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Lost Driver

by phislam / September 10, 2005 12:00 PM PDT

I run Windows 98SE and a Emprex 5.1mp camera. On day one I successfully installed the camera driver (as required for Win 98 users)and Ulead Photo Explorer from the provided CD-Rom. I viewed my photos by going to My Computer and choosing the Drive created for the camera. Don't remember the exact "label" on that. Everything was fine. Now on day two, the Drive I used yesterday is gone!. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling. I get good messages such as ..building driver information base and all the InstallShield Wizards run fully through to Restart Your Computer to Finish. I've been doing and redoing this process for 3 hours now to no avail. What am I missing here? My USB cable is still plugged tight. The camera is on when I connect. Puzzled in Texas.

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Emprex Digital Camera (unknown model number)
by snapshot2 Forum moderator / September 10, 2005 12:49 PM PDT
In reply to: Lost Driver

I would start with downloading the latest driver for the camera you have.

While you are at the Emprex website, you should click Support / FAQ.

If that does not solve your problem, on the Emprex Contact US / Service.


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No Solution Yet
by phislam / September 10, 2005 11:44 PM PDT
In reply to: Lost Driver

Thanks for the info but no solution yet. The web site does not list a driver download for my model number DSC-5500Z. Also, the FAQ suggests deleting any "unknown device" from the Device Manager. None are listed at this time so I could not use that suggestion either. I have e-mailed their service center,

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Driver Found again
by phislam / September 14, 2005 12:06 PM PDT
In reply to: Lost Driver

All's well for now. Fingers crossed

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Driver problem
by tasuray / September 14, 2005 3:03 PM PDT
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Go for a card reader which is not at all very costly affair.Easiest solution to driver problem for any digi cam in future. Best of luck

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Make a note of where it is. I recall something like this; it
by Kiddpeat / September 15, 2005 5:00 AM PDT
In reply to: Driver Found again

works until Win98SE restarts, and is then gone. You may need to reinstall each time you want to use it. Not a bad work around. The driver may be too advanced for Win98, although I am not saying it is an advanced piece of software.

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