Learn about webcam drivers from HP for Windows® XP based system
What are the various ways to find, download, install and configure HP webcam drivers for Windows XP systems?
A webcam is a video camera which produces images in real time to a system or network. To get the performance of a webcam you need to install its compatible driver. Without installing the driver for a webcam you could not access the performance of your webcam. It is better to install webcam driver compatible for system. So you need to check the system requirement for the webcam driver before starting the installation process. Your webcam driver needs to be compatible with your webcam and Operating System. In order to configure webcam driver you need to change its setting as per your needs.
Given below are the tips to find, download and install HP webcam drivers for a Windows XP based system:
- Find and download driver
- Install using Run command
- Install through Device Manager
Find and download driver
You need to download the webcam driver from web. Before downloading the webcam driver you need to check whether it is compatible with your current system’s set-up. And you need to install the latest driver. Otherwise you would not get the advanced features. After downloading the set-up file you need to run it. By correctly following the instructions in the installation wizard you could complete the driver installation more easily. In order to get the compatible driver you need to specify the webcam model or version number with its model number while finding driver.
Install using Run command
You could install the webcam driver using Run command. For this, you need to open Start menu and select Run. Then you need to choose the location where the set-up files for webcam driver is stored by pressing the browse button. You should now have the set-up screen showing. The steps are simple and the on screen prompts will take you through loading your webcam drivers. Once all your webcam drivers have been loaded successfully, you will be prompted to restart your system.
You could easily install webcam driver through Device Manager. In order to open Device Manager you need to open the Control Panel window and select the Administrative Tool. After opening the Administrative Tool window, you need to choose the Computer Management. It would display the option for the Device Manager. Device Manager list all device connected to your system. After right clicking on the webcam you need to choose the Update driver or Install driver option. Before choosing this option you need to save set-up file for the driver in your system.
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