Top 10 Frequently Asked Questions
Which ports should be open?
Check if the port is open
I don't have a static IP address,
how can I access Webcam 1-2-3
or Watchdog live view page?
How do I embed a webcam page on my web site
if I don't have a static IP address?
I cannot see my camera page with dynamic IP service.
How do I setup audio source for Webcam 1-2-3/Watchdog?
How to build a remote video surveillance system
Building a Video Surveillance System with Network Camera or Video Server
Building a Digital Video Security System with Capture Card and Security Camera
Using a Web cam to broadcast live video or monitor remotely
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Webcam 1-2-3 v3.0
Watchdog v 4.0
NetCamCenter Basic 3
NetCamCenter Single Camera Edition
NetCamCenter Basic (PDF)
NetCamCenter NetViewer (PDF)
Disk Space Calculator
(Use it to estimate the disk space you need for your
remote surveillance system)
WCSA100 / WCSP100B
Can I edit the video files that recorded by Watchdog, WatchdogX, or NetCamCenter?
How do I configure Watchdog or NetCamCenter remotely?
How do I check the NetCamCenter edition I installed?
How do I embed Windows Media player in a Web page?
How do I capture a screen shot?
How do I disable Outlook/Outlook Express/Windows Mail Security pop-ups
when NetCamCenter or Watchdog send me alarm email?
How do I backup the recordings of WCSA400/WCSA400N/NetCamCenter in realtime over the local network?
How to configure Windows XP / Vista / 7 to automatically logon
Does Webcam 1-2-3/Watchdog work with my
How do I select lens?
Select cameras for my surveillance system
What does "lux" mean?
What is the video standard (NTSC/PAL/SECAM) in my area?
How do I configure the Windows Firewall for Webcam 1-2-3,
Watchdog or NetCamCenter? (Windows XP , 7)
Assign static IP address to your network device
How do I check network connection is reachable?
How do I configure FTP?
How to start PPPoE on boot
When I start Webcam 1-2-3/Watchdog/NetCamCenter, I see the message
saying that "Your IP address appears to be an unroutable IP address..."
What does this mean?
How do I enable dynamic IP service?
How do I configure port forwarding for LinkSys router?
How do I configure virtual server for Belkin router?
How do I configure virtual server for D-Link router?
How do I configure port forwarding for NetGear router?
How do I configure virtual server for SMC router?
How do I configure port forwarding for Actiontec router?
Recommended system settings for Webcam 1-2-3, Watchdog, and NetCamCenter.
I can see the webcam web page on my PC, but I get
"cannot find server" message on other PC.
I cannot access my camera with Member url/redirect server.
If your IP address is 192.168.x.x, please refer to the
Router section and configure your router or firewall.
When I start Webcam 1-2-3 / Watchdog, it stays on the system tray. What should I do?
I use XP remote access and can't start Watchdog/WatchdogX.
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