Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

I cannot down load my photos from my digital camera on to the computer. I have connected the cord to the camera, switched it on, connected the cord to the computer USB outlet and no message comes up. I go into My Computer to click onto camera or similar icon, but there is nothing foreign registering. Where am I going wrong ?

Answers :

I just experienced this problem and went round in circles for a few hours before stumbling on the solution. My camera, a Sony Cybershot, has 4 USB Connect modes in the Setup menu: PictBridge, PTP, Mass Storage, and Auto. The only mode that would work to bring up the Camera Wizard screen on an XP computer was PTP. Once I changed the setting from Auto to PTP, the camera was recognized and able to connect to the computer. Somehow this setting had got changed to Auto or Mass Storage and that evidently causes a problem such that XP does not recognize the camera.
Sometimes a certain usb port, for whatever strange reason, will not detect. Try a different usb port, and see if that helps. You might have a bad cord, so try a card reader if you have one. You might install the CD that came with the camera, if you have it.
\015\012Good luck, and hope this helps.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Digital Cameras

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

I cannot down load my photos from my digital camera on to the computer. I have connected the cord to the camera, switched it on, connected the cord to the computer USB outlet and no message comes up. I go into My Computer to click onto camera or similar icon, but there is nothing foreign registering. Where am I going wrong ?

I just experienced this problem and went round in circles for a few hours before stumbling on the solution. My camera, a Sony Cybershot, has 4 USB Connect modes in the Setup menu: PictBridge, PTP, Mass Storage, and Auto. The only mode that would work ... Digital Cameras

I can not transfer my pictures from the M1033 easy share kodak to my computer. Please help!! I am connecting the usb cable to the camera and computer and turning the camera on - nothing happens! When I go the synchronize/manager help, the camera shows up, but I am unable to click on the icon for the synchronize and manage. Getting so frustrated with camera, considering returning it!

I typically recommend using a card reader- it's a constant and generally works better and it keep the wear and tear down on the camera/battery. I'd recommend you try using a reader and see if it's working correctly. If not, look at the USB port and a ... Kodak EasyShare M1033 Digital Camera

I try to access the camera thru the desk top short cut..when I click the camera icon it looks for the photos...then a message.."computer cannot locate camera"...I have completed trouble shooting the usb port & device...the system says both are connect & operating. Is there a way to access the camera thru the command line?

Your best bet would be to unistall the camera and reinstall it.ONLY DO THIS IF YOU HAVE THE SOFTWARE TO REINSTALL the camera or it is a plug and playright click on my computer go to the hardware tab, then device manager. ... Digital Cameras

Can't dowload Help! I purchased a C2000Z one week ago. I loaded the Camedia 4.1 and the Adobe CD's onto my Pentium II computer. An icon for My Digital Camera comes up in the My Computer Window, but there is no selection for an OLY 2000 - the only Olympi choices were the 200 and 300. The computer tells me I have no connection, on either of my two serial ports at any speed (changed in the Camedia software and in Device Manager. Is the port or the cable defective, or have I goofed up in the loading

I would be concerned. First, the C2000Z is a very precision device. It came with a 41mm lens cap. If the extended lens bothers you, get the CLA-1 adapter, and cap it with a 43mm lens cap. I personally would not buy a demo digital camera. It goes thru ... Olympus Camedia C-2000 Zoom Digital Camera

Can't connect to pc through the usb port. I used to be able to connect the camera to any pc by connecting with the cord to an usb port - all I did was connect and switch on the camera and it gave me the option of 'computer' and then it would give me the option to open the files and download onto the pc, but now when i plug it into the usb port and switch the power on the camera just switches on and does not show up in the computer at all so my photo's cannot be downloaded onto my pc

Hi, ... Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1 Digital Camera

Communication error When i connect my Fuji Z100fd to the computer with the USB lead i get a blank white screen with just a USB icon in the top left corner then after waiting a while it gives a red exclamation mark and says communication error. i think something went wrong when i accidentally clicked something when i was in the middle of deleting photos from the camera whilst still plugged into the computer

Sounds like you have corrupted or possibly deleted a Fine Pix Viewer driver software file.Suggest you uninstall and reinstall Fine Pix Viewer.Before you start you might want to create a backup folder on your C drive and put co ... Fuji FinePix Z100fd Digital Camera

I have all the softwares installed in my computer. I have downloaded images no of times. But its not happening now 1) Camera gets connected to computer 2) The window appear on the computer Where i click on ''canon camera window'' 3) CameraWindow displays on Computer & Direct Transfer Menu appears on Camera 4) i click on ''New Images'' on camera, its not transferring If i click on ''Transfer untransferred images'' on Camerawindow on computer, it says ''Folder not found'' what should i do?

