Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?
I connected my camera to my new computer before
\015 I connected my camera to my new computer before installing the CD and the computer does not automatically recognize the camera when plugged intothe USB port\015
This question comes up several times a day here in the camera section at Fixya (especially with Vista users). But please note, it's very hard to troubleshoot individual software problems online, and it likely is a software issue. But why put up with the headaches of bad software in the first place? Please don't take this as a sales pitch as it's not, but please see the following blog article, as it describes the use of an inexpensive card reader as a much easier, faster, and less error prone way to download your photos. In fact there are several important reasons discussed in the article for using a card reader vice downloading from the camera. USB Card readers are also very inexpensive these day, with cost virtually not an issue:
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Downloading pictures I have a new computer ,has windows vista. I downloaded the original camera solution disk to the new computer according to the instruction . my camera is attached to computer using proper connection. when I wanted to download images, my computer tells me tells me that the camera is not recognized. I already contacted my computer people and they say it is from my camera. Any idea to help me? I appreciate your time and effort. Mehri Yazdi
Greetings myazdi,\015\012\015\012It is unfortunate that some cameras as well as other older programs and Vista do not get along. One solution I have heard of is to utilize a memory card reader such as any of these:\015\012\01 ... Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera
Hi there. I am having a problem connecting my Canon Powershot A630 camera to my computer. My computer is running Windows XP and I have installed the software that came with the camera. When I connect the camera to the computer via USB cable the computer says "Found new hardware - Canon Digital Camera" and then the "Welcome to the Found New Hardware Wizard" opens up. It says Windows will search for current and updated software and then tells me to insert the Compact Disk labeled Windows XP Profes
Hi there,If\015\012 you want to download the pictures on your camera, try plugging it into \015\012the usb port of your computer using the usb cable. Then turn on the \015\012camera and make sure it is set to REVIEW MODE. Usually, ... Canon PowerShot A630 Digital Camera
I recently bought a new computer with windows 7 on it..........i have a phillips pj44432 digital camera. my new computer doesn't see the camera......what can i do to get the computer to see the camera. It worked on the old computer with windows xp
It may or may not work, but try installing as Administrator and setting the program's EXE into "Compatability Mode for XP SP2",and also, running as Administrator. Also Disable UAC too. Windows 7 just doesn't want to support any hardware over like a ... Philips PJ44432 Digital Camera
With my new xp computer, my camera from my old computer (old windows),gives me an error message of "camera not found". This capability was supposedly transferred from the old to the new computer. Do I download the driver for this camera. I have no ideal!
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I have a canon a640 and recently got a new computer. i lost the original setup disk that came with camera. trying to up recent pictures to my computer (windows xp) but i do not read the camera. is there any location where i can download software to install camera on new computer without disk?
Try this link:http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/controller?act=ModelInfoAct&tabact=DownloadDetailTabAct&fcategoryid=320&modelid=14109 ... Canon PowerShot A640 Digital Camera
Good day, my name is Antonio Gelsi, on January 07 2011 Ihave purchased my new Leica X1 from Lica Dealer in Hamburg : MEISTER CAMERA EPPENDORFER LANDSTR.64 20249 HAMBURG TEL 040 467 77755 - CAMERA MODEL IS : LEICA X 1 NR 18400 / FABR NR 03836794 I would like to connect my new camera to my MAC Lap Top or other computers and I did not find the CD in order to install the Leica Camera on my computer. Today I called Leica Hamburg and I was told that I have to install the program or software
The company has told you to download the software. You can do this from the support section of their website. As the Nike slogan says..."Just Do It". ... Digital Cameras
Accidental deletion! Going on a trip of a life time! I have a new computer and new sony digital camera. I have been taking my memory stick out of my camera and re-sizing my pictures on my computer. What wasn't realizing is that when I was saving these pictures I was saving them on the memory stick, not the computer. With the initial thought of saving these pictures on my computer, I erased the pictures on my memory stick. I was very upset when I fond out that these pictures were deleted! HELP!!
