Webcam issue

  dazza39 15:55 14 Mar 2008
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I bought my wife an HP laptop for christmas, set it up ok, Broadband etc..but can't find how to set-up the integrated webcam it has ?.Can't even see software in the pre-installed stuff for it, any ideas?.Thanks.

  Arc hie 15:57 14 Mar 2008

is it the one where the cam spins on the top of the lid when its opened?
My mates got one on his, it works automatically when he uses msn messenger
what model laptop is it Daz?

  dazza39 16:01 14 Mar 2008

Have to get model number and come back,not spin one fixed intergrated when you open lid.She doesnt use messenger,but recently set up Skype which is when I noticed it didn't work.

  Newuser939 18:54 14 Mar 2008

I have a short cut to HP Webcam on my desktop and I think it was already there when I got the laptop. Anyway, you might find that the webcam works through a program called "Quickplay"

  Stuartli 19:37 14 Mar 2008

Have you tried configuring video through Skype's Tools>Options?

  Jim Thing 20:19 14 Mar 2008

I use Windows Live Messenger (I think that's the successor to MSN Messenger — will someone kindly correct me if I'm wrong?). It has a Webcam Settings dialog in the Tools menu.

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