You will need
  • - installed client software to work with web camera.
For a simple off the webcam, open the camera program installed on the computer. In the settings select "Disable". The camera will stop working and tracking you via the computer will be impossible.
Unplug the USB video device in the settings of PC settings. To do this, open "control Panel" then "Hardware and sound". In device Manager, expand "imaging Devices". In the opened topic will be the name of your webcam. Click right mouse button and in the popup menu, select "Disable".
Press the Fn key (usually located next to Ctrl on the left side of the keyboard) and holding in the top row of your keyboard, press the icon of the web camera, if available. The camera is turned off.
Disconnect the portable web camera from the computer or tape built-in opaque tape or duct tape. It's primitive methods, nevertheless, it is working.
Hide the icon for the webcam in the computer. To do this, click on the icon, right-click and "Properties", select "Hidden". Confirm by pressing "OK". If the default is "do Not show hidden files and folders", then the icon will disappear.
If the computer settings are such that hidden folders and files displayed, select "folder", click "Browse" and put a dot next to "do Not show hidden files and folders", click "Apply" and then "OK" (in Windows 7: "control Panel" → "Appearance" → "folder Options" → "Show hidden files and folders"). The icon will be hidden.
If you want to follow someone, leaving the camera to work and selecting the entry, but remove its icon from the folder "My computer", erase the key from the registry HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftwindowscurrentversionexplorermycomputernamespacedelegatefolders{E211B736-43FD-11D1-9EFB-0000F8757FCD}. The registry is invoked by the key combination Win+R.
In the box type "regedit" without the quotes. Follow the root sections mentioned above. When you find the desired section (DelegateFolders), open it by double-clicking the mouse. Click on the specified subkey, right-click, in the popup menu, select "Delete". This way, the camera will record all the actions of those who falls into the field of view, but however, it cannot be detected, it becomes as if a hidden recording device.
Use a special program for Webcams that can hide its presence on the computer observe. Install the program then run and follow the instructions on the screen.