Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

When i plug in cable in usb port and try to download photos from my camera to computer a dialogue box appears-USB device not recognised


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When i plug in cable in usb port and try to download photos from my camera to computer a dialogue box appears-USB device not recognised


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Dmc fz18 hi i have a similar problem where when i plug in my camera to the usb it recognises it as dmc-fz18 but is then unable to find a driver for it nor will it let me install one from the disc. i have attached the camera to another computer with xp professional and it doesnt recognise it as a "dmc fz18" but as a mass storage device and as such lets me access all the photos. did you find a solution?


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