First do not panic! It is possible to recover your pictures\015\012if you take care. Take the card from the camera (powered off) and if it has a\015\012"write protect" tab then lock it now. Do not try and write anything\015\012to the card or you risk ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera
When I connect my camera to my computer to upload photos, my computer reports no new images. When the camera is not attached (via USB) to the computer, I am able to scroll through new pictures and use menu functions... these functions do not work when attached via USB to the computer.
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 SD1000 Digital Camera
SP 350 When I try to transfer images from my camera I get the message "The software is unable to find an Olympus digita camera connected to your computer" This is a fairly new computer with Windows Vista. My old computer had Windows XP. The new computer is a Dell Insprion. Any thoughts? I'm stumped!
The answer to your problem might lie with the OS you are using. For whatever reason, when Microsoft brought out Vista it broke a lot of old programs and devices that worked perfectly fine. Why backwards compatability is beyond Microsoft, I don't kn ... Olympus SP-350 Digital Camera
My camera was working fine . I moved the computer to another room. This is the problem when I try to transfer pictures from the camera to the computer I get an error message stating that the software is unable to find The Olympus Digital camera connected to the USB Port on your computer. Well I have tried eveything. A new USB cable, reinsatlling the program. Moving the cable to all ports on the computer. I took the camera to a friends and we insatlled the program on his computer and it did the s
Try to get a external memory card. And try that instead. It might work better than the usb. ... Olympus Digital Cameras
When I plug in my camera to the computer, instead of getting the two toned alert that indicates that the computer has recognized that new hardware has been attached to the computer, it makes a three tone alert. When I go to "my computer" the camera doesn't show up. But if I turn the camera off, the computer makes the two tone alert indicating that it recognizes that the hardware is uninstalled. What does this mean? I have been able to plug my camera in with no problems for the last four years s
If your goal is to get your pictures, 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 ... Canon PowerShot A75 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
Hello there,........i have a samsung digimax s500cyber530 that i bought appox: 4 years ago?,.....and we just several days ago replaced an 8 year old gateway "windows" computer w/a brand new HP computer w/windows 7. my camera worked perfectly w/the old gateway,.....but it not only wont download/delete the pics from the camera into the new HP,...the camera is also in a "dead state and wont work at all" until i open the battery compartment and shuffle the batteries around!!! what going on,....and i
Once you get the camera working again by the "shuffling technique", don't connect it to the computer again. Instead, purchase an inexpensive card reader and use it to download pictures from now on.\012 ... Samsung Digimax 530 Digital Camera
I have a Kodak Easy Share M1063 Digital Camera and when I connect the camera to the USB port of my laptop computer, it no longer recognizes the new hardware device and I am unable to upload pictures. I used to be able to do this. I tried plugging the camera in to a home computer and this also did not work. When I plug the camera into these computers a green light goes on on the camera but the device is not recognized and I am unable to upload photos.
This happens cause the camera is seen as installed but the autoplay is set to do nothing ...either uninstall the driver and plug the camera to run it again ...or ...just go to the control panel /add new hardware ( be sure you plug the camera and powe ... Digital Cameras
I have a canon powershot sd630. The camera works find but when I plug it in to my USB port on the computer (via the canon cable wire that came with the camera) the computer does not recognize the camera. I have been using this camera for two years and this is a new problem. Its as though the usb port on the camera is problematic. I am able to use the port on my computer's tower for other electronics without any problems.
