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Hello Don first I would run the asus update tool and see if there are any hardware/bios updates for your asus and install them the asus update shouldn't be an issue as it looks for hardware drivers
Hello Nina if you are using a third party firewall or internet security suites , turn firewall off and see if that fixes the issue if not then reset windows firewall by going to control panel switch
yes google account is youtube account and yes correct default steps the one you just mentioned , but there are many ways that does that too using third party applications , most new webcam software
Hello Sterling you can upload the video directly to youtube " requires a google account , they are for free" then open youtube.com and sign in with that account then you will see a button that says
Hello Kenneth in windows 8 , navigate to wherever you saved the downloaded zip file to and then right click on that file and then click Extract All, and then follow the instructions. do the same thing