Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

My camera wont work on my computer

\015 When i plug my camera into my computer nothing happens. it was working before\015

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It's very hard to troubleshoot software problems online, and it likely is a software issue. But why put up with the headaches of bad software in the first place? Please see the following post, as it outlines a much easier, faster, and less error prone way to download your photos:
\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2009/01/how-do-i-download-photos-or-pictures.html
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My camera used to downlad pictureas before just fine to my computer. Now it wont work. I tried it on my parents computer and it worked. The camera cord works and the camera itself, but why wont it download to my computer anymore?


Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.\012\012\012The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the c ... Nikon Coolpix L11 Digital Camera

I charge the batteries. i put the batteries in the camera. the camera wont work. i hook it up to the computer all day. it still wont work. the camera will stay on for 3 secs excact or wont turn on at all. why isnt my camera working?


Your fix could be as simple as cleaning the camera's battery contacts,\015\012or it could be something more serious and expensive. Before you pay\015\012for expensive repairs that you may or may not need, check the Kodak\015\012Help Center by clicki ... Kodak EasyShare C875 Digital Camera

Hello there,........i have a samsung digimax s500cyber530 that i bought appox: 4 years ago?,.....and we just several days ago replaced an 8 year old gateway "windows" computer w/a brand new HP computer w/windows 7. my camera worked perfectly w/the old gateway,.....but it not only wont download/delete the pics from the camera into the new HP,...the camera is also in a "dead state and wont work at all" until i open the battery compartment and shuffle the batteries around!!! what going on,....and i


Once you get the camera working again by the "shuffling technique", don't connect it to the computer again. Instead, purchase an inexpensive card reader and use it to download pictures from now on.\012 ... Samsung Digimax 530 Digital Camera

I have a fujifilm digital camera, every time i take photos i download them onto my computer using my usb cable , everything works fine. Suddenly for no reason it has stopped working, the images on the camera dont go onot my computer, iv tried everything, made room by deleting other images nothing has worked. The images are on my camera but wont download onto my computer


I would try to replace the usb cable, but it sounds more like a software problem not the camera. If the camera shuts off during transmission it will keep the pictures from transporting. ... Digital Cameras

How do i upload pictures onto my computer from my camera? I tried mutiple times, but it still wont work. I tried plugging it into the computer after i turn on the camera and i tried to turn o the camera after I plugged it into my computer. I even tried to plug it i without turning the camera on. nothing seems to work, can you please help me?


Simple...use a separate card reader. ... Pentax Optio M30 Digital Camera

Formatting I had my camera and was taking pictures fine. I plugged my chip into my friends computer so she could have the pictures without me sending them and it worked fine. then i tried to plug it into mine and it wont work. so i put it back in the camera to see if i could see them then. and it says card unreadable. format card and i click format and it wont format.. helpp?


Reset didn't do it for me. HP didn't have a solution beyond this and was willing to replace my camera if it was still in warranty period (which it isn't). Suggestion was to purchase a replacement as cost of repair would be more (normal situation thes ... HP Photosmart R725 Digital Camera

Downloading Pictures I am having issues downloading pictures to my computer. When using ZoomBrowser EX the picture wont load. Im also having issues conntect the camera via usb wont reconize the camera. bought an external reader, worked fine for a week then same issue. could it be the memory card thats having issues, its not the computer


I had this problem and this fixed it.... http://www.a-l-i-n-e.com/2007/11/01/my-canon-ixus-400-is-working-again/ ... Canon PowerShot S400 / IXUS 400 Digital Camera

All of a sudden my camera wont upload pictures directly onto my computer. all of the other USB cords work in my computer but this one is not. it works in other computers in my house though, but i really need it to work again on mine. how do i fix this?


Use a separate card reader to download your pics.\012 ... Kodak EasyShare V803 Digital Camera

My d5000 wont tranfer pics to camera. bought new computer cord for camera and still wont work


Consider NOT connecting your camera to your computer.The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or conn ... Digital Cameras

Black screen When i bought a usb cable for my pentax s5i.. and connected it to the computer the screen suddely turned black, i thought that happened coz the computer is reading it but the computer wotn recognize it at all and even when the camera is not connected to the cable.. the screen is still black.. i tried taking the battery out and squeezing the camera but it still wont work.. it still takes pictures htough and the pictures are fine. Thanks for your help :)


... Pentax Optio S5i Digital Camera

Dropped Camera I dropped the camera and now it wont turn on by the power button, but it does cut on when plugged to the computer to download pictures to computer. I took it to this guy around my hometown and he said it was the main circut board and it couldnt be fixed. He also said that he couldnt even get it to cut on the way that I do. After picking up my camera I tried my way of cutting it on and guess what! It worked. Please tell me what to do


