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Can't download pictures from camera to laptop. Never had a problem before. It states USB is not recognised, bought a new USB lead & it still doesn't work. USB card reader doesnt work on my laptop. Re-installed laptop (vista) and it still wont download. sent camera for repair and got it back and it still doesnt work. phoned canon and they havent a clue and are looking into it. I have found a temporary work around by putting my flashcard in my printer and downloading via the printer but you need a


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Let's go all the way back to your card reader not working when you plug it in. Are you sure? Sometimes you have to open "my computer" to find it...it will be a removable drive.
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