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HELP LCD only syays preparing

I have two sony sr42 handycams and only one docking station, i installed the sony picture utility and the usb drivers as directed, hooked up the first handycam LCD screen says preparing, then goes to connecting screen but then says nothing more...but the pc WILL detect the camera and the sony software will work to accsess my files on the cameras HDD (with horrible quality??)

BUT!!

the other handycam that is almost full...when i decided to hook it up, i touched computer on the cameras LCD it only says PREPARING and never moves forward to the connection screen (after 30mins or so)...the pc WILL NOT detect the camera and the sony software WILL NOT work to accsess my files on the cameras HDD

can someone please help i have no idea what i could be doing wrong!
thanks very much for your time !

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