Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?
Cannot upload pictures to computer from camera with USB cable. Have Canon Rebel EOS
First question: has this worked for this camera a computer in the past? If not, determine if the camera will work on another computer. If software is required, is it loaded on this computer? If yes, uninstall and get the latest version from the manufacturer's website. It is possible that auto updates on the operating system may have upset the current install. Try another USB port and another cable if available. Make sure the camera battery is good. Some units freeze with sub-par batteries.
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Cannot upload pictures to computer from camera with USB cable. Have Canon Rebel EOS
First question: has this worked for this camera a computer in the past? If not, determine if the camera will work on another computer. If software is required, is it loaded on this computer? If yes, uninstall and get the latest vers ... Canon Digital Cameras
Uploading pictures my camera is a canon EOS 20D. I have a plug that connects the camera to the computer but when i plug it in my computer doesnt reach to it...its likei didnt plug anything in. What do i need, what cable wire thing do i need to get pictures into my computer.
... Canon EOS 20Da Digital Camera
Hi ! I tried uploading some pictures to my pc but the computer says "no new pictures or videos were found on this device".Even when i accessed the device through "my computer" it was empty when in fact there are about 300 pics stored on my camera (canon powershot SD900) what should i do? The first time i used a USB cable and the second time i inserted the card into the computer but that dint work either . help !
U try reprogram ur gadget, ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera
For some reason now my computer wont recognise my canon powershot A560 -says something about connection.I use to get a window on view screen on my camera that i used to download pics onto computer via usb cable and now i only get a frozen picture on camera.Had usb cable and camera at camera shop today and they said usb cable ok as was connection in camera..Have tried all 5 usb ports on my computer..I have lost manual so cant remember exactly what im meant to do to download pics i dont really wan
Windows updates changes the registry and sometimes causes our "toys" to stop working. You can contact Microsoft and get instructions to re-write your registry(very dangerous if you don't know what you're doing) or, you can do what the pros do to avoi ... Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera
My Canon Powershot SD1000 acts like it shuts off when I try to upload pics to my computer. When I plug the usb into the computer and the camera into the usb the Camera will still work perfectly fine in picture and video mode, but when I put it in the mode to view my pictures because once I do that the computer dectects the camera to open the program to transfer the pictures the screen goes blank before my computer can detect it and it looks like it shuts off, but thje green power light is
Consider NOT connecting your camera to your computer.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 ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera
I have had my canon s3 for about 3 years now everything has been great until now. I cant seem to upload pictures to any computer now. When I plug in the usb it does not even detect that it is there. I have tried different usb cables so I am thinking it is something with the camera itself. Any suggestions? Thanks! Em
It may need to have cleaned the USB port in your camera. Dust and dirty can cause such failures.\015\012\015\012Other reason is that the USB circuitry in the camera's main board is defective.\015\012\015\012IF after cleaning t ... Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera
I am needing a USB cable for my 4.1 megapixel Digital Camera with 1.5 preview screen. The item number of my camera is 57692. I am needing the USB cable so I can plug my camera in the computer to upload pictures. I would like to order this USB cable which is a mini insert into my camera. Thanks
HelloOK, you will be able to buy this camera at nearly any camera or computer store. I would suggest that you rather go to your nearest store, take your camera with you, test the cable before you buy it, and then buy it.Hope t ... Sakar Digital Cameras
I have a Canon Power Shot A1000 IS camera (1yr.old) I was able to import pictures from the Canon to my computer with USB connection but I can not doeing it any more. My computer has got 4GB memory 1TB hard drive and Window 7 pro. When I connect the Canon (with USB cable) to the computer I receive a message ? Can not find source media for importing ?. When I use the canon with my friend's computer it does work but not with my one. When I connect my other cemera Sony DSC-F 707 to my computer tha
Every windows update changes the registry and sometimes causes our "toys" to stop being recognized. It happens to all of us. Pros avoid the problem by using card readers....you should too.\012 ... Canon Powershot A1000IS Digital Camera
I cannot get the pictures off the camera. When I plug it into the computer the program will not recognize this camera my canon A590. So I am unable to download my pictures. I do not have this problem with any other of my cameras. At first I thought it was the usb cable, but I have tried other cables and they do not work either. Any Ideas. I use a mac computer and Iphoto program. At times, I have gotten it to work, but now nothing. Please help thanks T Riley
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 A590 IS Digital Camera
Im trying to upload pictures, and i plugged in the cord to the computer and to the camera, turned the camera on, went to My Computer, checked the Canon EOS 40D digital camera plug in, but there were no pictures. What do i do to get the pictures onto my computer?
