remote web cam

  alan2k1 06 Jul 12
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hi i am giving thought to some home security on the cheap ..i have a little used laptop with a web cam in it, i had in mind to leave this at home running placed in a normal position so it didnt look out of place and was hoping to be able to view this cam at work ...how would i do this and what program would i need ? preferably not to obvious it was runnig

many thanks

alan

  Nontek 06 Jul 12

Click here

Have not done it myself, but perhaps this might help.

  spuds 06 Jul 12

Perhaps a few things for consideration. It doesn't matter how you try to disguise these items in operation, there is usually some form of indication 'that gives the show away', especially to a professional thief. In fact leaving items on view, is a sure invite to some people.

What I would suggest is that you choose a 'self activating' program with a remote recording facility, as a starter.

  alan2k1 06 Jul 12

thanks nontek and spuds for your help the program nontek posted looked the part but was overpriced at £45 i did find a free program http://www.remoteutilities.com/ that did more than i needed but the came across prey project which can track your laptop or phone if stolen http://preyproject.com/ again many thanks for taking time to help alan

  Nontek 06 Jul 12

Your welcome - thanks for your feedback.

Good luck.

  Nontek 06 Jul 12

Did you notice me deliberate, hic, mistake?

You're welcome!

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