Unfamiliar with computer technology users are often interested in how to turn on the webcam on a laptop.
If you're buying a portable computer was not configured properly, the built-in camera can refuse to work in a variety of situations.
Read the instructions to your laptopdevice to find out how the camera is turned on the laptop. First of all find out a computer model, its name and specifications, including the options and opportunities webcam. If the documentation does not include the name of the notebook model, pay attention to its reverse side, which is usually present corresponding sticker.
Right-click on the icon "MyComputer "and select" Device Manager. " Note, on the other hand any component is a yellow question mark, meaning no pre-installed drivers in the system - the special services that provide recognition of computer devices and their effective operation. Click on it and select "Install driver". If set to the notebook has a boot disk, insert it into the drive and select "Automatically search for driver" option. Computer Services will conduct an independent search and install them from the supplied CD. In the absence of media, select the search option drivers on the Internet.
Find drivers for notebook webcamInternet independently. Try to find the laptop manufacturer's website or the appropriate device drivers for the title. Currently, they are often available for download in the form of an installation file that automatically downloads and installs the desired service. If you have not achieved the desired results, use the free application, DriverScanner, available for download on the Internet. After installation the program will automatically search for the missing drivers and install them in order.
See a list of recently installed programsin the "Start" menu and find among them the application that allows you to enable the webcam on a laptop. Run it and see if it appears on the screen, the image from the camera. If yes, try to use the camera in a variety of applications, for example, Skype, make a video call. Make sure the web camera lens on the laptop screen is clean and does not contain a security label, because it is often the main reason for the lack of images.