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Fix MacBook Bootcamp Windows XP SP3 Firewire S100 driver problem

MacBook FireWire socket with cable

I recently wanted to use a FireWire camera (a Pointgrey Firefly MV to be precise) with a white MacBook that ran with Windows XP SP3 in Bootcamp. That actually is no problem but I got into problems when I wanted to achieve higher framerates than 15 Hz. Then I realized that the only Async/Isoch mode that the MacBook offered was S100 (which as far as I know) means a downstream of 100 MBit/s. This is four times slower than the 400 MBit/s that FireWire 400 is capable of.