|That means the computers usb port is working.|
You get no popup concerning discovery of a new usb device when you plug into your computer?
You get no additional drive in My Computer when the camera is plugged in?
next you will want to try that camera on a different pc which also has known working usb ports. If still no go the problem is with the camera.
You should need no disk or drivers. Usb is usb and should work.