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You not only have the option to disable your camera and microphone for all apps, but you can also selectively control which apps should have access. The next time you download an app that has no business having camera or microphone access, disable its access to avoid the app creepily spying on you.
It is important to note that these settings only affect modern apps, so classic (desktop) Windows applications won’t even appear on the list. To restrict those, you will need to configure the programs themselves; look for a Settings or Options entry in the program. If you are really concerned, you could always use a good old fashion piece of tape to cover the camera and disable the microphone entirely within Windows.
1. Click Settings from the Start menu.