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Computer doesn't recognize camera

I loaded software onto computer (Windows XP SP2) and hooked up camera but it wouldn't recognize the camera. it said "new hardware found" but took me to the new hardware wizard, looked for some files from disk and then gave me a "cyclic redundancy check" error. I thought that i was missing the driver (though I shouldn't be missing it with XP) and I couldn't even find it on the disk to manually install. little help? thanks.

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Re: computer doesn't recognize camera

Remove previous all installation/ file if any. Insert the Driver CD in the CD ROM again a wizard interface would be active, from that wizard complete the installation by clicking Next - Next. Do not plug the camera before fresh installation complete. If wizard ask to plug your camera, then plug it.

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