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Yasyas786
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How to turn off the camera in windows 8

hi

 

Any one could help me with how to turn off the camera with windows 8 once it is turned on it is always on unable to open and error msg "camera is opened by another application "

Not running in task manager

alt+f4 -not working

not available in top left side corner

thanks in advance

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bigtoz
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Re: How to turn off the camera in windows 8

Hi, I am experiencing the same problem and have tried some of the techniques you have tried but with no success.Ihave noticed that if I leave my computer on but is inactive after a period of time it shuts itself off but when I reboot after turning off the camera beomes active again. Have you got any answers on your related question?  

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ClarkC
Posts: 6

Re: How to turn off the camera in windows 8

I never use a web camera, so I just dissabled it in device manager

No time for that now, the computer's starting!
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Yasyas786
Posts: 51

Re: How to turn off the camera in windows 8

hi Team

I found the Answer it here

in

 

Task Bar -> show hidden icons->find a option which says gesture control - > give a right click - > close .

turning off the gesture control disables the auto camera on issue.

 

Yaseen

 

:manwink:

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my2babies
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Re: How to turn off the camera in windows 8

Thx so much!!!!! It is gr8 that their are ppl like you to help ppl like me:womanhappy:

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