Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Canon sd800is, 3 years old. Cannot get the computor and camer to each other. Blue light is not on. I had windows xp when I bought the camera and was able to transfere with no problem. As of this year have windows Vista. Cannot remember if I had attempted a transfere. I reinstalled the operations disk that comes with the camera. No drop box, nothing. Could it be that Vista, which has lots of quirks, is not compatible? Is there a download to fix it? Had to do that with my printer. pamann1


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Consider NOT connecting your camera to your computer.\012\012\012

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 than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.

Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo cataloging program.
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