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Digital Camera (promo from Amex) - Need Driver

by jupiterskunk / March 1, 2011 12:38 AM PST

American Express offered me this mini digital camera for, like, $3.99 if I subscribed to Travel & Leisure, so I went for it.

Now, this small black digital camera has no brand name anywhere on it, the mini manual has no brand name, and it says it should come with a software disc, but it didn't. The mini user guide reads "Digital Camera 300K Pixel" and says it should have come with a driver disk that also has "Arcsoft Photo Impression & My DSC2" on it.

Windows 7 did not automatically find a driver and I cannot find one online without knowing at least the make of this nondescript free digital camera.

Any help anyone has on finding drivers for this would be greatly appreciated. I can take a photo of the camera itself if that helps at all.

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Also...
by jupiterskunk / March 1, 2011 12:40 AM PST

Maybe I just get what I pay for.

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Driver
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / March 1, 2011 5:42 AM PST

A 300k pixel camera will produce a 640 x 480 image.
It can produce a 2 by 1.5 inch photo when printed.
Or a reduced quality printed photo of 4 by 3 inches.

That camera is known as a "throw away camera".
If it doesn't work, throw it away
It is mass produces in China and distributed under many names.
It is not supported by anyone, especially the manufacturer.

The Arcsoft driver software will not work on Vista or Windows 7.
There is no workable driver for those versions of Windows.

You will get the most pleasure from that camera by seeing how far you can throw it.

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Re: Driver
by jupiterskunk / March 1, 2011 8:35 PM PST
In reply to: Driver

Yeah, I kinda figured such. Thanks for the reply.

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just download a driver from download site
by caolixue / March 9, 2011 11:34 AM PST

you can download driver from software download sites or form the camera offical site

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