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Device Initialization Failed

When trying to transfer my recording to the computer, I get the above error. Is there a driver that I need to install? USB ports show working properly. I can transfer my still photos from another camera o.k.

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  • gskinner Aug 09, 2008

    When importing still images from my ZR45MC to my computer, I get an error message "No camera detected". Is there something I'm doing wrong or is there a fix?

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JDeRuvo
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SOURCE: Device Driver Software Not Installed

Invest in a $10 USB memory card reader and simply take your card out and plug it in. The PC will read it as a drive and it's a simple drag and drop to get your pictures onto the PC for editing and printing. Much better than trying to trouble shoot driver issues.


J. DeRuvo
Digital Camera HQ

Posted on Dec 04, 2007

dbarchitect
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SOURCE: driver update problem for digital camera

In order to get rid of the error, you have uninstall the driver, update your operating system with updates from Microsoft (see below for instructions) and follow these suggestions:

  1. Best method, copy the photos to the computer by connecting a card reader to the computer and plug the SD card into the card reader and transfer using your favorite software (like Picasa) or through My Computer.
  2. Drivers are not required for the A400 and Windows XP. So you can plug in the camera, without drivers and it should work. This appears to be the one that's not working, You need to un-install the drivers and either reinstall, try updated drivers from the links below, or don't use the drivers.
This information is in the manual on page 96. See this link for the manual.

See this link for details about the WIA driver.

About the error "driver update failed" rea

I personally have stopped altogether trying to get the drivers and software installed because they can cause more problems. I just transfer using a card reader.

If you want to use the software that comes with the A400, it's best to install ZoomBrowser, then you will need to follow to this link to get the update to this software.

Once this is done, reboot your machine to make sure the system is then up-to-date.

Make sure you have also updated your machine with Windows Updates. This is done by opening Internet Explorer and clicking on Tools | Windows Updates. Follow the links at their site to update your machine.

Posted on Dec 06, 2007

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SOURCE: Vista and firewire 1394?

Firewire works fine under Vista, but it's quite possible your USB to Firewire bridge doesn't have proper Vista drivers. You wouldn't expect Vista to include these, they would be installed from a disc that came with your adaptor. USB to Firewire is a questionable option at best... there are often problems with it. You may be better off with a PC-Card or ExpressCard solution, if the laptop is your only computer.

Also, when the camera says "DV IN", it's expecting video from the PC to be sent to it, it's not in capture mode. Most camcorders must be in either "play" mode, or a special "link to PC" mode in order to even be recognized by Windows (any version) as a video input device.

However, until you resolve the issue of supporting your Firewire device in Vista, nothing the camcorder does will be an issue yet. You should check the documentation that came with your USB to Firewire device, the driver disc, etc. for information on Vista support.

Posted on Jan 21, 2008

Mark_Webber
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SOURCE: Moving photos from pc to Elura 65 camcorder memory card

You can buy both internal and external USB card readers that can read just about any card you can think of in a package about 3" square. They are not expensive either.

Your local PC retailer will (read should) have these in stock.

Hope that helps

Posted on Apr 12, 2008

pagebor
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SOURCE: Uknown device Error - Canon PIXMA M180 All-In-One

just unistall the usb printing support from the device driver then you you restart then you put the printer cd in the rom and try, post your comment

Posted on May 17, 2008

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