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Vivitar 3 in 1 Mini Digital Camera Error

I have 2 problems. One, when i plug in the usb cord to my computer it says "USB device not recognized." I cant seem to get it to recognize the camera even though i have installed all of the software. Two, When I click on the software I have installed called MarsCam CIF, the window opens and reads "Driver Open Fail!" I cannot get my camera to work and it is getting me angry. If you know what is wrong or have a suggestion please notify me pronto. I'm getting the "Driver open Fail " message. I have uninstalled and re installed. Same result. This is withthe marscam.

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  • bayerlad Aug 24, 2008

    USB device not recognized with ALL the software installed and uninstalled and re-installed with no change. Transfer work fine on second laptop (same model)

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Never buy vivitar - you are wasting your money!!

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Vivitar 3 in 1 Mini digital camera. Did not come with disc, only USB cord. How to download software and drivers online




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Hello :

The problem is not with the cord . But it's with the computer .

I'll give a solution assuming that you are using [ Windows XP ] as an Operating system . This can also go with [ Win 7 or Win Vista ] .

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1: Go to start


2: Go to all programs


3: Go to accessories .


4: Go to system tools .

5: Click on [ restore ]

Now you will see many restoring points . Try to remember which point or time the ( Olympus Stylus ) was working fine .

6: You need to restore your system to that point or time .

7: The system will restore itself to the point you chose and will reboot .

8:After rebooting plug in your Camera USB cable to try if that worked or not . It should work . If not , then the problem is with the Camera . For that you need to reset the Camera and try again .
If that didn't help , then there must be a hardware failure with the camera and it needs to be serviced .

Please don't forget to rate !

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2. you should also download the cd driver, the cd that comes with the camera, to your PC. this will help the connection be proper.

3. if you're using desktop, try to connect the camera at the back of your tower. look for a USB port at the back of the tower and connect USB cord to it.

4. make sure you're using the proper USB cable, the cable that comes with the camera. for your S630, it is USB cable type 2.

5. also, make sure before you connect camera to PC, camera is turned off, when the USB cord is properly connected, that is the time camera should be turned on.

6. when unpluggin the camera to PC, make sure that you are safely removing the device from the PC so you will not have future connection problems.

hope my suggestions work for you.

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