Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 8.0 MB
Operating System: Windows Vista, Windows Vista Business (32-bit), Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit), Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit), Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit)
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.00.1.1 A / January, 2007
The HP Webcam is a camera that is used in the communication between two individuals or more in different places by using a video stream which is a live feed. The Webcam is inbuilt in some notebooks and laptops and in other cases like when using a desktop PC, the webcam is inserted into a USB port. The webcams can also be connected to notebook PCs, which do not have the inbuilt camera in them. The HP Webcam can be able to be used by applications, which employ graphics like QuickPlay, Muvee editor and the Windows Live Messenger. In circumstances where the PC that has a webcam that is inbuilt is upgraded from Windows XP operating system to Windows Vista, the latest webcam drivers should be installed and they can be located on the download site of Hewlett Packard (HP).
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 HP Webcam is a device that is input in the computer much in the same way as a scanner would. It does not operate on itself but can be used by other programs that recognize it. In operating systems such as Windows Vista, there is no provision of any applications that are native that utilize the webcam by itself. To download the driver and the software for using on the HP Webcam, it is a simple procedure to follow. The link of HP Drivers and Download page should be accessed on the HP website. After this is achieved, the model number of the driver or device should be typed on the search field and when the next page appears, after pressing search, the specified product should be selected and downloaded. After downloading, the driver and software are installed and the system restarted and the HP Webcam tested to see if it works. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and HP Webcam errors before installing any driver updates.