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How do I download photos from my Canon Power Shot A510 onto my computer? Can I download JUST the photos I want to see, or do I have to download all of them? Thank you


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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.

You should also download ALL your pictures to your computer. You can delete those you don't want to keep. Then format the card in the camera. If you instead keep deleting some and shooting more, eventually you WILL have problems with the card.
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