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windows 8 and usb camera .

  1. #1


    Posts : 54
    windows 8

    windows 8 and usb camera .


    hi guys

    how do i see if my usb camera is plugged in and working on my pc ? is this the place to ask this question ?

    its plugged but i dont see a icon any where i can click to open the camera and test it.

    please help

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  2. #2


    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    You may look in your camera documentation. My camera has no special software installed and when I plug it into the USB port, nothing happens. I have to use the upload function on the camera for pictures to upload to the Pictures library.
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  3. #3


    Central IL
    Posts : 3,468
    Linux Mint 17.2


    Quote Originally Posted by oduodu View Post
    hi guys

    how do i see if my usb camera is plugged in and working on my pc ? is this the place to ask this question ?

    its plugged but i dont see a icon any where i can click to open the camera and test it.

    please help
    It will show up in Device Manager under USB. As for testing it, there is a Camera app automatically installed in Metro App's for Windows 8.x.x.
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windows 8 and usb camera .
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