Find out where "Canon Camera Window" points to for its default pictures Folder and change that path or create a Folder in the location where it is pointing to ...It seems to be directing the pictures to a non-existing Folder ! ... Canon Digital IXUS 860 IS - Digital camera - compact - 8.0 Mpix - optical zoom: 3.8 x - supported me

I have connected to camera and computer with camera saying it is connected, but when I click on add pictures from camera, my computer is saying it is not properly connected.

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 ... Insignia NSDSC10A Digital Camera

Transfers I have a hp 733 photosmart 3.2 MP with a 3x optical zoom. I have pictures on the camera but would like to transfer them to my computer. I lost the book (yeah I know!). When I go into the my computer hp photosmart is there, I click on that and there is a box that says get pictures from camera. When I click on that nothing happens. The camera says "connected to computer". Brenda K. Nummer [email protected]

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 connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster t ... HP Photosmart 735 Digital Camera

My laptop turns off after connecting camera, i have an asus laptop, and after connecting the cord from camera to laptop the laptop shuts down and i have to disconnect and then reconnect everything to revive computer. i have downloaded pictures off my camera before onto this computer so i don't understand what the problem is. I recharged the battery of the camera so was at full power also.

Your laptop has to work harder when when things are connected to it thus getting hotter. it's more than likely going into thermal shutdown because the fan is dirty and blocking the cooling exhaust hence no cold air circulation.have this cleaned ... Fuji Finepix Z20fd Digital Camera

After using my Finepix x700 for a couple of years to download photos onto my computer, for some reason I cannot now do so. Two weeks ago at a friends, I tried to connect her usb port to my camera to download photos on her computer but it came up with the message incorrect usb. On coming home and connecting my usb port as usual, the camera gave a message on the camera screen which said ''usb'' and then lit up in green ''pc camera'' and the usual instructions for downloading did not come up on my

Assuming your camera is in perfect condition. remember that cameras come up with its own driver. your camera attatched to your friend's computer analyses only as plug and play feature. Always use card reader even to your computer by removing your mem ... 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

I have downloaded the software for windows 7 but each time I connect the camera to my computer and click the save button in the caplio software it tells me to check the camera is connected to the computer correctly and check the battery power. The battery is full and I have connected correctly. Any ideas?

Use a card reader instead of connecting the camera itself to the computer. Then Start/My Computer and your memory card appears s E: or D: ... Digital Cameras

I am trying to connect my Leica Dicomar 12x official zoom 4.0 mega pixel still picture recording camera to my MacBook into iMovie and when I plug the USB from the camera into my computer it is not recognizing the device. It is on PC connection mode. Do you have any idea how to get the video from the camera to download onto my computer?

... Leica Digital Cameras

I have a GE 8.0 megapixel camera E840s. Have always been able to download pictures onto computer with no problems. Now after connecting to computer, my camera says "connecting" but doesn't do anything. Then I get a message about options and if I pick "import photos" it will then begin to import ALL photos which are already on the computer rather than the most current. We deleted many photos to make room, thinking this would help. What's my problem? Thanks.

Your problem stems from the changes Windows makes to the registry every time it downloads updates. Pros avoid this very common problem by using a separate card reader...you should too.\012 ... Digital Cameras

For some reason now my computer wont recognise my canon powershot A560 -says something about connection.I use to get a window on view screen on my camera that i used to download pics onto computer via usb cable and now i only get a frozen picture on camera.Had usb cable and camera at camera shop today and they said usb cable ok as was connection in camera..Have tried all 5 usb ports on my computer..I have lost manual so cant remember exactly what im meant to do to download pics i dont really wan

Windows updates changes the registry and sometimes causes our "toys" to stop working. You can contact Microsoft and get instructions to re-write your registry(very dangerous if you don't know what you're doing) or, you can do what the pros do to avoi ... Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera

