I just got this HP desktop, which did not have a 1394 firewire port. I added a PCI express port, and device manager does recognize the port. However, when I plug in my old Nikon Super Coolscan 4000 ED, it does not seem to recognize it. The scanner doesn't appear on the device manager listing.
In my experience, when a device is plugged in, the computer chimes, signaling that a new device has appeared. Any suggestions? BTW, the scanner does work.
This is still the same Nikon Super Coolscan 4000 ED. It does seem to be working. The software I'm using, Nikon Scan 4.0.3, was written for Vista SP2, so it may be a compatibility issue with Win 10. On the other hand, when I connect the 1394 cable, nothing happens, as if nothing had been attached. Usually, with new hardware, I get the popup in the lower right corner, but that does not occur.