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My PC wont recognize my panasonic NV-GS70 camcorder as a webcam, it recognises new hardware but then cannot install the DVC serial device. Think I need a driver. Any ideas?

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Yes you must install a USB camera driver that came with the camcorder. If you have lost the CD, then you can go to the manufacturer's site and find it. After installing the driver, you have to set the camcorder into Webcam mode. The technique will vary from camcorder to camcorder, as explained in the owner's manual. Also do a search on your comp using something like "using camcorder as a webcam" USB camera driver for XXXX", etc. etc.

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Start, Control Panel, System, Hardware, Device Manager. (Or get to Device Manager any way you can.)

Look in the list of devices. Every part of your PC is listed here, whether it is plugged in outside or included in the plastic box that you call your computer. They are all separate devices.

Your camera should be listed under Imaging Devices. To see it click the Plus symbol + next to Imaging Devices. If it has a yellow symbol then it has a problem. Most likely is the need to install a driver. Click twice on the Camera and then Drivers and Update Driver.

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We have all had it, yesterday it was fine now it says it doesn't recognise ya USB device.. AARrrgg. Well there are various way to try to fix. Now providing your USB aint Kaput then this works like 99 outa a hundered. Simply Remove and reinstall all USB controllersTo remove and reinstall all USB controllers, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type sysdm.cpl in the Open box, and then click OK.
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  3. Click the Device Manager button.
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  6. Restart the computer, and "Windows" will then automatically reinstall the USB controllers.
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The very first step is of course to check your webcam connection. Most webcams use the USB port to connect to the PC, so check if your USB cable is properly plugged. For build-in webcams this steps does of course not apply. Many new laptops have a build-in webcam. Also try connecting your webcam directly to your PC instead of through a USB hub (if you are using one).
The next thing is to do is to check your Windows Device Manager and see if the hardware is recognized and installed properly.
It might be that the hardware is recognized as a camera, but the right drivers are not installed. The yellow explanation mark will indicate a problem.
windows-xp-other-device.jpg If the device is not recognized in Windows XP, it will be listed under Other Devices.
windows-vista-device-error.jpg In either case you can try to update the drivers. Right-click the device, and in the popup menu select Update Driver Software. Then follow the instructions on screen, but make sure you allow Windows to search the web for updated drivers.
In case no driver for the webcam can be found, you can try a third party driver finding program that scans your PC for installed hardware and allows you to install missing drivers.
If this fails, the next step would be to uninstall the software that came with your webcam. Use the Add or Remove Programs feature in the Control Panel. If that does not work you can use a third party uninstaller.
After uninstalling the software, restart your PC and then reinstall the webcam software. In most cases this will solve the problems. Depending on the software, you might need to unplug your webcam during the software installation.
If the drivers and webcam software are correctly installed, and you still cannot see any video, there can be a problem with the program settings. Most chat and meeting software have a configuration option to select the video source for the webcam feature. If you have multiple devices that qualify for video, you might need to select your webcam device as the source for the webcam feature in that program.
Some webcams and programs require additional software, although that should be installed with the webcam if things are right. But is does not harm to check if your Java, Flash and Quicktime software are installed and up to date. But certainly check your DirectX software, since all video applications, including webcams, use DirectX for video processing. Try downloading the latest DirectX version and install it (Windows XP: DirectX 9.0c - Windows Vista: DirectX 10).
Lastly, if your webcam's image is not sharp, check to see if it has a focus ring. A blurry image can sometimes simply mean the webcam is not in focus. Adjusting the focus through the ring can solve that problem.
Other picture quality problems with webcams can be addressed by changing the video capture properties for the webcam. Most programs that can use a webcam will have an option to access the properties of the video source, which will bring up the video capture properties window.
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What else to try: download missing webcam drivers! If you are using your webcam for instant messaging with one of the popular chat programs, have a look at EatCam, which allows you to record your webcam chats from MSN, YM, ICQ, Skype, AIM and a few more!

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The very first step is of course to check your web cam connection. Most web cams use the USB port to connect to the PC, so check if your USB cable is properly plugged. For build-in web cams this steps does of course not apply. Many new laptops have a build-in web cam. Also try connecting your web cam directly to your PC instead of through a USB hub (if you are using one).

The next thing is to do is to check your Windows Device Manager and see if the hardware is recognized and installed properly.

It might be that the hardware is recognized as a camera, but the right drivers are not installed. The yellow explanation mark will indicate a problem.
Other devices in Windows XP device manager

If the device is not recognized in Windows XP, Right-click the device, and in the pop up menu select Update Driver Software. Then follow the instructions on screen, but make sure you allow Windows to search the web for updated drivers.

In case no driver for the web cam can be found, you can try a third party driver finding program that scans your PC for installed hardware and allows you to install missing drivers.

If this fails, the next step would be to un install the software that came with your web cam. Use the Add or Remove Programs feature in the Control Panel. If that does not work you can use a third party un installer.

After un installing the software, restart your PC and then reinstall the web cam software. In most cases this will solve the problems. Depending on the software, you might need to unplug your web cam during the software installation.If your problem is not fixed then you have to buy a new one.

Hope the above information will be helpful to you.
Thanks.

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Depending on the hardware that you have, either Windows will recognize your device and install default drivers or you will utilize the installation software that came with your device.

Can you provide the brand and model for your Serial PCI card?

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copy and paste the link below...it tell you all about your recorder...

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/compatibility/Details.aspx?type=Hardware&p=DVC%20100%20(Dazzle%20DVD%20Recorder)&v=Pinnacle%20Systems&uid=DVC%20100&pf=0&pi=0&s=DAZZLE%20INSTANT%20DVD%20RECORDER&os=32-bit

Hope this does the trick for you, I'm sure it will.
good luck, please leave rating. thank you kindly

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try a firmware update from Pioneers website for the DVD RW drive.
try to download the driver, but don't install it. Wait until windows recognizes the drive, and then install the driver. Restart the computer just the way it is.

or try it this way:

go to this site:

http://wwwbsc.pioneer.co.jp/product-e/ibs/device_e/dev00001r_e.html

scroll down until you see : "DVR-115 series Firmware"

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You shouldn't have to run regedit for this.

I think you're saying it doesn't recognize the DVD player.

I assume you're running XP

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