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My camera turns on and off normally, i have the software downloaded and my album is empty. when i connect the cable from the camera into my computer, the camera turns off and wont turn back on unless i disconnect it. how can i keep the camera on and connected so i can transfer my pictures to the album on my 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 C1013 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
When connecting camera to computer, the connection refuses to turn green to upload photos. It has always workd fine until now. The hardware did not show on computer so, re installed camera CD and restarted the computer and still nothing. The camera operates under Picasso, but nothing is being recognised.
Try doing it this way:\015\0121 - Close all applications then shut down your computer, to power off.\015\0122 - Turn the computer back on and wait until it has finished restarting.\015\0123 - Once ready, then un-install ... Samsung Digimax L730 Digital Camera
Camera connection my image browser is saying no camera found when the camera is connected to the computer. have turned off computer, changed connectors and still no connection
One thing you may want to check on is whether or not your XT is set to PC Connection Mode. Set your mode dial to (M)anual, press your camera's Menu button and tab over to the fifth tab (Setup Menu 2) and then down to the COMMUNICATION menu selection. ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
Battery Problems Hi, I have an Casio Exilim EX-Z77 camera and the battery has totally died. I can't even turn the camera on without it beeping and turning right off. I have the usb wire to connect it to my computer, so that it can charge, but when I connect the usb wire and the camera, nothing happens. And I still have no battery power. Is there some way I can charge this camera? I'm the photographer for 4th of July festivities. Help!!
OMG it works I touched the 9v + to the Casio battery then stuck it in the charger and tada the damn charger stopped blinking!! LMFAO! I was gonna have a fit ;'0 I thought I was gonna be camera-less cause the battery wasn't working. I won't go that lo ... Casio Exilim EX-Z77 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
Digital camera about 4 years old, take pics, they are on screen when reviewed, but when I put SD card in computer they do not come on the computer. Couple of days later, took more pics, put SD card in computer, they did not come on the computer, but the previous days pics came up. What is the problem? Tried connecting camera to computer via cable, turned camera & computer off to reboot, removed and reinstalled SD card, changed camera settings, still have a problem. I have done this procedu
Possible that the SD card is having errors, So take a scan on the card and confirm. Also check the card on another PC to confirm if there are images on the card. If not there can be errrors in the camera. It will be ideal to have another SD card ( bo ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ3 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
My camera always connects automatically and downloads pictures that haven't been downloaded to the computer when I hook it up to the cable. Today, I tried to upload my pictures and I connected everything correctly, turned on the camera and it said "connection error". Could this be a problem with my computer or is it that I have to reinstall the program?
Use a card reader instead of your camera. ... Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS / Digital IXUS 95 IS 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
Samsung D53 camera says "connecting computer" when cord connected and camera is turned on. But it never connects? I have reinstalled the driver and the Digimax Master ?? I have even tried it on another computer??????????????? Any one have any suggestions at all?
Have you tried a different usb port on your computer?Do you have winXP? If so , it should see it almost instantly.Try a different usb port and see if your computer will see it then. ... Samsung Digimax D53 Digital Camera
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 :)
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When I connect my camera to my computer, I hook it up using an USB cable. This links the camera to the computer. But when I ask the computer to download the pictures, it says "camera in use please try again later". But the camere is not in use the screen just reads "USB". And I have to turn the camera on to get the computer to realize its there.
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 ... Fuji FinePix S1000FD Digital Camera
I have a Sony Cyber-Shot digital camera. I have an eMac, OX 10, Version 10.5.5. Up until yesterday I was able to connect my camera to the computer to download pictures from the camera. All of a sudden it has become impossible for me to get a connection. I connect the cable to the camera and to the usb port and then turn it on. Nothing happens. Help!!!!!
Problems like this can be eliminated by using a card reader.These USB card readers usually need no drivers with the latest OS systems. With older systems you may need drivers. They will show up lile a mass storage device. I have used a card rea ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera
Hi I recently purchased Canon Powershot Sd1200 IS. I installed the Solution Disc software but when I connect the camera to my computer there is nothing that tells me I have installed new hardware - the computer makes the ringing sound when I turn camera power on and off. Only the user guides show on my computer. Before this camera I had the Canon Powershot SD1000 and was able to download my pictures with no problem. Was told at Future Shop that it might be a problem with my computer. rnEmail
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 SD1200 IS / Digital IXUS 95 IS Digital Camera
I am connecting my sony cybershot camera to my pc but it is not read and i lost my installation cd ...when i downloaded the driver from the site there is an error telling me to be sure that the camera is connected and on although i am connecting it and turning it on !!!! my problem is how to make my computer feel that it is connected to my camera ..can you i get help ??
