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Software upgrades My laptop has windows vista and everytime i try to install the camcorder driver into the laptop is gives me an error message. the driver installation device is missing a necessary entry. This may be because the INF was written for Windows 95 or higher. I am thinking my camcorder would need a software upgrade but i'm not sure where i am going from there.

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Re: software upgrades

Um... this is a DVD camcorder, right. What are you expected a camcorder driver to do for you? Just put the DVD into the computer.

If you're after USB drivers for the still mode, those should only be necessary on older OSs.... Windows XP and Vista had built-in drivers for USB storage-class devices.

It's quite possible some of the applications (basic video editor, I don't know what else they might ship with the camcorder) don't work under Vista. Samsung doesn't have any software updates posted for this camcorder, and I wouldn't hold my breath... CE companies aren't likely to support products in the way you might be used to from computer companies. Given that you have Vista, you can probably import and edit video using Windows Movie Maker.

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