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Tuesday, May 29, 2007

How to Install Canon ZoomBrowser EX 5.8B on Vista

I am continuing to get my new Dell E520 computer setup with the latest software and drivers. The most recent upgrade is for my Canon Photo Software that supports both my Canon SD 800 IS and my Canon G7 digital cameras. The version that shipped with my most updated camera (SD800 IS) was version 5.7 of the ZoomBrowser EX, which enables the download and integration of photos from your camera automatically. After doing a quick check on the Canon site, I learned that the version had been recently upgraded to the Canon ZoomBrowser EX version 5.8B.

So, I downloaded the update and installed it on my machine -- confirming that it is compatible with Windows Vista. Here are the installation steps:

1. Select the region for which you will be installing the software. I selected "USA, Canada, South America."
Canon ZoomBrowser EX 5.8B for Canon G7 and Canon SD800 IS Step 1

2. The installation will ask you to close any open applications before installing ZoomBrowser EX 5.8 Updater. Close any applications and click on 'ok.'
Canon ZoomBrowser EX 5.8B for Canon G7 and Canon SD800 IS Step 2

3. Now agree to the license agreement by clicking on "Yes".
Canon ZoomBrowser EX 5.8B for Canon G7 and Canon SD800 IS Step 3

4. The software prepares the installation.
Canon ZoomBrowser EX 5.8B for Canon G7 and Canon SD800 IS Step 4

5. Installation continues for the Canon ZoomBrowser EX 5.8 Updater and provides an estimate of the time remaining.
Canon ZoomBrowser EX 5.8B for Canon G7 and Canon SD800 IS Step 5

6. The installation will confirm it installed the Canon ZoomBrowser EX 5.8 Updater correctly. Click on 'Next.'
Canon ZoomBrowser EX 5.8B for Canon G7 and Canon SD800 IS Step 6

7. In order to complete the installation of the free software, you will need to restart your computer. Click on the checkbox for "Restart computer immediately" and then click on the Restart button.
Canon ZoomBrowser EX 5.8B for Canon G7 and Canon SD800 IS Step 7

Congratulations, you have completed the installation successfully!

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the step-by-step, but on MY Vista, ZP update 6.01c and all previous updates fail withe the ZB Module failure error.

I hope that Canon, into whom I have injected mountains of dollars, can get this one simple installer fixed so that ZB will execute properly.

Q

genway543 said...

Having the same problem with the Zb Module error - cannot find any solution! Any updates?

talmidinthree said...

The zoombrowserEx Module failure most of the time is due to a file in your "pictures" folder is not recognized. Try this: Move your picture folder to your desktop then delete the folder from it's original location keeping the the copy on the desktop Reload zoombrowserEx and it should work fine. Then go through your pictures file on the desk top and try and locate the "problem" file. once located put that particular file in another directory. This is what worked for me after hours of trial and error along with trying to get support for this problem. It is a simple problem that could easily be fixed but why they don't who knows... shalom..talmidinthree