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Ccd tr818 camcorder

I am trying to put these tapes on my computer but it doesn't reconize it guess I don't have the driver. plus I can get the video on movie maker but there is no sound I don't know why
Woould appreciate any hope I can get.
This is a sony and my computer is a sony. guess I need a driver but can't find it.

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What type of cables are you using to connect your camcorder to your pc? EX: 4 pin, 5pin, 6pin? or are you using an iLink cable?

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