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Camera I have a sony handycam dcr-hc32, and I cannot transfer pictures from my camera to my computer, and I need to know how please.

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I am assuming you meant your video (not just pictures) - you need a firewire cable - I have same camera - I use a firewire cable (4pins on each end) and connect to my IBM Laptop with Vista - vista does everything else to capture.

If you need to transfer photographs from the flash memory card -- I suggest the best way is to remove the flash memory card and use a USB flash card reader that you can hook up to your computer.

You may be able to do these otherways by installing the Sony software that comes with this camera - or can be downloaded from Sony website.

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