I had a Canon powershot A1000 IS, but it broke (the lens would not retract) so I purchased a powershot SD 1300 IS. I have installed the CD that came with the new camera into my computer.(Windows XP). Now, here's the problem, when I try to download my pictures from the camera onto the computer, AND I have followed the step by step directions, but the camera window would not open up, so had to click start menu, all programs, camera utilites, camera window, camera window. The camera window was

Hello,Almost all cameras now have the plug and play functionality which acts like a USB Flash drive. What you can do is to check the camera under My Computer. It should show up under that list and you should be able to copy the files from ... Digital Cameras

When i purchased my video camera i did not notice that the software was missing, it is now more than 30 days and the store will not assist me they told me to go on the site and odwnload it for free i cannot locate a download I really need to get the video I've taken from the camera and onto my computer I have loaded the drivers; however, my computer is not recognizing the video camera when it is connected to the computer using the USB

May i have the camera model, so it would be helpful for furthur assisting..\015\012\015\012LEave me comment here..Ill solve your issue ... Digital Cameras

Canon PowerShot SX100 is : Need to download photos onto computer. Proper connection and did this before. Now, the computer doesn't recognize the connection and a small script on the camera says "Connection Error". Tried it on two different computers and tried different connector cables. Still doesn't work. Thanks for your assistance.

Here are the steps to take.1. Establish whether or not you have\015\012a connection between your camera/computer by going to your start\015\012button, control panel, system, hardware\015\012tab and device manager. The camera must be power ... Canon Digital Cameras

Connection Problem I hope I'm posting this in the right place. I recently bought a Kodak DX4900 & installed the software onto my computer. After taking some photos, I tried transferring the photos to my computer, but it appears that my computer just isn't seeing the camera. I've uninstalled the software & re-installed it, defragged my computer & run a scandisk & the problem still hasn't been fixed. I'm not particularly computer literate at the best of times, and am stuck. I have a new camera tha

I had the same problem with my DX4900. After reinstalling software, etc it finally turned out that the cable that connects the camera to the computer was bad. Kodak has specs for the DX4900 on the ... Kodak EasyShare DX4900 Zoom Digital Camera

Need to move images stored on the camera's memory to the SanDisk memory card instead. I accidentally took pictures and forgot the insert the SanDisk memory card. The images are saved but now I don't have anyway to download them onto my computer. I don't have a cable that connects the camera to my computer... just a SanDisk reader so I have to get the images to the memory card. Is there a way to do this on the camera itself?

Follow the instructions on pages 178-179 of this manual. ... Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z700 Digital Camera

Olympus Fe-280 Please help me! my olympus digital camera will not le me upload my pictures onto my computer ... my computer is a windows XP. when i plug my camera in it seems be that non of the usb ports are working and the little connect to pc thing doesnt even come up on he screen anymore i only got the camera for christmas and i really like it please help me

I have the same fricken problem i hate it i just got this camera on xmas this blowzz ... Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera

My camera is new and i can't get my computer to recognize the camera to download the pics. i have had to purchase two usb cords and still no download. when i connect to computer no icon comes on to install and no instructions with the disc. please help otherwise my camera only serves half its purchase and you can have it back.. thank

Solve your problem and do not use the download programs.Buy and use a card reader and eliminate problems I used to have, since I have many kinds of point and shoot, repairing and fixing them. I have used a card reader and need none of the softw ... Polaroid I533P Digital Camera

This is the first time the camera has done this - it will not download the pictures onto the computer - usually the camera asks to transfer all or transfer new - now my computer won't do anything - in fact I have to shut it down manually to get it to work again, then it works fine until I connect the camera and then the same thing happens

Do what the pros do...use a card reader. ... Digital Cameras

PC Connection My camera came with ACDSee for Pentax for viewing images etc. When I initially installed it worked great, as soon as the camera was linked to my laptop (Toshiba Satellite Pro running XP), ACDSee device detector would launch automatically, click the steps and photos would download- easy. Last month when my camera was connected, the device detector didn't launch and I had to through my computer, select the removable disk and acquire images that way. Tonight I had the same trouble but

I think it is bad connection from the usb cable to the camera try to move the connector in the camera( bending) ... Pentax Optio M20 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.4484 seconds