Laptop Webcam is one of the things that the users should defend. There are plentiful things that you can do ensure that your webcam is secured from being harmed. Maybe you have a few reasons to shut off your Laptop webcam. If you feel it idle or your children usually use your laptop webcam to take photos and record videos, you can disable it simply by following this article.
|Sometimes you may prefer your Laptop webcam disabled|
It is unnecessary to download any software from the third party to deactivate your webcam. One note that this tip is only utilized for integrated webcam. We do not assure that if it would help shutting off the extraneous webcam.
More over, we do not need to use Groups Policy Editor or Registry editor to do this.
How to deactivate laptop webcam in Windows 10?
It does not take much time to make this successfully. You just have to follow these steps
Firstly, you open Device Manager, you can open it from Control Panel.
Another way to open the Device Manager window is pressing Windows + R, and then you type devmgmt.msc and press enter.
You will see Integrated Webcam under Imaging devices in the Device Manager panel. Right click on it, and then choose Disable.
|Confirm to finish the process.|
Click Yes to confirm
In addition, if you are using a USB webcam, you will get the option something like the following picture.
|Similarly, click Disable for USB webcam.|
Note: As mentioned above, there is no assurance whether the above method will make change to USB webcam or not.
How to re-enable webcam?