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Compatible Firewire Card for HP Envy Phoenix 800st?

I need to install a 1394 (Firewire) Card so I can download movies from my Canon HDV camcorder, but I'm not sure which ones are compatible with my Widonws 8.1 64 bit OS.  I'm not even sure my motherboard has a slot to accept a card.  Can anyoen help with this?

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Re: Compatible Firewire Card for HP Envy Phoenix 800st?

Your Phoenix desktop's motherboard has  two PCI Express x1 slots and a miniPCIe slot available for upgrades.

 

Choose from amongst a plethora of 1394 adapters that have the  PCI Express x1 slot interface and make sure that the card supports Windows 8.1.  Since Windows 8 is so new it is a bit difficult finding compatible products.

 

I did a Google search and found a few manufacturers that are providing driver updates.

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What is the complete product name of your HP Phoenix desktop PC?

 

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Is this what you need?
HP Envy Phoenix 800 PC Series
Product # D6M13AV#ABA
Model # 800-070st
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Your Phoenix desktop's motherboard has  two PCI Express x1 slots and a miniPCIe slot available for upgrades.

 

Choose from amongst a plethora of 1394 adapters that have the  PCI Express x1 slot interface and make sure that the card supports Windows 8.1.  Since Windows 8 is so new it is a bit difficult finding compatible products.

 

I did a Google search and found a few manufacturers that are providing driver updates.

If you would like to say thanks, just click on the thumbs up icon.

If your problem is solved, please click the Options link in the post that resolved it and then click on the "Accept as Solution " button
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Re: Compatible Firewire Card for HP Envy Phoenix 800st?

Thanks for your help with this issue!  I ordered one of the cards you found in your Google search and it worked perfectly with my Windows 8.1 OS.

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