You will need
- program DriverFinder.
Check, but whether your webcam physically. To connect to a computer most of the Webcams uses the USB port. Make sure that your USB cable is really connected. In that case, if the webcam is connected via a "mediator" in the form of USB host, try to include it directly to your computer.
If with the wires all in order – check that you have correctly installed the web camera. Follow the chain: "control Panel" - "System" - "Hardware" - "device Manager". The computer "sees" your web camera, but need to update its drivers. If so, you will see an exclamation mark of yellow color.
Update the drivers. Right-click on the device in the new window, select menu "Update driver" and then follow the upgrade instructions. If for some reason you can't find a new driver, use DriverFinder that scans your computer and allows you to install missing drivers.
After installation, if the situation has not changed – remove the equipment. Do this by using the add / remove programs" in control Panel. Restart the computer and reinstall.
In that case, if the drivers and software a webcamera installed fine but the video still does not work – you may have a problem with the source video settings. Assign to the web camera source for video. This can be done as follows: in the "File" menu, select "Video source" and in the submenu select "webcam".
DriverFinder program performs: system scan is the list of working devices, collects information about the drivers, performs the update.
You do not regard the step # 1, if you have a built-in webcam.