settings but I didnt bother.
If you then go to My Computer > HP Webcam you will see that the webcam is also brighter there, this seems to be the case even if you exit Skype. Haven't tested it in other apps but it should work ok.
Hope this helps
Posted on Jan 15, 2009
Listen KIDS...IF U WANT TO INCREASE THE BRIGHTNESS OF UR CAM... U DNT NEED TO DOWNLOAD ****** SOFTWARES OR ANYTHING... JUST OPEN UR VLC PLAYER... N GO TO MEDIA TAB(1ST TAB).. N CLICK ON OPEN CAPTURE DEVICE.. UR CAM WILL OPEN.. N IN THAT..CLICK ON VIDEO DEVICE NAME.. N CHOOSE UR CAM.. N CLICK ON "PLAY" AT THE BOTTOM OF THE BOX.. N THEN CLICK ON CONFIGURE.. N ADJUST THE BRIGHTNESS AND CONTRAST. :-)
Posted on Nov 04, 2011
Hi guyz........the solution is with windows movie maker(WMM) ........open WMM and then select capture video n then select the cam n configure it............ SImple
Posted on Dec 14, 2009
Check webcam properties....however a webcam is the same as any other camera it needs sufficient light on subject ...
Posted on Jan 15, 2009
It is because of some misconfigurations in the settings when you try to customize it... Here is the solution for it.. in 7 steps with snapshots to solve this issue... I had faced the same issue so made a bolgpost for it..
It is because of some misconfigurations in the settings when you try to customize it...
Here is the solution for it.. in 7 steps with snapshots to solve this issue...
I had faced the same issue so made a bolgpost for it..
Posted on Feb 27, 2012
Well my web cam is so fuzzy and i dont know how to gewt into my settings to fix it can you help me please thankj you
Posted on Dec 13, 2009
How can i adjust my webcam on my loptop,my loptop is dell inspiron 1545
Posted on Jul 20, 2010
Posted on Aug 11, 2009
When in converstation for example msn. press the webcam and go to the arrow that is to the right of your profile picture. There go to webcam settings and put more in the brightness. Problem solved.
Posted on Jan 31, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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