Repeat this process until you can get Safari to connect to webcam XP. This is the number shown in webcam XP which is in the form and does NOT include the or the “:”3. This is the number after the colon (8081 in my example screenshots)4.

If Safari can’t connect then Live Cams will also fail. Enter a username and password if you protected them in webcam XP.5.

This is by far the most common area for people to struggle with because of various software and hardware firewalls and router issues. If you have multiple cameras configured you will need to adjust the camera number accordingly, otherwise leave it to the default value of 1.

If you want to access the camera from the internet you’ll need Dynamic DNS to be configured or use your router IP address instead of the PC’s address.

Example: If there aren’t any firewalls active and the port is opened on your router you should see the webcam XP html page load.

If the connection fails then you will need to open your firewall or turn it off so that traffic can go from the internet to your PC.

Note that whatever number you choose will later have to be entered into Live Cams (source #1 through 6).

If your device is not supported by webcam XP it will also be unsupported in Live Cams.

When your camera is configured and images are appearing in the video window you are ready to go.

Open a command prompt and type “ipconfig” to find the IP address of your computer on the local network.

Many people are asking how to configure Live Cams for viewing their personal webcams attached to either a PC or Mac.

This post will discuss the particulars for getting a webcam working with a PC.