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Student
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Member Since: ‎10-23-2011
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why is my web cam so grainy?

just bought laptop. went to web cam and picture of myself is very very grainy. is something wrong with my computer or is it something im not doing.

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Re: why is my web cam so grainy?

Hi,

 

You don't supply your machine info therefore this is my guess: webcams have many models, flavours. They can be from 0.3 mega pixels to what ever. In your case could be (a) You've got a low resolution webcam and (b) Not enough light for the webcam to work, similar to taking photos in the dark w/o flash.

 

Regards, 

BH
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