Advice 1: How to determine the model of the webcam

Nowadays, computer brands a lot. If production processors are two of the monopolist of the market - AMD and INTEL, the manufacturers of component materials very much. For example, a webcamera produced many firms. If you have a webcam, and you don't know its model or manufacturer, there are several ways to find out. Any model web-camera it is possible to determine in a systematic way.
How to determine the model of the webcam
You will need
  • Computer, web camera application Driver Cure, Internet access
Instruction
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The first way is the easiest. Connect the webcam to the computer and wait until the operating system recognizes the new hardware. If the webcam will be recognized automatically, the model information will be available on the toolbar at the bottom. Click the icon to the new device. Displays information about the model and about the technical characteristics of this webcamera.
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If the system does not recognize the webcam and says "Unidentified device", you need to update the driver via the Internet. Click on "My computer" right-click. Select "Properties", then go to the tab "device Manager". On the top line press the right mouse button and then click the "Update the hardware configuration". Find the line "Unknown device". Click the right mouse button. From the menu select "Update driver". The system will do a driver update. After updating the driver the device is recognized, and you can see model webcamera.
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If, however, with the help of the device Manager the system cannot find the driver for the connected hardware, you need to use a special program to find them. Download the app Driver Cure. Install and run Driver Cure. In the program menu simply select the connected device to which you want to locate the driver and click "Search". The program will automatically find and install the correct driver. After installing the drivers, model name, the webcamera will be displayed at the bottom of the Windows toolbar.
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When the drivers will be installed, will be available not only model of the webcamera, but its technical characteristics, resolution, and functionality. On the Internet on the manufacturer's website you can always see all the models, webcamera and learn about functionality.

Advice 2: How to remove driver webcam

When you install a webcamera operating system in a number of cases finds the driver for the device yourself. However, many devices require specific drivers from the manufacturer. Therefore, standard program-driver from the OS for them is not fully fit. In this case, the webcam may not work properly or to prevent failures in the transmission of the video frame. In any case, if the device is "native" driver, you must install it. Before this you need to uninstall the driver for the webcamera, installed the system previously.
How to remove driver webcam
Instruction
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On the desktop, highlight the icon "My computer" and using the right mouse button, expand it context menus. Then open the Properties. If the icon is not on your desktop, properties, the computer can be found through the "start" button. Under items, select "start" - "Computer" and open "properties" in the menu.
How to remove driver <strong>web<b>camera</b></strong>
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In the window that appears go to the tab "Equipment". There are a variety of services for devices. Click on "device Manager".
How to remove driver <strong>web<b>camera</b></strong>
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A new window will appear a list of a tree of all connected devices of your computer. There is also information about installed web camera. Locate the appropriate row in the list. Usually a webcamera are displayed as the imaging device or video device.
How to remove driver <strong>web<b>camera</b></strong>
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Open the item and scroll to the connected device. In its context menu click on "Properties".
How to remove driver <strong>web<b>camera</b></strong>
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Then in the new window go to the tab "Driver". Click "Delete". Then confirm the request to delete the driver for the webcamera. Then the driver will be removed and the device will disappear from the list. Further work will need to be put in "native" driver.
How to remove driver <strong>web<b>camera</b></strong>

Advice 3: How to determine the processor model

You may not know the detailed configuration of your computer, but there are a few components of the PC, which you must have. One such component is the CPU. The parameters to it are specified in the system requirements for any software. Also, when you select other components to your computer you need to match them with the capabilities of your CPU.
How to determine the processor model
You will need
  • - computer with Windows;
  • - the program CPUID CPU-Z.
Instruction
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There are several ways to learn model processor. The simplest way is to look at the package to him. But if you bought already assembled computer, it may not be. In some cases, the model processor can be viewed in the warranty card, if it has a description of each separate component of your computer.
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Also some brands of motherboard during system boot specifies the model of the processor. But since this screen will be displayed just seconds, you can not make it to see the desired information.
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Other ways to find out information about the model of the CPU can be noted using standard operating system tools. Just right click the icon "My computer". A context menu will appear. In this menu select "Properties". Window will pop up that will basic information about your system. In this window you can view and information about the model of the processor.
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You can still use this method. Click "Start". Select "All programs", then "Standard". In the default programs, click "Command prompt". At the prompt, type dxdiag and press Enter.
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In the section "system Information" look for the component "Processor" and view information about its model. If necessary, you can save the data about your system in the text document. To this end, the bottom of the window click on the button "Save all information". In the window that appears, enter the document name and choose a location to save the file. Then click "Save".
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You can also use the program CPUID CPU-Z. It is easy to find online. Utility weighs only a few megabytes. Besides, it's free. Install program. Start it. In the first window with detailed information about your processor. In the line Name you can find information about his model. Underneath this line you will find information about other parameters of the processor.

Advice 4: How to hide the webcam

Use of Webcams has become nearly ubiquitous, but not always the owner of the camera wants to advertise its presence on the computer. There are several ways to hide the webcam, depending on whether you want just to turn it off to eliminate the possibility of tracking, or want to create the impression among outsiders that the camera in the computer is missing.
How to hide the webcam
You will need
  • - installed client software to work with web camera.
Instruction
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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.
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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".
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

Advice 5: How to update driver for graphics card Intel

Drivers for Intel graphics activate full support for display of graphic elements on the screen of the laptop or computer. The software update can improve the performance of the video card and enable the user to perform additional settings. The upgrade can be performed as a built-in system, and via official website of Intel.
How to update driver for graphics card Intel

Update in Windows



To update the driver by means of the system you will need to call the built-in Windows program "device Manager". It is available by pressing the right mouse button on the icon "Computer" systems that were released after Windows 7. To access "device Manager" you can also right-click on the icon "My computer" and select "Properties". Among the proposed menu items, click the corresponding. Else you can use the search program in the appropriate line, click start.

Navigate to the entry for "display Adapters" and locate the name of your Intel graphics. Right click on the device and click "Properties". Among the proposed tab window select "Drivers".

In the list of options click "Update". You will see the setup wizard updates, which checks for available drivers and displays the appropriate notification. To install, follow the instructions on the screen. After the procedure, don't forget to restart the computer. The update is completed.

Manual download driver



To update the system manually, go to the official website of the company Intel with a web browser installed in the system. In the upper part of the window click on the "Menu" and among the proposed options, click "Support". Select "Support for desktops and laptops the right side menu.

On the new page you will be able to choose 1 of 3 options. The first option includes the possibility of downloading the program check the installed version of the driver. If you want to perform automatic update of Intel graphics, click on the "Continue" button and download the suggested program. Once the download is complete, run the downloaded file and follow the instructions on screen to complete the installation. Run the installed program with help of shortcut on your desktop and click "check for updates". Following the instructions on the screen update.

If you want to manually download the installer for the driver, use the other two options on the screen. In the line "Search of downloads, enter the model of your Intel graphics, which is indicated in the documentation for your computer. You can also manually choose your graphics card using the list on the right side of the page. After receiving the search results, click Download, and then run the downloaded file. Following the instructions on the screen, update the drivers of your graphics card. After the completion of the installer, restart your computer to apply the changes.
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