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"Camera not connected" If you get this message in the Monitor window when you click the Camera button, it probably means one of these things: · Your camcorder isn't plugged into the Mac with a FireWire cable. · The camcorder isn't turned on. · You're using a camcorder whose FireWire circuitry isn't completely compatible with the Macintosh. (Some older JVC camcorders--circa 1999­2000--fall into this category.) If you get the "Camera not connected" message the very frst time you try to connect a new camcorder to your Mac, and you've checked to make sure that the cable is connected properly and the camera is turned on, then you probably need to replace either the camera or the FireWire cable. (The occasional iMovie owner has become frustrated that a new camcorder doesn't work, but upon exchanging it for another of the same model, fnds that it works beautifully.) Starting Up and Importing Import from Camera Stops After 2­3 Seconds FileVault, a feature of Mac OS X 10.3 and later, encrypts fles in your Home folder so that ne'er-do-wells in the neighborhood can't break in when you're not at your desk.