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I have tried everything I know of to make this work. I have windows home premium 7 and the sony ccd-trv118 camcorder and really looked forward to moving tapes of my daughter to my pc and then to dvd.


I'm sure that you are frustrated and are looking for other ways of doing that.


How are you trying to capture the video to your computer? That camcorder is an analog Hi8 camcorder. It will not work if you simply plug it into your computer via a USB port. You need an analog to digital converter . Do you have that?


What specific version of Creator 2012 do you have? Some came with the converter and some did not. This is the type of converter that I'm talking about. If you also have a newer digital camcorder, you may be able to use that as the A/D converter using a firewire port..


Enough of a lesson. Could you explain exactly what problems you are having? Also if you post you computer specs or manufacturer and complete model number, that would be a great help.

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I have windows 7 home premium Dell inspiron laptop. I also have the converter you mentioned. I have not trieds the S video jack, I soon will, I have gotten audio through but not video. The only input selection I have on the capture screen is the webcam on the computer. I have 2012 Roxio creator, not the Pro version. My next step is to get a S video cable.

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Disable the webcam when using the Roxio USB Capture Device.

Bingo! :lol:


It will NEVER work if you have the Webcam running!!!!


Find it in your Device Manager:


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Disable it:


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Later, if you want to use it, you can enable it:


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Give that a try and let us know ;)

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