Note: The original software Must be instAlled in order for the update to work. Windows 98-Me-2000
The following is the important information of Sony CMR-PC2 installation driver.
Click on Download Now and a File Download box will appear.
Select Save This Program to Disk and a Save As box will appear.
Select a directory to save the driver in and click Save.
Locate the driver file using Windows Explorer when the download has completed.
Running the downloaded file will extract all the driver files and setup program into a directory on your hard drive.
The directory these driver are extracted to will have a similar name to the CMR-PC2 model that was downloaded (for example c:\CMR-PC2). The setup program will also automatically begin running after extraction.
However, automatically running setup can be unchecked at the time of extracting the driver file.
Below is a short, step by step, way to get our cameras to work with Windows.
After connecting the camera CMR-PC2 to the computer as per the directions that came with the camera, Windows should display the following screen.
On this screen you can see two choices, you want to select the second choice, "Install from a list or specific location (Advanced)."
After clicking on NEXT,
On this window, you want to select "Don't search, I will choose the driver to install" and then click on NEXT.
Click Next then enable the "Specify a location" check box; specify the correct path in which Sony CMR-PC2 Adapter driver for Windows resides.
The Wizard will then search your hard drive for a file called ..... *****.inf (for example CMR-PC2.inf). This file contains all the information that Windows needs to install the correct device drivers.
Clicking the OPEN button will lead us to next window. This is the last window in the install process. Here, all you have to do is click on FINISH.
Congratulations, the drivers for camera Sony CMR-PC2 is installed.
Search and consult the Readme file for additional installation drivers instructions for your CMR-PC2.
Windows XP has a new feature that previous versions of Windows does not. It is called the Scanner and Camera Wizard. This feature will ease downloading from the camera. What it basically does is recognize that the device is a camera Sony CMR-PC2 and downloads the pictures for you.
After installing the camera, disconnect and reconnect it. You need not shut it off or change modes, just disconnect the USB cable and reconnect it. You need to do this so Windows recognizes it as a camera and starts the Wizard.
Once you reconnect it, Windows should display the window to the right.
Select "Copy pictures to a folder on my computer using Microsoft Scanner and Camera Wizard" and click on OK.