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The led on my webcam blinks every few minutes...

I would like to know if you have any idea why the green led on my webcam blinks very often, i noticed this few months ago, when i bought this computer 2 years ago the led just just start when i was using the cam, a friend of mine told me taht maybe someone is watching thru my cam, it can be possible? or its just a problem with the cam?

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I always put a small box over my cam or unplug it when I'm not using it just to be safe, maybe you should do the same or something similar. As for the light blinking, not sure as the make and model of your cam are not mentioned (or is it integrated?).

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