Microsoft webcam light off

On a Microsoft webcam how do I turn the light off, when I'm using either skype or other program the uses the webcam?
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
the light is a security feature so you know when the webcam is active.. a piece of tape over the light will keep it off

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nobusCommented:
what is the reason for turning the light off?
maybe there are other solutions
alonig1Author Commented:
not really an answer.
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