Nikon Transfer doesn't auto launch anymore

Discussion in 'General Technical Discussion' started by Steve S, Sep 22, 2005.

  1. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    A long time ago, I made a change to my secondary puter, and now N Transfer no longer auto launches when I insert a CF card into my reader. NkvMon.exe is checked in my Sys Config Utility. Tried and checked everything I can think of, but can't get it working again. Can anyone help me solve this mystery? would really like to get this fixed.
     
  2. MontyDog

    MontyDog

    Jan 30, 2005
    #1064 - You have an error in your SQL syntax;
     
  3. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    No, the drive letter hasn't changed. In properties of that drive, I tried selecting the action of "Open with Nikon View" for pictures, but that didn't work either. Also tried Restore Defaults, and that didn't work either.
     
  4. MontyDog

    MontyDog

    Jan 30, 2005
    #1064 - You have an error in your SQL syntax;
     
  5. In Nikon View preferences (in the edit menu) has auto launch been disabled?
     
  6. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Yes, I've got it checked, Rory. I even unchecked it, then rechecked it to be sure, but still no Transfer launch.
     
  7. Iliah

    Iliah

    Jan 29, 2005
    nowhere
    Dear Steve,

    Leave it checked and try rebooting. It may help.
     
  8. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Well, I've left it checked and rebooted my puter evry morning for the past several months, and it still doesn't autolaunch Tranfer.
     
  9. jgrove

    jgrove

    489
    Apr 13, 2005
    Halesowen,UK

    Its a bug in Windows, i had it happen, there is a Auto Play repair utility on the MS Knowledge database, but i cant find the link anymore. But that will fix the problem.
     
  10. MontyDog

    MontyDog

    Jan 30, 2005
    #1064 - You have an error in your SQL syntax;
     
  11. Hey - you guys are good!
     
  12. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    As they say in the Guinness commercial: "BRILLIANT!" Thanks guys (esp Jim), it worked! This has been bugging the hell out of me for months!
     
  13. Iliah

    Iliah

    Jan 29, 2005
    nowhere
    Thanks guys! This should go to F.A.Q. :)
     
  14. jgrove

    jgrove

    489
    Apr 13, 2005
    Halesowen,UK

    No probs, it makes a change for me to help someone, on this board its usually the other way round! :redface:

    Glad it worked, Nikon Transfer can be a pain sometimes. But if you need to IPTC caption NEF files you dont have a great deal of choice.

    Cheers
     
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