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Camera Help! I've had the JVC dual mode GC-A33 camera since it's been out which was awhile ago. My problem is this: I've gotten a new computer since then and I've had pictures on this camera for a few years now. I recently found this old thing after moving. I downloaded the software. I connected the camera via USB connection. I hit the tranfer button and it gives me a little something that says: Connection failed. Please check that 1) The camera is on, and set to PC mode 2) The USB cable is connected between PC and camera. Everything is fine and plugged in. It still won't let me tranfer photos. Can you help me?!

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  • Anonymous Jun 12, 2008

    I have the dual mode driver but not the application software for camera.

  • felidejesus Sep 20, 2008

    I have the same problem, no driver in my computer, but I have a camera JVC GC-A33

    can you help me to solve this problem

    My email

  • lonewolf0714 Jan 18, 2009

    same problem here. any answers would be great. i will be at

  • Amber Engman May 11, 2010

    What operating system are you running? Windows XP, Vista??



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When it's plugged in, are you remembering to press the little (M) button to switch it to PC mode? If so, you might need to install the camera device. Go into your Control Panel and follow the steps under the Scanners and Cameras tab.

Good luck

Posted on Dec 22, 2008

  • HappyNY Sep 28, 2010


    I have this camera and i can't see of transfer the pictures.
    I have XP system.
    I connected the USB cable, turn on the camera and switch to PC mode with the M button.
    I tried to open the pictures with the sotware here -
    But all the programs (CardNavigator, Picture Navigator Windows® 2000 Professional and XP Update..) failed to connect.

    What the problem here?
    maybe i need a special program for tranfer? where can i get it?

    Thanks alot!
    My email please -


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Looking for a driver that would operate on the new vista program

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in my search for the GC-A55 ones I came across the GC-A33 ones .. so here you guys go:

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You can download the USB driver from here:

You can also install their software from that link but I'd recommend using Picasa, Google's software instead. JVC don't seem to offer very good support for cameras.

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SOURCE: i dont have my disk for my software and drivers

You can get the driver here.

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in my search for the GC-A55 ones I came across the GC-A33 ones .. so here you guys go:

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