Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

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?


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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.
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