You See a Black Video Window in Windows Movie Maker with a Variable Data Rate Digital Video 1394 Device

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When you are recording in Windows Movie Maker with a digital video 1394 device that supports non-S100 data rates, you may see a black window in Windows Movie Maker.


This problem occurs because the 61883.sys driver does not detect the supported data rates correctly.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322389 How to Obtain the Latest Windows XP Service Pack
The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version      Size    File name
   01-Jul-2002  18:59  5.1.2600.48  46,720  61883.sys


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows XP Service Pack 1.


Article ID: 324300 - Last Review: January 12, 2015 - Revision: 1.2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
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