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Flip Video Software instalation error

The first time (and every other time after that) that i have plugged it into my USB port it loads the software to the point where i get the bulleted list of all the things i can do ( view and edit my videos etc..) Then i get an error message saying that the program has encountered an error and needs to close.

I have a brand new laptop, running windows XP. I have all the lastest updates
I tried trouble shooting it by installing it manually via the system folder.
I tried restarting my computer,& shutting down my computer

Is this a defect in the product or am i doing something wrong

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  • Anonymous Sep 07, 2008

    mine does the exact same thing, help please!! i just got it

  • Anonymous Oct 19, 2008

    Error that the editing software must close down.

  • Anonymous Jan 30, 2009

    mine does the same.
    it almost completes downloading but closes at the last minute.
    "error blah blah has to close"
    please help!


  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2009

    same as above!

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I have the same problem, did the same things that the customer service said and it does not work. I had to return it. Customer service was no help. I think these are lemons.

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