The firewire port itself has a driver. Try removing it in Device Manager to
let Windows find it again (action menu, 'uninstall' and 'search for new
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Mark L. Ferguson
"Sov" <Sov@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> I just installed Vista 64 on my brand new Alienware PC and everything is
> working except for 1394. Vista detects devices that I attach to the 1394
> ports, but it keeps prompting me to load drivers and I can't access the
> devices. I have tried a 3 external hard drives, IPOD, and s Sony HD
> camcorder. They all have the problem.
> I also searched the web and have not noticed this problem.
> My system config:
> Nvidia 680i SLI motherboard
> geforce 8800 GT graphics card
> 4 gigs of RAM
> Blu-ray writer
> DVD writer
> 2 SATA HD
> Thanks for your help.