We, the manufacture, would not repair it for you. You can call us at 800 730 6597 for a replacement cost. \015\012\015\012Trevor Gordon\015\012Senior Customer Tech\015\012General Imaging Company\015\012(Exclusive GE Di ... GE A830 Digital Camera

My Nikon Coolpix L18 wont allow me access to the photos on my camera through my Windows XP computer that has the software but it works perfectly fine on my Windows Vista computer that doesnt have the software. Have reinstalled software twice and reset the computer multiple times AND the Nikon transfer program doesnt work on my XP version


Use a card reader to download your pics. ... Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera

My photos wont load onto my computer. I have a sony computer so my chip fits right into the computer, and for some time now the pictures havent been automatically loading. I tried using my camera cord and that wont work either.


... Digital Cameras

Not working When I plug my camera into my computer to upload my picts it wont do anything. nothing comes up on my computer or my camera. I unpluged it and pluged it back in but nothing.. Not sure how to fix it :(


Your camera device has a cd driver camed with you camera box. install it on your computer so that your camera will recognize it everytime you pluged it in. hope that helps\015\012\015\012thank you for using fixya\015\012CHARCOIS ... Polaroid i733LP Digital Camera

Unable to transfer photos from kodak c330 camera to computer. Have tried different USB ports and cables. Also, photos wont transfer off the SD card from the same camera. Camera works fine. Takes photos and shows them on screen. We just cant get them off the camera!


Start using a card reader to download your pics. ... Kodak EasyShare C330 Digital Camera

I am logging into finepix and i want to transfer pics onto my computer and i plug in the usb and then the camera and then turn on and then it makes the noise that the computer registers the device but doesnt think or say anything and wont bring up the pics. do i need to update the system to access pics. even though the program is already on my computer and it has worked before?


... Fuji FinePix J12 Digital Camera

My camera wont upload my pictures to a computer with the cord, i have to take the sim card out and put that in the computer, i have even tired the cord with many other computers. it just does not work.


I fail to see the problem here....most pros use a separate card reader instead of the camera and cord.\012 ... Samsung DualView TL205 Digital Camera

My camera wont work on my computer


It's very hard to troubleshoot software problems online, and it likely is a software issue. But why put up with the headaches of bad software in the first place? Please see the following post, as it outlines a much easier, faster, and less error pron ... Digital Cameras

My camera works great but when i try to download pictures onto my computer it doesnt work and the cd is installed already it just wont import. PLEASE HELP!!


Consider NOT connecting your camera to your computer.\012\012\012The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to ... Polaroid i1237 Digital Camera

Hp 3x optical zoom photosmart R847 camera plug in to PC and cord was check it is working fine but it will no longer establish a connection with the computer Uninstalled disk and reinstalled still wont work


Consider NOT connecting the camera to the computer.The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer o ... Digital Cameras

My camera needs to be charged and i have lost the battery charger. so i put my camera on the usb cord and into the computer and tried to turn it on but it wont work.


You don't say what model camera it is, so I am going to have to do some guessing. If your battery charger normally charges the battery in the camera, then it probably will charge when connected to the computer by the USB lead. However, some cameras r ... Sanyo Digital Cameras

My camera is saying protected card and won't work now. I put the card into my computer to download some pics and now it wont allow the camera to operate


Right click on the drive of card reader where you are using the card.Click on properties. In file system does it show NTFS.Format the card after taking backup of images and select FAT32. This could be the problem because of which the camera cannot op ... Fuji Finepix Z20fd Digital Camera

Wont upload It usually plugs into the computer and uploads my pictures, I tried a little while ago to upload them, and it wont work. it keeps turning the whole camera on when i plug it into my laptop and turn it on intead of asking to import it. Why?


Blame windows updates. Time to start using a card reader instead of the camera. ... Samsung DualView TL205 Digital Camera

Ihave went to a vista system and i need the sortware to use my camera on this computer,the disk that came with camera wont work with vista .what do i need to do.


Use a card reader to download your pics to a folder you create on your desktop. ... HP Photosmart E327 Digital Camera

I have a Nikon D60 that will take photos and works fine with the exception of uploading pictures. When i plug it in the light on the camera blinks speedily and my computer wont recognize the camera.


The camera has to be turned on and in the review mode. You can also try using just the SD card. If your computer doesn't have a slot for the card, you can buy a card reader (sort of an adapter) that will hold the card and plug into a USB port for les ... Nikon D60 Digital Camera
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