Question about HP Photosmart 315 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Fix for HP 315 camera - 32mb CF limit under WinXP

I have a Hewlett Packard PhotoSmart 315. There is a known problem with this camera not working with Compact Flash cards larger than 32mb, under Windows XP (other versions of windows are fine apparently). Windows XP just keeps saying "The drive is not formatted" when I try to access the camera. HP and Microsoft's official response are both; 1. Don't use cards larger than 32mb 2. Buy a CF card reader. I can't seem to get a card reader locally, and can't afford the total cost of having one shipped (comes to about $60 Australian dollars - exactly what I payed for my new 128mb card) My vacation photos are still waiting to be downloaded off my 128mb CF card. But as I said above, I have seen references to an unnoficial fix for this, and apparently it works very well. Does anyone know where I can download it?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers
Re: Fix for HP 315 camera - 32mb CF limit under WinXP

Yes, find a printer that has the card slots in it and upload your photo's to your computer. You have to take the larger card out of the camera and insert in the printer. Yes it works I have a lexmark and do it all the time. if you have more questions e-mail me at joal1445@yahoo.com

Posted on Dec 20, 2007

Add Your Answer

0 characters

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...
3 Points

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Hewlett packard photosmart r707 card is unreadable


Replace the card. Make sure you back it up to your hard drive frequently.

Mar 05, 2016 | HP Photosmart R707 Digital Camera

1 Answer

How do i fix a Hp Hewlett Packard photosmart r937 digital camera?


Not sure on the camera model but cameras usually don't take 12v so I would comparability of charge voltage would be the problem. Cameras take 3v to 6v usually. Check the specs of your camera that will tell you what it needs. Hope this helps.

Feb 23, 2015 | HP Hewlett Packard Photosmart R937 Digital...

1 Answer

Lost battery cover for HP 315


i would try ebay
if that doesnt work try bizrate.com

Apr 27, 2009 | HP Photosmart 315 Digital Camera

1 Answer

I formatted the lexar 48mb compactflash card


Hi there.
Take the card out of the camera while it is off, then turn it on again, if the camera works fine turn if off again and insert the card, (make sure that the write protect is off) and turn the camera on again, it may let you format the card again.

Good luck and thanks for using FixYa!!

Mar 16, 2009 | HP Photosmart 315 Digital Camera

1 Answer

HP Camera won't flash


HP wont get your money for another camera period- the have dropped cameras from their line up- in the UK any way.
The precise reason for the non function of the flash is not immediately fathomable - but it is likely non use ,the capacitor that triggers the flash in a full state and not having been discharged could have 'killed' it.
As with pretty well all low end digital camera s'repair' is not an option, only replace.
So off you go and buy a new one- if it is flash you need- but perhaps you can live without it.
So often you see folk using their camera swith the flash popping off when in fact non was needed.

Jan 27, 2009 | HP Photosmart R827 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Missing driver


go to Hewlett Packard and they will fix u up.

Dec 10, 2007 | HP Photosmart 733 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Help to upload to pc


go to Hewlett packard, they will help you.

Nov 18, 2007 | HP Photosmart 733 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Broken battery door


go to Hewlett Packard online, they might be more able to help.

Nov 13, 2007 | HP Photosmart 733 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Software


here are the drivers. You can use any photo software with this camera http://www.camera-drivers.com/drivers/120/120688.htm

Sep 30, 2007 | HP Photosmart 315 Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP Photosmart 315 Digital Camera Logo

150 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Digital Cameras Experts

Fred Sops

Level 2 Expert

271 Answers

teddyboy

Level 2 Expert

367 Answers

Lawrence Oravetz

Level 3 Expert

6820 Answers

Are you a HP Digital Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...