Many laptop computers come with an integrated webcam that makes it easy to video chat with friends or take still photos for uploading to social network sites. If the laptop shipped with a built-in webcam then it will also contain the software you need to operate the device. The pre-installed webcam software will included "cam" or "webcam" in the application title, helping you to find it on your laptop quickly and easily.
Click the "Start" button on the computer's desktop task bar.
Type "cam" into the search box at the bottom of the "Start" menu. The search function starts as soon as you begin typing the word.
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Read through the search results and find the application that includes "cam" or "webcam" in the title. You'll find this grouped in the "Programs" section of the search results. The application will usually also include a small camera icon to help you identify the webcam software.
Double-click on the webcam application from the search results to launch the webcam software.