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How to Install and Connect a Webcam to Your PC


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Find Your Webcam's USB (or other) Connection
Webcams Have a USB Connection

Most Webcams Have a USB Connection

Courtesy of Mark Casey

Most webcams will connect with a USB cord or something similar. Make sure you locate it on your computer. It's usually on the front or the back of the computer, and looks just like it should -- like a tiny rectangle ready to receive your USB cord.

Plug your webcam in, and watch the magic happen. Your Windows machine should either help your installed software auto-open once you plug in the webcam, or you can browse to it via the start menu whenever you're ready to use it.

Of course, first you'll want to figure out where to put your webcam...

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