Question about Sony Handycam DCR-DVD101 DVD Camcorder
I connected the HANDYCAM to my PC via USB cable. Then I tried uploading my video via Windows MOvie Maker and it has an error message "A video capture device was not detected. Verify that a device is turned on & connected properly, and then try again." What am I doing wrong?!?!
Make sure your camera is set to output to computer and not just to the screen it should be in the manual. Your computer may not have the card necessary for capture or the card may be off or un-installed.
If the camera settings are correct shut down the computer. While its off plug in your camera. unplug all other devise using USB ports, Ee-boot you may hear a sound but you should see a window on the desktop asking you what you want to do. (Windows-XP2 or Media edition) If you don't see this window then you may have to upgrade the USB to a USB2.
Control panel>Systems>Hardware>Open Device Manager
Scroll to you see the USB ports right click
Posted on Aug 19, 2007
Hi, Based on your post/description, a couple of possible reasons: 1. The drivers were not initially loaded/installed - use the original CD that came with the handycam to install/reinstall the drivers; or 2. The USB cable or USB port is faulty - replace or try another port; 3. You have to manually select the video capture device; 4. You don't need to "capture" but "Import Video" i.e. use an existing movie file that is saved in your handycam - copy, paste or use; Hope the above give you an idea or two. Pls post back how things are or if you need further information. Good luck and kind regards.
Posted on Aug 19, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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