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I can't use my HP digital camera with Windows 7 RRS feed

  • Question

  • I own a hand me down HP Photosmart M415 digital camera. It came with a cd software installer that would work with XP platforms. What I want to know is can I download freeware or buy software that would enable the camera to work with Windows 7? I do not have HP Image Zone on my laptop. If I downloaded this program would the camera work with an updated driver or is it just too old? Thanks for reading.
    Friday, July 23, 2010 1:37 AM

Answers

  • Hi,

    U can download and install vista drivers for your HP Photo-smart M415 digital camera and it will work great because there no such difference between vista and windows 7 drivers...

    Here is the link to download vista driver for your HP Photo-smart 415 Digital camera.

    http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?os=2093&lc=en&cc=us&dlc=e&sw_lang=&product=445611#N566

     

    And in case if u r unable to install this driver than use Windows XP driver that came with your CD software installer.

    To install windows XP's drivers in windows 7 follow these steps.

     

    1. Right-click the driver installation file and choose Properties .

    2. Click Compatibility tab.

    3. Select Run this program in compatibility mode for .

    4. Select Windows XP Service Pack 3 below.

    5. Under Privilege Level , check the Run this program as administrator box.

    6. Click OK to save the settings.

     

    Please double click the file to run it again.

     

    Hope your problem will be solved.

    Regards

    Syed Asad Bukhari

    • Proposed as answer by Syed Asad Bukhari Friday, July 23, 2010 5:10 AM
    • Marked as answer by Magon Liu Friday, July 30, 2010 11:16 AM
    Friday, July 23, 2010 5:09 AM