For many long become accustomed not only free phone calls via the Internet around the globe, and even video calls and video conferencing enables you to communicate with colleagues and friends around the world without getting out of your favorite chair.Notebook models equipped with built-in video camera, was almost more than models where the camera is absent.
However, with this simple device configuration, users sometimes have difficulty.If you can not turn on the camera on a laptop, try these ways to resolve this problem:
1. To begin, try to use the program to control the camera, the supplied software to any laptop camera.If it is not in the Start menu, then you should use the CD-ROM supplied with the notebook.If such a program, the camera operates normally, so it is efficient and correctly configured, and the problem is not in it, and in other applications in which you are trying to use the camera (usually, this is Skype and other means of communication).
2. Usually notebook keyboard key is provided, which (often in combination with a function key Fn) includes a camera and launches the appropriate application.Look carefully at the keyboard, as is usually the appointment of the function keys, you can guess from the icons on them.If this is not possible - check the documentation for your computer.As a rule, the documentation is in electronic form on the CD-ROM that was supplied laptop, and it can be found on the manufacturer's website.
3. If you turn the camera on the laptop still can not, try to update the device driver.For drivers should contact all to the same CD, and for the most recent version - to the computer manufacturer's website.
4. The camera can be turned off in the BIOS.When you boot the system log in the BIOS, locate the settings relating to Cam (usually there is the word Cam), and change its setting from Disabled to Enabled.Once again, boot the system and check if the camera.
5. Whatever simple and massive device nor was a miniature webcam laptop, but it can be a banal manufacturing defect.Contact the service center may have to simply replace the camera.
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