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Win 7 Not Recognising Camcorder


Tall

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My Panasonic camcorder was recognised properly and was fully useable on Vista, whether via USB or firewire. My new Dell PC, running Windows 7, does not recognise the camcorder, though. Whether I connect it via USB or firewire, the reult is the same: it's only seen as a generic USB device, and so is unusable.

Panasonic say - I guess quite rightly - that as it worked fine under Vista, the problem has to be with Windows 7. I've got the same problem with a Sony voice recorder and an external modem.

Has anyone experienced anything like this and, more to the point, has anyone a solution?

Thanks

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james105051

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"Has anyone experienced anything like this"


Yep, every time a new OS is relesed, some things work, some don't

"more to the point, has anyone a solution?"

Did you get an installation disc with the camera to install software\drivers to a PC. If so try installing in compatibility mode.

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Aushvill

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look its a driver problem

goto panasonic site n download drivers (Camera Suite) for Win 7

its nothing big..

otherwise post your exact model no. here

I will direct u further

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Tall

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Thanks for the replies. The solution was to install the latest BIOS from Dell - labelled A12. After that, all worked fine.

Wonderful.

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