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Olympus C-3000Z and Vista, can't unload

Running Vista Home, camera is not automatically recognized when connected to USB. I have the disc but get an error message when I try to run the install. I don't have the file mentioned elsewhere that need to have semi colons removed. A couple of programs also mentioned elsewhere have fail to recognize the camera. All were mention in the context of Win XP though.

I will get a SM card reader but until I do I was hoping there was something which will work via the USB cable. TIA

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  • beth60 Aug 22, 2008

    More specific info, the error message when I try to install the Camedia software is:

    16 bit Windows Subsystem

    SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\VirtualDeviceDrivers. VDD. Virtual Device Driver format in the registry is invalid. Choose 'Close' to terminate the application.

    I went into the registry and there is just nothing except the vanilla (Default) REG_SZ (value not set) as the entry.


  • beth60 Aug 22, 2008

    I hadn't googled enough, sorry. Needed to add a registry entry.

    RESOLUTION

    Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).

    Locate and click the following value:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\VirtualDeviceDrivers\VDD



    On the Edit menu, click Delete.

    On the Edit menu, click Add Value.

    Type VDD in the Value Name box, click REG_MULTI_SZ for the Data Type, and

    then click OK.

    The Multi-String editor appears. Leave this entry blank and click OK.

    Quit Registry Editor.

    It worked for the install of the Camedia software.


  • beth60 Aug 22, 2008

    At first it wouldn't connect to the camera but I messed around with the compatibility settings and got it to work running as Win2K.


  • Anonymous Aug 28, 2008

    I have not been able to unload the camera with the Camedia software since that one time. If the camera is off I get the expected error message. With it on the program just hangs, says connecting to camera indefinitely. Need to use Task Manager to end it. I have tried compatibility settings again with no result. Uninstalled and reinstalled, done a roll back and gone through the whole setup the same way I got it to work once. I tried the Pinetree software and it does the same thing, just hangs (vista does not like the PTC). Beginning to wonder if the cable may be somehow faulty/intermittent. If it never worked I would blame Vista and move on. But it did work, I just can't get results again. I would like the option of unloading with the USB cable, those SM cards are so flimsy I wonder how much handling they can withstand using a reader.

    Any suggestions or should I try a new USB cable? TIA.


  • Anonymous Jan 17, 2009

    I bought my Olympus C-3000 Zoom Digital Camera and now

    my PC is changed to Windows Vista and I could not find the software

    to download my pictures to my Vista PC.



    The company that made this camera should provide this software.

    Otherwise, my camera is useless.



    If they insist not to provide the software, LET'S NEVER BUY ANY CAMERA FROM THIS COMAPNY - OLYMPUS - AGAIN !

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I have an olympus c-3000 more don"t instalaction automatical to windows i dont have the softwear for instalaction : cd ok

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