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I'm struggling using the webcam on the laptop- can't seem to find any options on it to get it going! Can you advise?

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Hi, I don't know which laptop you have, but normally cyberlink youcam is pre-installed. May be even microsoft lifecam.
There should be something there.

If you are using msn or skype or any other social software then you will have to setup webcam in the tools / options section of the relevent software.

Let me know if you need more help.

Regards - Anthony

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Download  AMCAP2, from here,

http://en.softonic.com/s/amcap-2.0-webcam

OK, install the "Driver" then plug in camera. Then run Amcap select your webcam from  the "Devices" tab, also check the Preview under the "Options" tab. You should be able to see an image.

If it is all OK, get yourself a good WebCam software and use that if you wish.

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