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Panasonic PV-GS31 video to PC trouble.

I have the pv-gs31 panasonic camcorder and have a video that I want uploaded to my computer. I use Windows XP. I have the usb port wire that connects to the computer to my camera. I do not have any software that came with the camera. How do I get the video off of the tape in my camcorder onto my computer? I tried using Windows Movie Maker to retrieve my video but it says I don't have the camera connected but my computer says that it is connected. Help please!

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The usb is only used for the still pics and for the webcam. You need a DV cable to upload vid.

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The suggested solution for this does not work.

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Go to http://www2.panasonic.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/vDownloads?storeId=15001&page=DownloadIndex and download the driver [commass.zip] then open it with winzip wizard. then go to windows movie maker click the import video from device and it will prompt you through it.

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SOURCE: PV-GS2 Camcorder is not being detected using Firewire/DV port

Hi Here is a link to the latest manual for your Camcorder. Check out page 42. This may help. http://service.us.panasonic.com/OPERMANPDF/PVGS2.PDF You may need to re-install the software o your computer for the camera inteface. Have a Great Day!!

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SOURCE: I have recorder with tapes now inserted a sd 2gb

Hi,

Browse through you camera's main menu. There might be a function that will enable you to switch from tape to sd card.

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Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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