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In article<1viv6d9pb9k1a1j57070kfi0546tsd69ba@4ax.com>, Bill W<nothing@nowhere.com> wrote:

> >> The first thing I did with my new laptop was to put silver ducting
> >> tape over the camera and microphone. THEN I turned it on.
> >
> >That seems to be a tad paranoid. Doing that will preclude using 
> >communications apps such as Skype, or FaceTime (not Facebook). You are
> >better 
> >off actually understanding your computer than gunging up your laptop with 
> >duct tape.
> >
> >Do you even know where the microphones are located in your laptop?
> >
> >If you want to disable your mics, consider doing that via your system 
> >preferences, and there are less damaging ways to obscure the camera, and 
> >still have it available when needed.
> 
> If he's using Windows, he shouldn't have to do anything. All that
> stuff will stop working all by itself. 

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