Re: Installing HP Movie Writer DC5000
I did as you suggested. But, it still didn't work. Plus it installed this
Symantec Control software that I didn't want. When I tried to remove it it
gave me a "Win NT Incorrect Version" error. I had to use System Restore to
revert back to before I installed it.
But, let's not try to troubleshoot that one. I want to see how to get my
"Cal Bear '66" wrote:
> My recommendation would be to try the XP drivers -- however, do NOT allow
> automatic install -- find the setup.exe (or perhaps install.exe) file on the
> latest downloaded XP drivers from the HP site and FIRST right click on the file
> and on the Compatibility tab select XP Service Pack 2 from the dropdown list.
> Then right click on the file again and select "Run as Administrator".
> I got my HP 5470C scanner to work perfectly using the TWAIN driver and the HP
> applications (although not when using Vista Ultimate's Fax and Scan application)
> this way with XP drivers even though the HP site says that the scanner is "not
> supported" under Vista
> If it does not work this way, then you can uninstall the XP drivers and
> I Bleed Blue and Gold
> GO BEARS!
> "EG" <EG@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > Greetings,
> > At one time I was able to hook up my HP Movie Writer DC5000 to my Vista PC.
> > But, over time, when I haven't used it for a long time, I tried to hook it up
> > again and my computer wouldn't recognize it nor install the drivers. I
> > suspect this was after windows updates, but don't know for sure. Anyway, I
> > contacted HP and they do not have an updated driver for Vista. Only XP and
> > 2000 pro. So, is it safe to install XP drivers for my DC5000 Movie Writer
> > device, or am I out of luck? What is the danger?
> > Thank you .