Having problems with your Sony Digital Cameras ?

- XP computer does not recognize sony mavica cd 500 camera when plugged into USB port - thumbdrive is recognized - camera and cable work on another computer


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Reload the driver and software on the PC. Since the camera works on another PC and the thumb drive is seen in the XP PC, the problem must be with the driver in the XP PC. If this camera has NEVER worked with the XP PC, make sure it is compatible with that operating system.
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