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Windows 7: Camera needed for laptop use on Skype

29 Oct 2017   #1
Arcadian

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Camera needed for laptop use on Skype

My Presario Win 7 CQ 56 Notebook 64 bit hasn't got a camera in the lid, no idea why as I bought it a long time ago second hand as an emergency back up, so wondering what the best options are to be able to use it for Skype and similar.

Any advice much appreciated...


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30 Oct 2017   #2
mrjimphelps

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)
 
 

You should be able to go to any electronics store and get a camera which will plug into a USB port on your laptop. You can use that for Skype.

You probably should get a headset also (earpiece and microphone). A headset will be better for Skype than using the built-in speakers and microphone.
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30 Oct 2017   #3
Arcadian

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thanks for the idea, I'll have a look in my local shop....:)
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