Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Protect your privacy, disable laptop's built-in Webcam

In order to protect your privacy, it's suggested to disable your laptop's built-in Webcam if not in use.

To disable build-in webcam in Windows 10 (suppose work on other Windows)
1. Right click  "This Computer", select "Manager" to open Computer Manager
2. Select "Device Manager" on left
3. Click to expand "Imaging devices"
4. Right click your build-in webcam, then select "Disable"
5. Re-boot if needed.

To enable your webcam, repeat the steps, and select "Enable" in step 4.

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