Tethering and Windows 8?

Started Oct 30, 2012 | Discussions thread
wa2n
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Re: it works! and it's a lot faster.
In reply to ron purdy, Nov 11, 2012

ron purdy wrote:

Under devices it says Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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Is it in the imaging subsection, or portable devices?  I think my problem is that it's showing up in the "portable devices" section as if it was a memory card rather than a camera.  So windows probably loaded a generic device driver.

Also, if you could, right click on the Canon EOS Mark II icon and select properties, then the driver tab on top of the dialog.  Next, click the driver details.  A new dialog box will pop up that shows the actual drivers that are being used.  See mine below, looks like the MTP driver is being used, which I believe is a generic memory card kind of driver, rather than something from Canon.

I know this is a pain, thanks!

Wayne

Device drivers being used on my Win8 x64 system with EOS 5D Mark III that will not "connect" to EOSUtility

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