[Solved] Microsoft Windows 10 using Computer Webcam without user acceptance

Microsoft Windows 10 is using Computer’s Webcam without user’s acceptance or prior approval. What an invasion of user privacy? You may search on google about “Device Census using webcam”

To disable un-authorized use of camera follow these steps.

  1. Write gpedit.msc in windows 10 search bar
  2. In Computer Configuration click on Administrative Templates
  3. Expand Windows Component
  4. Click on App Privacy
  5. Double Click “Let Windows apps access the camera
  6. Click on Disable
  7. Close the Window and again write in Windows 10 Search Bar “gpupdate /force” or restart your computer for the policy to take effect