After successful installation of the TFW-H3PI FireWire PCI Card, I connected my external FireWire device to the FireWire port, but it doesn't seem to work. What should I do?
Make sure you connect your external AC power adapter to the external FireWire device and the device is powered on. Also make sure that you have installed the correct driver for your external FireWire device....
 
Can I connect or disconnect the FireWire cable while the computer is on?
Yes, you can connect or disconnect the FireWire cable, or any external FireWire device while the computer is on, because the FireWire interface is Plug-and-Play and hot-pluggable. ...
 
Do I need to install the included Video Editing Software for the FireWire PCI Card to work?
No, you don't need to. The software is provided to you as optional.
 
Where is the driver diskette or CD-ROM for the TFW-H3PI?
The TFW-H3PI does not require unique drivers for Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP; it uses Windows standard FireWire driver provided by your operating system. ...