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Is there a way to turn off my HP Pavilion dv7's webcam record light?

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Why do you want to do this? If the little light bothers you for some reason, you can draw over it with a black permanent marker. It's not particularly bright, though, so I don't see why that would be an issue. –  Bob Dec 23 '12 at 15:06
    
The main idea behind this is that the user shouldn't get aware that he's being recorded. –  ott-- Dec 23 '12 at 15:37

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I only found one way, and that was to disable the webcam device driver. Obviously not a good solution if you want to use the webcam, but easy enough if you don't want to use it.

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Do you mean that it's on all the time even if you're not using it? If so, then some application is recording (spying on) you all the time! –  gertvdijk Dec 23 '12 at 15:20

You need enter to Device Manager, Locate the Device in Properties Select Disable, when the Light turn off then Select Enable!

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Could you please try to reword your answer? I don't understand anything past the first sentence. –  gronostaj Jun 28 '13 at 19:10

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