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How to set up a WinBook Security Camera over a Wired Ethernet Connection

Description: The WinBook Network Security Camera can connect to a network via Ethernet or a wireless connection. This article will detail the steps required to connect it to a network using an Ethernet connection.

  1. Make sure the camera is plugged in to a power outlet using the included power adapter. This will be connected to the back of the camera.
    Back of WinBook Camera
  2. Using an Ethernet cable, connect one end to the back of the camera in the Ethernet port, and the other end to one of the LAN ports on the router.
    Back of WinBook Camera
  3. Insert the camera's installation disk into the computer.
  4. Go to My Computer (if running Windows XP), or Computer (if running Windows Vista or Windows 7) and double click the CD/DVD drive to open the disk to view the files.
    My Computer File Explorer
  5. Double-click the BSearch_en application to open it.
    My Computer File Explorer
  6. Click Search(F3) to search for the camera.
    Camera Setup App
  7. The camera will appear under the Device List. Click on it to select it.
    Camera Setup App
  8. Under the Authentication section, next to Account for watching enter admin. Next to Password for watching enter 123456
    Camera Setup App
  9. Click Update(F5).
    Camera Setup App
  10. Click Yes on the message that says Are you sure to update the selected device?
    Yes to Update
  11. Click OK on the confirmation message.
    OK to Save
  12. Go back to the BSearch application and click Search(F3).
    Camera Setup App
  13. Select the device, then click Browse(F4).
    Camera Setup App
  14. This will bring up the default web browser with the camera's IP address entered into the address bar at the top. If it does not, open Internet Explorer and type in the camera's IP address into the address bar and hit Enter on the keyboard. The camera's IP address will be shown in the BSearch application under the IP address field.
    Camera Setup App
  15. A Windows Security message will appear requesting a username and password. Enter admin for the username and 123456 as the password. Click Ok.
    Windows Authentication
  16. The player extension will need to be downloaded. Click on the download link on the webpage.
    Camera App in Browser
  17. When prompted, click Run.
    Run the camera utility
  18. Click Mode 1 to view on the webpage.
    Camera App in Browser
  19. When prompted, click Allow in order to run the add-on.
    Allow App to Update
  20. The camera feed can now be viewed from Internet Explorer.
    Camera Feed in Browser