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As far as this tutorial is concern we beleive you have already been to the download page and you are satisfy with the download links provided there.
Step1. Download any version of your interest and run the file that has the SP……. indication it will get extracted to your local disk C and start the Automatic package running if not kindly open your Drive or Local Disk C from “My Computer” and locate the SWSetup folder or folow the directory C:SWSetupSP….. and open it to locate the setup.
Step2. you then follow the screen for the installation to complete
Step3. but for some reason which is it the software detects that your laptop isn’t an HP Laptop it might trow some errors to you like this “This software can only be installed on a Hewlett-Packard system.” or the screenshot bellow.
Don’t panic at all we are going to fix this. Now that you know how to move to the correspondent folder, ( C:SWSetupSP….. ).
Kindly go to the folder and locate the Custom.ini file. don’t rush it! now lets follow a routine here. You need to know the machine name and to know that you can do a couple of things to get it done.
You could press Win key+Pause/Break or right click Computer and choose Properties. Then look for and take note of Computer name:
or you can equally press Win key+R and type msinfo32 into the Run box. Take note of the System Name OR the System Manufacturer, you don’t need both
After taking note of the name of the computer lets move back to the Custom.ini file and try to open it with a text editor like notepad by opening notepad as administrator from the start button and click on file open and locate the Custom.ini file to open it or use notepad++.
Step4. Now when the file gets to open finally Look on the second line for CLScan=Hewlett-Packard, now replace Hewlett-Packard with either the Computer/System name OR System Manufacturer that you found in step 3, then save the text file.
Step5. And now Run the setup.exe from the same folder as Custom.ini and you will be able to install and then launch the YouCam version chosen on your non HP computer
Enjoy your Webcam now!!!
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