Question about Sony Handycam DCR-HC36 Mini DV Digital Camcorder
I dont have a driver CD for my Sony Handycam DCR-HC96. How can I download the software?
If you want to use the USB cable to connect the Camcorder to the Computer to transfer the video to the Computer then:
(Applicable for Vista Operating System Only.)
This Camcorder does not support USB streaming with the VISTA Operating System. Use an i.LINK cable to transfer the video to the Computer. The i.LINK port is also called IEEE 1394 or Firewire port. (An i.LINK is a black D shaped connector with 4 or 6 pins. The type of cable to be used will depend on the i.LINK port of your Computer. The Sony Camcorder will have the 4 pin i.LINK cable and if the computer has the 6 pin i.LINK port, then you may have to use the 4 pin to 6 pin i.LINK Cable).
You can use any video capturing software like Windows Movie Maker to transfer the video from the Camcorder to the Computer.
Refer this Link for the instruction to transfer the video to the Computer using i.LINK cable.
NOTE: As the Camcorder does not support USB streaming with Vista, it is not required to use any Sony Device Driver to transfer the video to the Computer. You do not require any Drivers or Software from Sony to transfer the video from the Camcorder to the Computer using the i.LINK/Firewire interface.
(Applicable for Windows XP Operating System only):
If you are using a Windows XP Operating System then you have to install the USB Streaming Driver in the Computer from the supplied Software disk with the Computer.
Check this Link for the instruction to transfer video to a Computer using USB Streaming.
If you do not have the supplied Software disk then I suggest that you use the i.LINK cable to transfer the video.
Or you can purchase the software disk from this link:
NOTE: Since the original supplied software is not available for free download now.
Posted on Oct 01, 2009
THANK U FOR UR SUGGESTION.I AM HAVING MY SOFT WARE CD.BUT MY LAPTOP HAVING PROBLEM IN CD DRIVE SO IF U CAN DOWNLOAD THE SOFTWARE CD I CAN INSTALL WITHOU USING THE CD PLAYER.EXPECTING FAVOUR.THANKS
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