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My brother just gave me this laptop and I don't know how to use the camera?

I also purchased this Samsung 4G hotspot so I can use the internet at work, and a balloon keeps popping up. It says " Internet will perform faster if I use the USB 8 port" I tried all four ports and the balloon still pops up. Where is it located?

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Run windows update, located in the control panel that you can access from the start menu. That should update any drivers you will need for the webcam. Once you've updated, return to the control panel and look at the "list view" or "icon view" (you should be seeing a ton of icons with text next to them). Find one that says something similar to "Cameras" or "Imaging device", and it should link to your webcam if it's installed.
The issue with the 4G modem is that your laptop probably doesn't have usb 2.0 ports. All that means is that your 4G modem won't be running at 100%. You can't really upgrade a laptops USB ports from 1.1 to 2.0 though, so there isn't much you can do in that respect. As long as the Modem is powering on and providing a signal, i wouldn't worry about it.

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