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Can you use the system restore feature to reset your computer before you tried to update it? "snowball" <sbmagic.ca> wrote in message news:0NkQa.425020$3C2.11566578news3.calgary.shaw. ca... > I uninstalled the original drivers for this camera in xpsp1 and updated to > the new 5.05 version.Unfortunately I made the following error.I never > installed the new drivers properly.I unzipped them but neglected to run the > executable so they were never installed. I then connected the camera and it > somehow found the original drivers I had uninstalled and it worked for > awhile and then crashed xp. At this point i realized ...

  1. #1

    Default Re: canon g3 Driver removal

    Can you use the system restore feature to reset your computer before you
    tried to update it?

    "snowball" <sbmagic.ca> wrote in message
    news:0NkQa.425020$3C2.11566578news3.calgary.shaw. ca...
    > I uninstalled the original drivers for this camera in xpsp1 and updated to
    > the new 5.05 version.Unfortunately I made the following error.I never
    > installed the new drivers properly.I unzipped them but neglected to run
    the
    > executable so they were never installed. I then connected the camera and
    it
    > somehow found the original drivers I had uninstalled and it worked for
    > awhile and then crashed xp. At this point i realized what i had done.In
    > essence i had connected the camera with no drivers installed, which the
    > manual and instructions tell you not to do and have had problems since.I
    > further complicated the problem by installing the updated drivers properly
    > but obviously over the originals.At this point, I can't uninstall the
    > originals as they don't appear in utilities.They do appear in add/remove
    > along with the updated ones that i can uninstall and have. The originals
    > appear there without the removal option. When I ckick on them , they just
    > show the frequency on use information( thats how i knew they were the
    ones
    > being used when both sets were installed). At present I am not crashing
    > xp,and I am running just the originasl that cannot be removed, and I can't
    > upgrade to the new ones........... How do I remove all the drivers and
    > install the 5.05 version only? Many Thanks.
    >
    >

    Charles Eaves Guest

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    Default Re: canon g3 Driver removal

    No. They have since been removed. I wasn't aware of the problem at the time.
    I thought it was a software issue with the new file viewer which was the
    last thing installed.

    "Charles Eaves" <charles.eavesworldnet.att.net> wrote in message
    news:oknQa.53397$3o3.3593997bgtnsc05-news.ops.worldnet.att.net...
    > Can you use the system restore feature to reset your computer before you
    > tried to update it?
    >
    > "snowball" <sbmagic.ca> wrote in message
    > news:0NkQa.425020$3C2.11566578news3.calgary.shaw. ca...
    > > I uninstalled the original drivers for this camera in xpsp1 and updated
    to
    > > the new 5.05 version.Unfortunately I made the following error.I never
    > > installed the new drivers properly.I unzipped them but neglected to run
    > the
    > > executable so they were never installed. I then connected the camera and
    > it
    > > somehow found the original drivers I had uninstalled and it worked for
    > > awhile and then crashed xp. At this point i realized what i had done.In
    > > essence i had connected the camera with no drivers installed, which the
    > > manual and instructions tell you not to do and have had problems since.I
    > > further complicated the problem by installing the updated drivers
    properly
    > > but obviously over the originals.At this point, I can't uninstall the
    > > originals as they don't appear in utilities.They do appear in add/remove
    > > along with the updated ones that i can uninstall and have. The originals
    > > appear there without the removal option. When I ckick on them , they
    just
    > > show the frequency on use information( thats how i knew they were the
    > ones
    > > being used when both sets were installed). At present I am not crashing
    > > xp,and I am running just the originasl that cannot be removed, and I
    can't
    > > upgrade to the new ones........... How do I remove all the drivers and
    > > install the 5.05 version only? Many Thanks.
    > >
    > >
    >
    >

    snowball Guest

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