How to Download and Install EasyCap SM-USB 007 Driver for Windows 7
If you have an EasyCap SM-USB 007 video capture device and want to use it on your Windows 7 computer, you may encounter some difficulties finding and installing the right driver. The EasyCap SM-USB 007 is a widely sold product that can convert analog video signals from VHS tapes, camcorders, or other sources to digital format. However, the drivers that come with the device are either outdated, incompatible, or on a mini-CD that may not work with some CD-ROM drives. In this article, we will show you how to download and install the EasyCap SM-USB 007 driver for Windows 7 using the following steps:
Identify your device model and vendor ID. The EasyCap SM-USB 007 is also known as SMI Grabber or eMPIA USB 2861 Capture. You can check the model and vendor ID of your device by plugging it into your computer and opening the Device Manager. Look for an unknown device or a device with a yellow exclamation mark under the Sound, video and game controllers category. Right-click on the device and select Properties. Go to the Details tab and select Hardware Ids from the drop-down menu. You should see something like USB\\VID_EB1A&PID_2861&REV_0100&MI_00 or USB\\VID_EB1A&PID_2861&MI_00. These are the vendor ID (VID) and product ID (PID) of your device.
Download the driver from a reliable source. There are many websites that offer drivers for the EasyCap SM-USB 007, but some of them may contain viruses or malware. One of the trusted sources is oemdrivers.com[^1^], which provides drivers for various devices from different manufacturers. You can download the driver for the EasyCap SM-USB 007 from this link: https://oemdrivers.com/usb-easycap-smi-grabber-sm-usb-007. Alternatively, you can also use a driver update utility like DriverGuide[^2^] to automatically find and install the best driver for your device.
Extract and install the driver. After downloading the driver, you need to extract it using a program like WinRAR or 7-Zip. You should see a folder named SMI_Grabber_26012011 or something similar. Inside this folder, you will find a setup.exe file and a folder named Driver64bit. Run the setup.exe file and follow the instructions to install the driver. If you have a 64-bit version of Windows 7, you may need to manually update the driver using the files in the Driver64bit folder. To do this, go back to the Device Manager and right-click on your device. Select Update Driver Software and choose Browse my computer for driver software. Click on Browse and navigate to the Driver64bit folder. Click on Next and wait for the installation to finish.
Test your device and enjoy your videos. After installing the driver, you should see your device listed as SMI Grabber Device or eMPIA USB 2861 Device in the Device Manager. You can now use any video capture software like VLC Media Player or OBS Studio to record or stream your analog videos. Make sure you select the correct video source and audio source in your software settings.
Congratulations! You have successfully downloaded and installed the EasyCap SM-USB 007 driver for Windows 7. Now you can enjoy converting your old videos to digital format with ease. 061ffe29dd