Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 not working with Microsoft Windows 7? Here’s a quick fix tutorial.

Posted by: on Jul 8, 2010 | 12 Comments

Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 is one of the most popular tethering software packages available for Nikon shooters.  The software makes shooting directly from your camera into your computer a smooth and seamless experience.  It is a simple reliable tethering software solution that is easy to use.

Nikon Camera Control Pro 2

Microsoft’s Windows 7, a fantastic operating system, is paving the way for the future advancements in operating systems and computing platforms.  However, upgrading to Windows 7 creates incompatibilities with the current version of Nikon’s Camera Control Pro 2.  Fortunately, Tether Talk has mapped out a quick and easy tutorial to get you back up and shooting in no time.

Camera Control Pro 2 for Windows 7
Camera Control Pro 2 running Windows 7

First, simply navigate into the Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 folder and right click on the NControlPro, then select “Properties”.  Once you have opened the properties box click on the “Compatibility” tab at the top of the dialog box.

Camera Control Pro 2 Tutorial for Operating on Windows 7
Camera Control Pro 2 compatible with Windows 7

Check “Run this program in compatibilty mode for:” box and then drop down to “Windows Vista (Service Pack 2)”.  Place a checkmark on “Run this program as an administrator”

Click “Apply” at the bottom of the dialog box and you should be all set to go.  Restart Camera Control and start shooting.  Enjoy.

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12 thoughts on “Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 not working with Microsoft Windows 7? Here’s a quick fix tutorial.”

  1. i tried this, got it to work but once the pic starts to download onto my laptop it freezes then boots out of the programs?

  2. Big Thanks for the advice!! It really works.. I’ve been searching for months, and you make my day!! Thank you thank you thank you…

  3. Great!!! First I thought that something wrong with my D2xs. . . coz its working well with my D70s before (windows XP/Vista). And I try in D90 it also didn’t work. So I browse to the internet looking for a solution, and I found this tip. Thank you so much brother!!!

  4. tried this with the D600 and version 2.12.0 running on Win 7 64 bit and still no camera detected.

    any ideas??

  5. Just like Bigtalk I tried this and it did then see the camera but dropped out when downloading a file.
    Any other worker ounces from there, please?

  6. I do have the same problem as PRGH and bigtalk. The program Camera Control Pro 2 stopped after 1 shot.

    I would be very grateful if someone could give me a hint/solution to solve that problem.


    E. Velthorst

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