Click "start" and then click the button "control Panel" (or go to it using the shortcut located on the desktop). In the opened window, double-click on the System icon. This will open the settings dialog of the operating system. Navigate to the Hardware tab and click "device Manager". This will open a list of all physical and virtual devices installed on the computer, with brief information about each of them.
In the bottom of the list "device Manager" look for the line called "imaging Devices" and click on the "+" symbol to the left of it. In the opened list find the webcam and make sure that she is healthy and involved (its icon and the line should not be marked with a question mark or red cross). After that you can start up the camera.
Open the software to operate the webcam to check the operation on "practice" and perform the setting. Programs of this type usually are provided with the drivers for the integrated webcam. To start the utility, click start, then click All programs, and then locate the app icon to work with the webcam (for example, laptops Acer company this program is called "Acer Crystal Eye Webcam"). Use it to configure the camera to suit your needs. In the settings you can change the brightness and contrast of the camera image size and other parameters.
For more extensive settings of the web camera install any third party application that interacts with it. For example, the program ManyCam. After you install and start working in the background, it is embedded in and recognized it as a separate camera whose settings can be changed directly in the program interface.