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.
Advice 2: How to disable the built-in webcam
Disable the built-in webcam on computers running Windows can be executed by standard means of the system and does not require additional software.
Call the main system menu by pressing the "start" button and click "control Panel" to disable integrated webcam. Open the link "Printers and other hardware" and expand the "Scanners and cameras". Find the line and Menem built-in camera and expand this feature by double-click. Apply the checkbox in the row "off" and confirm saving the changes by pressing the OK button.
Return to the main menu "start" for the implementation of the alternative method of disabling the built-in web camera and open the context menu for "My computer" click right mouse button. Select "Properties" and go to the tab "Hardware" dialog box. Open the link "device Manager" and expand "Devices for image processing". Find the row with the name USB Video Device and call up its context menu by right-clicking the mouse. Enter the command "off" and confirm the selected action by pressing the OK button.
Laptops disabling and re-enabling built-in Webcams can be executed by simultaneously pressing the function key F and Fn.
Reboot the system and use the function key F8 (depends on computer model) to enter the BIOS mode. Navigate to secure boot and look for a tab or a string with the name Integrated Pereferia. Make sure that you do not select Integrated. It is also recommended to find your camera and specify Disabled. Save changes and again reboot the system to apply the selected action.
Disable the built-in webcam on a computer running Linux, you can run a special command modprobe -r uvcvideoв terminal.