Installing digital camera drivers from Nikon View 5 or 6 CD on Windows OS
This document assumes that your computer did not recognize your digital camera after you have installed Nikon View version 5 or version 6 (5/6) using "Easy Install" and then restarted your computer.
Nikon View 5/6 compatibility:
Windows 98 SE
Windows XP Home Edition/Professional
Note: Log on as Computer Administrator when installing drivers on Windows XP Home Edition/Professional or as Administrator when installing drivers on Windows 2000 Professional.
Cameras that are not supported by Nikon View 5/6
Nikon View 5/6 does not support direct connection of COOLPIX 950, 910, 900, 800 or 700 digital cameras however it will support a Compact Flash card reader which contains images taken with these cameras.
- Before installing Nikon device drivers, make sure the camera is disconnected from the computer. If the Device Wizard launches when you connect a camera, click Cancel to exit the Wizard.
- You have turned off any virus-checking software that may be running.
- You have exited all other applications.
Procedure for driver installation
First DISCONNECT THE CAMERA FROM THE COMPUTER and follow the instructions below.
Insert the Nikon View CD into the CD-ROM drive, the Select Language dialog box appears.
Select a language
Select the language of your choice from the pull-down menu. After you select a language, click Next to display the Install Center window.
Step 1: Select the software to be installed.
Select the programs you want to install from the list in the Custom Install tab.
Step 2: Install the driver
Choose the camera driver you wish to install and click Install. If you have chosen more than one program, the programs are installed in the order of display.
- PTP Drivers
Select this check box to install PTP drivers. This check box is only displayed if you are using Windows XP.
- COOLPIX Camera Drivers (all models except 990 and 880)
Select this check box to install the driver for COOLPIX series cameras (excluding 990/880). This check box only appears if you are using Windows 98 Second Edition.
- Drivers for COOLPIX 990 and 880
Select this check box to install the drivers for the COOLPIX 990/880
- Drivers for D1 series cameras
Select this check box to install the drivers for the D1/D1X/D1H cameras.
Install PTP Driver (Windows XP only)
Check that the camera is disconnected
If you selected the PTP Driver, the installation of the driver will start. The Setup dialog box below is displayed, asking you to confirm that a camera is not connected to your computer. Make sure a camera is not connected, and click OK to begin installation.
Windows 98 SE
If you are using Windows 98 SE, drivers for all COOLPIX cameras (all models except 990 and 880) will be installed if selected. The dialog box shown right will be displayed. Click OK to continue.
When you install the device driver, the dialog box shown below may be displaye
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