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Transfer movie from mini tape to computer - JVC GR-D770U

I just bought my first digital video camera. A JVC GR-D779U. It uses the small mini tapes. There are no instructions on transferring the data from the camera/tapes to my computer. I assumed it would be simple. I have no clue how to do this. I hook up the video camera with the tape in it to my computer via a USB port, turned the camera to "play" and assumed some software would magical appear on my computer to walk be through this. I am running Windows XP on my computer.

Help!
I have the same JVC cam video to computer problem and I went to the JVC website to download software to find nothing pertaining to my model which is new from Christmas 07. I am frustrated.

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  • gramof13 Jun 05, 2008

    This is very fustrating got for mother's day and can not transfer from camera to pc HELP!! anyone

  • Mado_S Jun 09, 2008

    I have the same problem too!!!!!

    The Software was never provided when I initially got my cam! very wierd...

    Any solution?????

  • Anonymous Sep 20, 2008

    Don't feel like the 'Lone Ranger' I've got the same problem ref. transferring video to my pc. I am really p_ _ _ _ _ at JVC.

  • lovenlife Nov 23, 2008

    where do i go to get the cable? bc i have looked everywhere!!

  • elfinent Jan 04, 2009

    How can I tell if I have the fire wire card? I have purchased the cable already.



    Thanks

  • Anonymous Feb 02, 2009

    I have the same problem thats crazy

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All you have to do, is make sure your computer has a FireWire card in it, and get a cable and hook it up it will automaticalty reconize the device and open up windows movie maker.

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You will need a firewire port (IEEE 1394) in your PC (if you do not have one a card will need to be purchased and installed) and a firewire cable to plug into the DV plug in on the side of the camera.
I purchased a card at a local store for $34 and picked up the cable at a office store because it was $17 after a 50% off discount.

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I have worked all day trying to figure this out and Finally found the correct link.
https://www.jvc.ca/en/consumer/service/s_downloads/default.asp
hope this will help others.
Nathan

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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