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My computer will not detect my camera when i connect it?
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I have had my camera for 18 months and have been able to transfer images to my computer all that time until this morning. I connected the camera to the computer and found that the computer no longer detects the camera. I cant figure out why. The computer detects the cable used to connect the camera but doesn't detect the camera when the cable is detected.
The USB cable is probibly uour problem it is maybe broken in the inside so if this is your problem try buying a new USB cable so goodluck:) and please rate my solution... ... Canon PowerShot SD880 IS / Digital IXUS 870 IS Digital Camera
MY ZOOMBROWSER EX 5.8 TELLS ME "CANNOT DETECT CAMERA. CHECK CONNECTION TO CAMERA, THEN RETRY". I PROCEED TO UPLOAD LATEST VERSION 6.1.A AND THEN WHEN I TRIED TO UPLOAD THE PICTURES FROM THE CAMERA TO MY COMPUTER IT TELLS ME "NO IMAGES TO DOWNLOAD TO THE MEMORY CARD". SO I DELETED ALL VERSIONS. RE-INSTALLED VERSION 5.8 AND NOW IT TELLS ME THE SAME THING "CANNOT DETECT CAMERA. CHECK CONNECTION TO CAMERA, THEN RETRY". I'VE TRIED EVERYTHING NOTHING WORKS, LAST NIGHT EVERYTHING WAS FINE AND I UPLOA
Sounds like the computer need to be rebooted. ... Digital Cameras
I cannot seem to download the pictures I have taken on my Canon PowerShot A410 to my computer. I am on the playback setting and I connect my camera to my computer, but I just get a message from Camera Window that says "Cannot detect Camera. Check connection to camera, then retry." I have even downloaded ZoomBrowser EX and clicked on the "acquire images" button but nothing happens. Please help!
Use a card reader to download your pictures to a folder you create on your desktop. ... Canon PowerShot A410 Digital Camera
When I connect the camera to the computer it says there's no camera detected. I try to turn the camera on and the welcome screen comes on and turns off immediately. Its completely charged... works fine when the camera isn't connected to the computer.
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 ... Kodak EasyShare M530 Digital Camera
I have a canon power shot SD600 (around 3 years old now). When I go to download my photos on the computer it tells me (the computer) that it 'can not detect a camera connection' and to check the connection. The connection is definitely in properly but the connection button on the camera does not light up in blue (as it usually does). The battery is fully charged and can not find anything in the manuals provided regarding this failure. cheers, Maura
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NV10 not detected when connected to PC / computer but it charges when connected to pc and the camera is working fine but i am not able to connect it with the pc...followed all steps right, drivers are right, tried everything but the camera is not detected when i turn it on by the PC
Try 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 c ... Samsung NV10 Digital Camera
Picture problem I have a Canon Powershot A95. My computer says "Camera Connected" but when I try to load pictures I get a message back saying "The computer cannot detect the scanner or camera. Please make sure the device is turned on and is properly connected to computer"
Is your computer connected to scanner?? if so remove the scanner and deactivate the scanner software in computer then the problem will not come. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera
Hi. I have some pictures on my camera memory card which I want to download, but when I connect the camera to my computer, it only displays one picture old picture which should have been deleted long ago and none of the pictures currently on the memory card. I have just run the anti-virus program when I connected the camera, but no threats were detected, although I previously downloaded pictures on the same computers which did indicate a threat or virus at the time.
Instead of connecting the camera to the computer, use a card reader to directly transfer the pictures from your camera's memory card. It is easier and the card reader is a cheap device. It will work just like a USB flash device. ... Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera
My camera is connected to my computer, I keep getting a message stating Cannot detect camera, retry connection. When I go to My Computer, the camera is showing as being there. I replaced the USB cord thinking that was the problem, but still not working Thanks Anita
You may need the right program to down load the photos onto your computer not every camera is seen by windows ... Canon PowerShot SD550 / IXUS 750 Digital Camera
My MAC cannot detect my Fujifilm Z33WP connected w the USB cable. I have connected the camera to the computer, restarted the computer and the camera to no avail. Any ideas???
