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Camera will not turn on and computer (Mac) does not recognise camera when plugged into USB port


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The camera has fresh batteries? if not it will not turn on. If so the camera is broken
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Camera will not turn on and computer (Mac) does not recognise camera when plugged into USB port


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YOU PEOPLE IT IS JUST THE BATTERY THAT IS IN IT!.. BECAUSE THAT BATTERY IS NOT ONLY FOR AFTER IT IS CHARGED IT ALSO WORKS TO SHOW THE DISPLAY SCREEN! BECAUSE IF YOU TAKE OUT THE BATTERY THE LIGHT STAYS ON WHILE ITS PLUGGED INTO THE COMPUTER! MY BF IS ... Jazz DV-179 Digital Camera

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The usb port on the camera no longer works. I believe I unplugged it "hot". I've used it regularly for years but ever since unplugging it without ensuring it was properly "stopped" using the computer's "safely remove hardware" function three days ago, the camera is no longer recognized when I plug it in. The usb port still works on other detached items.I've tried to upgrade from the net and to reinstall the camera's usb driver from my install disk and in both instances I get the message it doesn


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