MY CAMERA IS A CANON POWER SHOT S400 DIGITALELPH AND IT HAS A MEMORY ERROR. WHAT IS WRONG? ... Digital Cameras
Canon 450D is not being recognised by my computer (I run xp 32-bit). When I turn on the camera, windows comes up with a "install new hardware" option. I have installed the EOS utility etc. but still the camera isn't recognised by my computer. Anyone have ANY idea? This also happened with my 350D, the only time my computer recognised the camera was when I installed the software package included with the camera. Nothing off the Canon site worked for my 350D, and so far nothing is working for the
Both the Canon XT 350D and the XTi 400D are recognized by any PC with XP windows operative system. It seems you have to check your USB port or USB cable used to connect your cameras to the PC. Sometimes, the PC does not recognize a specific device co ... Canon EOS 450D Digital Camera
I have a DVD camera model #DZ-MV380A. I've bought a new computer with Vista and find that the software for my camera cannot be loaded on the computer. Does this mean that my DVD camera is now obsolete and is no longer of value or is there a solution that will allow me to get my video off the camera and into my computer.
Hi,\015\012Normally camcorders have firewire connection to download to computer but I guess this model doesnt have that.\015\012\015\012But you should be able to directly take out the DVD from cam and use it with the computer ... \015\012 ... Hitachi Digital Cameras
I have a Kodak EasyShare 2700. I did not have the SD card. I took pictures and plug in the cable, but was not able to export the pictures from the camera to the computer. I took the camera to Office Deput. They tried to connect with my cable and then with a cable from a sililar new camera. They could not get the pictures exported to there computer. They then placed a SD card in the camera, exported the pictures to the card and then to the computer. What is the problem with not being able to expo
I have a Kodak Easyshare 2700 camera, it loses power after a couple of photo's batteries are perfect have you any idears\015\012 Fred Brown. ... Digital Cameras
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 bought a digital camera from Ebay. I have NEVER done this before and have no idea how to send my pictures to the computer. I used the camera but want to copy them to computer so I can send to friends via email. I have a HP photosmart E 317 and a card in the camera, I bought a cord connecting to computer. When plugged in to computer nothing happens. I know I am dumb but I am 53 yrs age and learning a new skill. Thank you for any assistance you can give. Oh I also do not have a manual.
Okay first here is a link and it's a biggy for a PDF manualhttp://www.google.ca/webhp?hl=en#hl=en&source=hp&biw=1383&bih=834&q=HP+photosmart+E+317+PDF+Manual&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=&fp=6a0673dc5c3f3912Copy and past into yo ... Digital Cameras
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
I have just bought a new computer running Windows 7 OS and I can not seem to use my camera on this system. I did install it on a computer running Windows 98 successfully. Do I need to install a new driver? and if so where can I get one. My camera is a Casio Exilim EX-Z40
Yes, you will need an updated driver for the camera to operate it on a Windows 7 system. Unfortunately, Casio does not list a Windows 7 driver for the EX-Z40. At this point your only recourse to to email Casio via the link below or call them at 1-8 ... Casio Exilim EX-Z40 Digital Camera
Old pictures over ride new pictures after deleted from camera. After removing pictures from the camera card to my computer and then take a new picture, The old photo shows up on the computer when view the canera card.
After downloading to your computer, format the card in the camera to completely erase it. ... Olympus Camedia C-4000 Zoom Digital Camera
I lost the software for my canon powershot s2is. I now have a new computer and don't know how to get my new pics from camera to computer without having to download every single one on my camera. Help!
Use a card reader instead of your camera to download your pics to a folder you create on your desktop. ... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera
Memory card Our old memory card stopped working in the camera. It said "memory card error". I bought a new card, 8gb duracell sdhc card, and when I put it in it said"memory card error" again. I tried formatting the card but it would not allow me to. I put the card in my computer and the new one works fine. I gave the old card to my brother in law to look at it, but he is on vacation, so I can't test it in my computer. I put the card that came with the camera in and it works fine, but it is a mmc
Unfortunately, the A520 does not support SD memory cards with more than 2GB capacity, and doesn't support SDHC at all. (1GB max for MMC cards.) I know memory is much cheaper than when the camera first came out, but in 2005 2GB was about as large as y ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera