The example shows the video capture properties for an Acer Crystal Eye webcam.
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The yellow explanation mark will indicate a problem. Right-click the device, and in the popup menu select Update Driver Software.
Then follow the instructions on screen, but make sure you allow Windows to search the web for updated drivers.
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But don’t forget to check if you need to manually activate your webam.
After uninstalling the software, restart your PC and then reinstall the webcam software. Depending on the software, you might need to unplug your webcam during the software installation.
For many HP systems you need to install the Cyber Link You Cam software, which can be downloaded from the HP site (for Windows 7 and Windows 8).
Other picture quality problems with webcams can be addressed by changing the video capture properties for the webcam.
Most programs that can use a webcam will have an option to access the properties of the video source, which will bring up the video capture properties window.
Use the Add or Remove Programs feature in the Control Panel.