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2010-05-29, 21:45 #1
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Recently I purchased a Sony Mini DV video camera with the goal of being able to create DVD's. Well of course I could not capture the video because my Dell Inspiron 1501 does not have a firewire port. Attempts to use the USB port failed. So I purchased a Merax Duo Express Card/34. When I plugged it into the express card slot on my computer the machine acted as if someone tossed a huge anchor. It slowed to a crawl. The computer recognized the card. Merax has not responded and their website "support" page is "not available". Does anyone around the lounge have suggestions about what could be the problem and how it might be corrected? The 1501 is using the AMD Turion 64X2 processor with 2 gb of ram installed. I am using Windows XP service pack 3. I have just reinstalled the operating system and the machine is running very well until I install the firewire express card/34. Your help will be very much appreciated.
2010-05-30, 04:48 #2
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