firewire?

  jtw 20:49 11 Jul 2003
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may sound silly but how do I know if my pc has firewire connectivity?

  jazzypop 21:14 11 Jul 2003

Look in Device Manager for a IEEE 1394 connection - usually under Network Adaptors if you are using XP.

Alternatively, look at the back for a connector, shaped like a squashed capital D

  Quiller. 21:20 11 Jul 2003

Mine has a listing for IEEE 1394 Bus Host Controllers, in device manager.

  Quiller. 21:23 11 Jul 2003

but it is a PCI firewire card (£20) and it is brilliant. lol

  jtw 21:34 11 Jul 2003

bsod,
cannot find ref to firewire on pc. Do you just plug PCI card in and it works?

  Quiller. 21:41 11 Jul 2003

Yes, it was as simple as that. I am using X\P pro. Windows found the card, when it got to desktop, searched for 15 seconds and said firewire card found. Your new hardware is ready for use.

With the card. The box also included a 6pin to 4pin IEEE cable and pinnacle studio 8.

BRILLIANT. lol

  Quiller. 21:43 11 Jul 2003

Have you looked for the socket on the back as jazzypop suggested. If it is there, firewire may be disabled in the bios??????????

  jtw 21:44 11 Jul 2003

bsod,

What sort was it?

  jtw 21:45 11 Jul 2003

No socket

  jazzypop 21:47 11 Jul 2003

Go to dabs.com and search for quicklinx 179GWS - £9.99

  jtw 21:51 11 Jul 2003

Just a sec. have rooted about and found little black socket labelled "video". Could this be it?

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