Disable web cam LED on laptop?

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wscon
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Disable web cam LED on laptop?

Post by wscon » Sat Oct 20, 2012 4:54 pm

Hi,

My laptop has a super bright annoying green LED that turns on when I am using my web cam for Skype etc -- my temporary solution to disable it has been to cover it with black tape but I'm looking for a cleaner solution.

Could I desoder the LED and replace it with a regular diode?

Or is there a software solution to this? I'm guessing that could only be achieved by modifying the driver which might be impossible?

Thanks

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Re: Disable web cam LED on laptop?

Post by vskid » Sun Oct 21, 2012 8:44 pm

You can probably just remove the LED and that'll be it. I doubt it'll effect anything.
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