I struggled with this problem for hours!!\015\012\015\012Ridiculously simple fix - open iPhoto! The camera then registers straight away! ... Agfa FUJIFILM FINEPIX Z33WP Digital Camera
Connection I connected my camera to the computer and it says that it "cannot detect camera fix connection to camera then try again
There could be a number of problems...\015\012\015\012Your USB cord is faulty\015\012\015\012A problem with your memory cardIf replacing the cord won't work ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera
I have been trying to download pictures from my coolpix p60 to several different computers and to no avail. I keep getting this message, "Computer cannot detect the scanner or camera. Please maek sure device is truned on and properly connected to computer." I have changed batteries, tried 6 different computers, restarted computers, etc.. Nothing is working. I just downloaded pics last week and all of a sudden this has happened. It has to be with the camera though b/c I have tried different compu
Right click on my computer then click on proeprty then hardware -> device manager then uninstall all usb drivers from computers then restart computer .Check in device maanger that when you connect your camera thee not any ? mark or yellow ! ... Nikon Digital Cameras
Hi I have a Canon PowerShot 460 Digital Camera and it works great when I want to take pictures or make movies. The problem is that when I try to connect it to my computer to retrieve the pictures on the camera, my computer says that my camera isn't detected. I don't understand why that is because the camera's software works fine. I thought it was a problem with the USB cord, but it works fine with other electronic devices. The USB doesn't seem to work with the camera. I don't get whats the iss
Plug the camera up in the normal way and take a look at 'My Computer'If the PC is seeiong the camera it will indicate this by 'putting' up a new Remoceable drive Icon- If it has work at it from there.If it did nmot - Remove the Camera so ... Digital Cameras
Uploading pics my camera won't upload pics to my computer...the screen says that it's not plugged in and to check power and connections but i have? Same problem. Camera is about 9 months old and hardly used. Computer doesn't detect camera when it is plugged in. Set USB to : Mass Storage (USB Direct Print) as stated in instructions but green light doesn't come on when camera is turned back on as directed to do in instructions. Cord looks like new but I guess I can try and find another one if nob
When you plug in your camera go to my computers and under documents and stuff you will find your camera is recognized ... Casio Exilim EX-Z750 Digital Camera
The computer cannot detect the scanner or camera. Please make sure the device is turned on and is properly connected to the computer. This is what my computer says when I insert my memory card NOT plug, memory card. What is wrong with the card? Or my camera? Is one my settings messed up?
Use a separate card reader and if it doesn't work in one USB port, try another. ... Fuji FinePix Z5fd Digital Camera
How can i transfer pictures from Ixus 950 to computer? computer can not detect the camera. The pictures can not be viewed. i connect the camera via USB and the camera is shown up up but pictures can not be openned.
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 ... Canon PowerShot SD850 IS / IXUS 950 IS Digital Camera
When I plug in the usp port cord to my computer and turn on the camera the camera will first flash on then try to connect to the computer, then flash on again and disconnect from the computer before any pictures can be detected.
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 S630 Digital Camera
My kodak C160 9.2 mp digital camera turns off when i connect it to my computer with the USB cable and there is not any light (flashing green or any kind at all) on the camera. My Computer is not detecting the camera device. What might be the problem?
Possible solutions:\015\012Remember you need to turn the camera on when transferring.\015\012Try a different USB outlet\015\012Try a different cable\015\012Try a different computer.\015\012\015\012If all fails plea ... Kodak EasyShare M883 Digital Camera
I bought a new computer that has WindowsVista. I have a Canon PowerShot a520. I downloaded the software and when I connect the camera, I get a prompt that says camera not detected. Is my camera not compatible with my computer? Thank you!
Do what the pros do...use a card reader instead of the camera. ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera
Switched to new computer. downloaded latest canon rebel eos camera software from internet including zoom browser. however, when I connect my camera to download latest photos, computer indicates that it "can not detect camera'. how do I resolve this?
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 ... Canon Digital Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera with EF-S 17-85mm IS Lens
Hi guys! I'm having trouble with my KODAK SDHC Memory Card 4GB. I've recorded some stuff in my camera, and I can see my recordings IN the camera, but whenever I try to transfer my videoclips to my PC, it won't detect the memory card. I've alreday tried connecting the camera directly to the computer, but still won't detect it. Whenever I use another memory card it seems to work perfectly fine. HELP!
SDHC Memory Card 4GB cannot be read from the SD slots on a computer because they are a different format although they look the same. You can purchase an adapter at Staples that can plug into a USB port to be able to read the SDHC card. ... Kodak EasyShare M1033 Digital Camera
My Canon PowerShot SD850 IS has a lens that is stuck in the extended position. I get a screen that says lens error, restart camera, but when I try to connect to the software, I get a screen on the computer telling me the computer cannot detect the camera. Battery is freshly charged, and I get the little yellow bird picture on the camera when I turn it on. It beeps about 4 times, and then turns off. Is there a safe way to get the lens to retract?
Don't play around with that lens, you can do more damage to the camera and focus with some of the stuff people tell you to try. Your camera just needs to be serviced and you'll be working great again. The shop that specializes in service for the powe ... Canon PowerShot SD850 IS Digital Camera
I'm no longer able to download images from my IXUS 75 camera to the computer. While trying I'm getting the message "cannot detect camera. Check the connection and try again." I have tried uninstalling the Cannon software and installed an updated version as suggested by Cannon, but without success. Everything worked find up until this summer. My computer is applying Windows Vista.
Even without the software, you can still download your image files from the camera to the computer. While the camera is plugged into the computer thru the usb cable, turn on your camera from there. Right click on the Windows Start button and choose ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera
My computer used to automatically detect my camera and upload the pictures when I connected it, but now, nothing happens. Is there something I need to select on my camera to tell it to send the pictures to the computer?
Try using a card reader instead of your camera...works every time. ... Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera
I have an SD450 and when I connect my camera to my computer the computer wont detect it. I know its the digital terminal on the camera. I am just wondering if there is any way to fix this problem. PLEASE HELP!!
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