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  • Theheritage
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My camera, which is a webcam, turns off when I minimize the program.  Is there a way to make it so it records when motion in my office is detected?

5/31/2015 2:05:10 PM

  • CameraFTPSupport
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Subject: Re:Camera not always on

If you downloaded the Windows 8 based Webcam Security Camera app from the Microsoft Store, then the program cannot be minimized. This is a limitation of all Windows Store apps: they are optimized for tablets, just like apps on iPads.

CameraFTP has a much more advanced program for all versions of Windows: Virtual Security System (VSS). VSS supports multiple Webcams and IP cameras. It is essentially a Network Video Recorder. To download the software, please click:


To find more info about VSS, please visit:


6/24/2015 2:11:24 AM

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