Applies to
Pentax Optio 230,330, and 430 Digital Camera USB Drivers

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Requirements
Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP, MAC

Author
Pentax

FileName
optio-430-driver.zip

FileSize
470.0 KB

Driver Date & Version
12/20/2001 (ver. 1.09.00.0000)

Description

These instructions will guide you through the process of installing the USB drivers for your Optio 230, Optio 330, or Optio 430 camera on a Windows XP, Windows 98/ME/2000 or a Macintosh computer.

Windows XP Driver Installation

  1. With the computer on, plug the USB cable into the camera and into an available USB port on your computer.
  2. Turn the camera on. Windows XP will display the notification [Found New Hardware] and the Found New Hardware Wizard will open.
  3. Found New Hardware Wizard Make sure to select the Install from a list or specific location (Advanced) radio button. Click NEXT.
  4. Please choose your search and installation options.
    1. Select the Search for the best driver in these locations radio button.
    2. Place a checkmark by Include this location in the search
    3. In the location field, type c:/optio-430-driver/winxp without the quotes as shown below
    4. Click NEXT.
  5. Windows XP will now install the drivers.
  6. The wizard will notify you when the installation is complete. Click FINISH to close the wizard.
  7. After the installation, you can find your camera in the My Computer window as a removable disk.

Windows 98/2000 Driver Installation

  1. Connect your camera to the computer with the USB cable.
  2. Turn your camera on (you can be in any mode).
  3. Your computer will automatically detect the camera as new hardware, and start a New Hardware Wizard to help you find the needed drivers.
    Click NEXT to begin.
  4. Place the selection dot is by the Wizards recommended option if it is not already there.
    Click NEXT.
  5. Place a checkmark by Specify a location: and type c:/optio-430-driver/win98-me-2000/ without the quotes into the location field.
    This will instruct the Wizard to look for the driver files in the location to which you unzipped them earlier.
    Click NEXT.
    NOTE: For Windows 2000, when you get to this particular screen, you must put a checkmark by Specify a location: then click NEXT to enter the search location of c:/optio-430-driver/win98-me-2000/ without the quotes.
  6. The Wizard will do a quick search and tell you that it has found the needed drivers.
    Click NEXT.
  7. Now, the Wizard will complete the installation.
    Click FINISH.
  8. Youre done! You can now find your camera as a removable disk drive in the My Computer window.

Windows ME Driver Installation

  1. Windows ME works just a little differently to accomplish the same thing. First connect your camera to the computer with the USB cable.
  2. Turn your camera on (you can be in any mode).
  3. Your computer will automatically detect the camera as new hardware, and start a New Hardware Wizard to help you find the needed drivers.
    Select Specify the location of the driver (Advanced).
    Click NEXT.
  4. Place the selection dot by the Wizards recommended option if it is not already there. Then place a checkmark by Specify a location: and type c:/optio-430-driver/win98-me-2000 without the quotes into the location field. This will instruct the Wizard to look for the driver files in the location to which you unzipped them earlier.
    Click NEXT.
  5. The Wizard will do a quick search and tell you that it has found the needed drivers.
    Click NEXT.
  6. Now, the Wizard will complete the installation.

Optio 430 Driver

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