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I can not capture video from my camera Sony DCR-HC51E

Please, help! I can not capture video from my camera Sony DCR-HC51E on firewire (IEEE1394). I am using a laptop Toshiba(pentium, 2,6 Mhz) with Windows Xp. When I connect the camera with the firewire, the system becomes very slow and the camera is not recognized, but when I use a PMCIA card (Billionton IEE1394 to cardbus inerface PC Card, P/N CB1394T-B2M) with Ulead Studio 11 or Pinnacle Studio the camera is recognized but I can not capture video. Could it be a problem with Windows Xp or the IEEE1394 port???. Interestengly, I do not have problem with this camera with my desktop (Intel Core Duo and windows xp) with Ulead Studio 11 and Movie Maker. That means: it is possible to capture video throgh firewire and windows xp with this camera and surely the problem lies with the notebook, but where?. I would very grateful for every advise!!!.

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This is due to incorrect drivers choosen for cam...just uninstall all apps related to cam alongwith drivers and reinstall them...

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