what to do about intergrated webcam

  chrissy1 20:11 28 Jun 13

I used to be on Vista but now on Windows7 and webcam doesn't work without going onto skype or other. No icon like there used to be.

I still have the cd for the software that came with laptop but it's for Vista.

Would this still work or would i have to download software for Windows7?

Or would it be better just to buy a plug and play

  Woolwell 20:16 28 Jun 13

Make and model of laptop may help.

The webcam obviously works but you need to know how to launch it separately.

  chrissy1 20:28 28 Jun 13

Yes i want it to work on its own....Im on a Samsung laptop Model R510

  chub_tor 20:35 28 Jun 13

If the webcam is working with Skype then it has been recognised by Windows 7 so it would seem that all you are missing is some software to use it as a stand alone device. You could try http://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/WebCam/Webcam-7.shtml or something similar

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