Neximage Driver Support for Windows 7
Many are finding out that
their Celestron Neximage driver is not compatible with the new Windows 7
operating system. Fortunately, the Philips SPC900NC driver supports Windows 7
and works with the NexImage. Many thanks to Iain Barker (Neximage Yahoo Group) for providing the following instructions that will allow you to use your
Neximage with Windows 7:
- Download the driver for
Windows 7 at the Philips software and drivers page here. Download the driver file named
"spc900nc_00_dw7_eng.exe". Here is the direct link to the
- After installing the
driver, plug in the NexImage USB cable then go to the Windows device manager and
find the "Unknown Device" entry.
- Right-click the "Unknown
- Click "Update Driver
- Click "Browse my computer"
- Click "Let me pick from a
- Select "Sound, video and
Game controllers" then click Next
- Select "Philips CE CSI" and
then "Philips SPC 900NC PC Camera"
- Click Next, and Yes to the
"update driver warning"
- The NexImage should now be
usable in Windows7 apps, including AMCap. It will be listed as Philips SPC 900NC