|With your camcorder connected, go to your device manager, click on the view menu at the top of the window, now select devices by connection. |
You will have to dig down some using the arrows next to the components.
So open your ACPI, Microsoft ACPI, PCI Bus, Then open up the PCI root ports and PCI bridge entries.
We are looking for your 1394 OHCI compliant Host Controller.
Now, is your camcorder there?
If not, then it is not detected by your system.
Try the ubCore 1394 drivers, there is also firewire camera drivers there.
You will want the non pro version.