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The webcam is attached at the front of the computers monitor. To be able to operate webcams in PCs and Macs, the appropriate driver must be installed. Once installed, the computer automatically detects the webcam. If not so then the webcam can be installed manually. This model of webcam is made up of the lens, an image censor and is inbuilt with audio devices such as microphones, which make it possible for real time communication. The webcam can be plugged to the computers USB port and is automatically detected by the software. Most webcam software can function with different types of basic webcams and thus users are able to replace the webcam without installing new webcam software. The webcam has the ability to detect motion and can be used for surveillance purposes in homes and businesses. The settings of the webcam are easy to change to the users preference.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The webcam is able to capture high quality video, which makes it possible to be used for video conferencing in programs such as Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, Skye as well as AOL Instant Messenger. The basic webcam can be used as an input device for capturing images, which can then be transmitted online and accessed by anyone with internet connection. Webcam has advantage over internet cameras in that the cameras are able to be plugged to the computers USB port and then using the users broadband connection can be linked to another webcam in another computer. The basic webcam is able to support TCP/IP, HTTP, SMTP and DHCP platforms. Users can also record A/V stream to the hard drive at set times. The speed of the webcam is about 54 Mbps and has advanced security options such as user authentication as well as WEP/WPA-PSK. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Basic Webcam errors before installing any driver updates.