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Firewire Camcorder Not Recognized

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Changes in Win7 have made FireWire (aka 1394 & i.LINK) capture more difficult if not impossible for older camcorders utilizing this method.

 

If your camcorder is not recognized, then you will want to try setting Win7 to a Legacy driver: (note that some older generation devices simply will no longer work :( )

 

Right Click on Computer and select Properties:

 

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Select Device Manager:

 

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Right Click your controller and select Properties:

 

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Update Driver:

 

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“Browse my Computer”:

 

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“Let me pick…”:

 

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Pick the “(Legacy) choice:

 

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OK your way out and note “Legacy” now showing:

 

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Reboot and give it a try… ;)

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