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WEBCAM generic driver (Portable version from XP but works)

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    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    WEBCAM generic driver (Portable version from XP but works)

    Hi there all
    try this tiny webcam app if you are having trouble getting a webcam to work on your laptop (Internal USB based ones).

    Usually the built in ones have trouble working in newer versions of Windows. It's a Portable app so nothing to install -- can run it off your usb stick if you want.

    I copied off my W2003 server VM -- essentially its an XP app but still works even on W8 Consumer preview X-64

    Just double click the app and you should see your ugly mug in the webcam window.

    I haven't YET found a laptop this doesn't work on.

    It's a stand alone app so if you are looking for something to integrate say into something like "Netmeeting" then you'll have to use something else.

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WEBCAM generic driver (Portable version from XP but works)

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