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 install driver webcam

Install driver web camera is quite simple, just need to have the necessary software and the camera itself to the PC.
How to install driver webcam
You will need
  • A computer, a webcam, extra software.
Instruction
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The acquisition of the web-camera. Buying a video camera to your computer, you should pay attention to the certain factors. For example, you need to consider: the number of pixels, a microphone on the device, a set of necessary software to install the web-camera to the computer. If the first two factors do not play such an important role in connecting the device, the drivers are also available complete with web-Cam should be mandatory.
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Install software for web-cameras. To install the necessary computer drivers, download software disk, which comes in addition to the main unit. After the disk is run without changing the set program parameters, install drivers on your PC. Remove the disc from the drive and restart the computer. When you start the system it will already include the ability to connect a web-camera.
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Connect web-camera. Most modern web-cameras provide the connection to the computer via a USB 2.0 interface. Do the same videocamera can connect to a PC as with a wire or via Bluetooth. To activate the webcamera, simply insert the cord/USB receiver into any free USB port.

Advice 3 : How to install driver for Skype

Skype is the recognized leader in VoIP telephony. Some users just for the sake of this app and buy a computer. And not surprising, because Skype allows free calls, chat, send and receive files. And most importantly, if you have a camera using Skype you can make and videosbook. Sometimes, however, for successful work in Skype your computer hardware needs to be configured and installed additional drivers.
How to install driver for Skype
You will need
  • computer equipped with a USB input;
  • - consistently working Internet connection.
Instruction
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Download and install the free package proprietary software Skype. Register at VoIP operator or through the form in the application. After receiving the username and password, enter it when you start the program.
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To check the quality of work is pre-installed on the computer audio and video devices use a special contact from your address book to Skype . In earlier versions of this contact was seen as Echo1234, in recent releases of the name has not changed the Skype Test Call.
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Connect external camera to a computer via USB input. Windows OS will determine which class of devices is a USB device and try to search his or her library suitable for drivers. Further user actions largely depend on the characteristics of the computer system and the manufacturer of the connected device. In latest Windows 7 the number of pre-installed drivers for external devices is enough to cover a significant number of well-known manufacturers in the world, including producing USB video camera for Skype. Therefore, all the nuances of the installation is likely to need those who have the computer is running Windows XP or Windows Vista.
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If Skype gave a message about the impossibility of definition video camera, go to device Manager to see if there are any warnings about unrecognized USB devices. If there is message, disconnect the camera. The computer was unable to install the correct driver, so Skype cannot use the webcam. To remedy the situation, restart the computer, then insert the CD with the drivers for the camera. If there is no disc, go to the manufacturers website and download the latest drivers designed for your operating system.
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Again connect the camera via USB, without starting Skype. Lead test device with the service application web camera. If this is not possible, try to activate the device via "My computer".
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After setting up the camera, start Skype. Click on the tab "call" and in the opened context menu, open the video settings. In the new window locate the "Select camera", locate and activate the installed USB device. If the picture quality is not satisfied, then the chroma, brightness and sharpness can be adjusted in the tab "camera Settings".
Useful advice
If the drivers for Skype web Cam was installed correctly, the camera settings will not help. Will have to re-install them. In addition, even if the Windows OS itself found the necessary software for the proper functioning of the camera, makes sense in any case try to install the drivers from the device manufacturer, as they are usually updated more often and have additional settings.

Advice 4 : How to determine what my webcam

When you purchase a web camera with the hands is sometimes quite difficult to identify the manufacturer and specific model. For this there are special methods and programs with which you can obtain this information.
How to determine what my webcam
You will need
  • The software Everest Ultimate Edition.
Instruction
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Before using special programs, it is recommended to try other ways, such as utilities, usually sold for money. The Internet is a service which allows you to find the right driver for unknown devices and download them.
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Copy the following link http://devid.info/ru/, open a new tab and paste the contents of the clipboard into the address bar. Press Enter to load the page. Before you created the search block in which to insert driver code. This code can be read only after viewing the applet Properties " webcam".
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Click the right mouse button on the icon "My computer" and select "Properties". In the opened window click the "Hardware tab" and click "device Manager". Find the line with a web camera via the context menu call the applet's "device Properties". Copy the string value "device Code", for example, PCIVEN_6486&DEV_1С30&REV_12.
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Go back to the open browser tab, paste the clipboard contents into the blank field and click "Search". In the search results usually display the driver for devices of the same model, but for different operating systems. So you've learned the camera model and can download the driver for this device.
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If this method failed to obtain the desired information, install the utility for diagnostics of network devices. To download, click on the following link http://www.aida64.com/downloads. Select the product file type (exe-file or zip archive) and click the "Download" button.
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After you install and register the program on the Internet run it. In the opened window please note left column — click the partition and the type of device. In the right fields will display information about the device model, as well as links to download the relevant drivers.
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