Having gone over two months without a reply to my query, I assume my suggestion to use a card reader solved the problem. ... Sony Cybershot DSCW310 Digital Camera
My Canon Powershot SD 400 won't download photos to my computer. I have a brand new battery. When I connect the camera and turn it on my computer shows the device for a moment and tries to get the data. The camera turns off shortly after it is on (no blinking light). When I unplug the USB it stays on no problem. I also swapped another USB and took out the memory card and battery and put it back in again.
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 ... Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera
My camera is on i plug it into my computer with a usb connection and the camera turns off i unplug from computer it turns on
Hello, if your trying to upload photos make the connections first then turn on the camera.You should receive a new hardware notice or a request to choose a program to proceed. If your camera has a rechargeable battery try connecting it and leave the ... Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera
I have connected the camera to my USB port and turned on the camera with the dial turned to PC setting, but my computer wont recognise the connection!! Help?
Try to plug it to another USB port on the computer and then turn the camera on and set it to play mode. Also, try to restart the computer and then try plugging it again. ... Digital Cameras
I have a panosonic TZ3 and i can not upload the JPG or video image files to my imac. I have followed all instructions and even when the computer is turned off camera will not mount or activate an untitled folder to the desk top when using the usb connection and turning the computer back on. the mode dial on the camera is set to play back but nothing happens. Would appreciate any advice!
Use a card reader to download your pictures to a folder you create on your desktop. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera
I plugged my camera into the computer using the usb cable and i forgot it was still connected and turned off the computer and when i try turning on the camera the operational lamp just keeps on blinking yellow
Have you tried turning everything off, plugging in your camera, then turning everything back on again? If that works, be sure to use "safely remove hardware" icon at the bottom of your computer screen. ... Digital Cameras
I have an Olympus tough 3000 wich seems to turn on and off when I try to power it on. the screen goes on and off every second. Not possible to take pictures. (this happens every time unless it have been connected to a computer. read further down) I wondered if a hard reset, installing the firmware once again could solve the problem. I have no problems in connecting the camera to mac computer. It can read whatever that is inside the memory card. If I disconnect the camera after it has been con
Hi,I'm sorry to know that the Camera is turning off and on again. I'll be glad to assist you with this. Please make sure that the battery in the Camera is fully charged and is holding the charge for making the Camera to turn on. You ... Olympus ? Tough 3000 / Stylus Tough 3000 Digital Camera
When I connect my camera to the computer I don't get a popup window asking what I want to do with the camera. When I first got the camera there was no problem but after getting a new HD and reinstalling Windows XP and the Canon softwareI I can't seem to get any pictures off the camera. I do get the sound from Windows when I plug the camera into the usb port and turn it on that it recognizes somehting is there but then nothing else happens. Also when you turn the camera off Windows makes the soun
You might be able to type play back in your search bar under the start menu depending on your computer and o.s. (operating system) and bring up that window. ... Canon PowerShot A620 Digital Camera
My Samsung S1060 digital camera is malfunctioning when i turn it on. The green light turns on for a few seconds and the screen remains blank, this is then followed by three odd-sounding beeps and then the camera turns off. It seems as though the shutters on the camera cannot open. I have tried replacing the batteries and connecting it to the computer and it made no difference, please help.
Hello. I want you to turn on the camera and find the reset function in the menu. Push reset and and reset your camera to factory settings, like the day you got it. IF that doesn't solve the problem you may have dust in the shutter mechanism which ... Digital Cameras
I am able to transfer images to my computer, but when I try to turn the M893 camera on when it's not connected to my laptop, the screen comes on for a second or two, lens comes out, green light is on and then blinks and turns red and blinks and then lens goes back in and camera turns off. I've tried removing the battery, wiping it off, putting it back in, camera also wont charge. It's never gotten wet or been exposed to extreme heat
It has problem on the lens. Lens doesn't extend when transferring pictures that's why it works. Kodak cameras are designed to automatically shut-off when the lens is struggling to go in or out.Follow step-by-step solution and repair on ww ... Kodak Easyshare M893 Digital Camera