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Security Camera with Green Light?

So I bought the notebook webcam for the main purpose of motion detection. Maybe I am not seeing it but it is hard to conceal that I am doing that with the bright green light always on. Is there any way to disable?

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No real way to disable this light, however you may be able to just cover it with a small piece of cardboard paper or something similar. Often a low tech solution will work as well as a high tech one.

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