There may be a button on the camera you must press to x-fer the pic's ... Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera
Memory card today i took some pictures on my camera and i put my memory card into the computer to upload, but it only uploaded my old ones. so i put the card back into the camera, and my new pictures were gone! but when i took it back out, my old pictures were gone and my new ones were there. any way besides a usb cable to upload my new pictures?
Use a sd memory card reader-no software-plug and play-make sure you don't have 2 folders in camera storing pics in different places-check in menus for folder numbers ... Canon PowerShot A620 Digital Camera
Whenever I plug the USB cable into my camera, the screen goes black. It does it even when the cable isn't plugged into the computer. Even though the screen is black the camera still functions normally but it won't let me upload anything. When i try to upload my pictures it keeps saying USB Mode connecting........ then it says below that: Switch on [ MENU ] .... i don't know what to do ????
As far as I know, most cameras are made so that once it senses a USB cable (whether as being inserted physically or as a source of current), it reduces the camera to pretty much no more than a memory card reader. It is my belief this is so you ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S650 Digital Camera
I have a DSC-S650 sony cybershot camera. A few days ago I was able to upload pictures from my memory card via USB cable to my computer without difficulty. Now, my computer doesn't even realize my camera has been plugged in and my photos aren't transferring. Is it my USB cable?
An easy way to find out is to try another cable. Better yet, consider NOT using the USB connection at all.\012\012\012The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera an ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S650 Digital Camera
I have a canon A590 is camera. When I try to upload pictures onto the computer and plug the camera into the computer nothing happens.The camera does not power on like its suppose to. Why is this? I know the Usb cord works because I tried it on another camera. Do I need to have the cord that came with the camera or can I use any USB cord. Thanks you
Your USB cable is fine, I use a generic cable with my A590 with no problems. Connect the USB cable to the camera then your computer, make sure that the camera is set to the view setting instead of picture taking setting and then turn your camera an. ... Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera
I have formated the memory card using the camera taken pictures can see pictures on camera but nothing will upload the photos from the card direct ie my comutersd slot photo shop upload computer can only get photos from camera via usb cable
\015\012Insert your memory card into your computer's reader if you\015\012 have one. If \015\012not, you can purchase a multi-format USB Memory Card reader from \015\012Amazon.com or Buy.com\015\012 ... Samsung L100 Digital Camera
EOS Utility I purchased a Rebel Xsi, and installed the software. Upon connecting my camera to my computer, and launching the EOS Utility, the options to download the images, select images, or camera settings are shaded out. In order to transfer pictures, I have to go into "My Computer", open up the camera and copy and paste it. I have updated all of the software from Canon's website with the June 2009 updates, and the problem persists. Thanks for the help.
I got the same problem updating the EOS Utility. The version on the original SXi CD is 184.108.40.206. The upgrade is version 2.6.1. I suggest you to uninstall all the updated software. Or at least the EOS Utility. Go to the folder <C:\\Documents and Se ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera
I cannot upload pictures from the camera to the computer. I have uninstalled and reinstalled the software (Digital camera solution disk Ver.30.2) and have tried a different USB cable but I'm getting an error message that indicates the connection to the camera is not good. Camera works fine but how am I supposed to get the photos to the computer? It has been working without a hitch since I got the camera about 1 1/2 years ago, no changes to computer. It just decided it wasn't working anymore.
Hi,Are the images on a memory card? Then you can just purchase a USB media card reader for relatively cheap as a work around to the problem. If you need further assistance please let me know.Thank you,Lee ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera
I was taking pictures for my photography class and after 3-4 pictures in, the camera froze. I turned it off and on and it did it again. When I tried to check the photos I took, it told me "read error". So, I clicked on the reset option and I was able to take and look through my photos. Now the issue, when I plug in the usb cable in to my camera and my computer, my computer keeps on freezing when I tried to upload my images. It didn't have this issue before. This is an FUJIFILM FinePix S1800 12 M
Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.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 c ... FUJIFILM FinePix S1800 Digital Camera
Uploading pics I can't upload any pics to my computer anymore. I've made sure I've updated my drivers;it's showing a canon powershot driver. I reinstalled the program with the canon utilities CD. What now? Could it be the usb cable? If so, where could I order one? If that doesn't work, what if anything on my camera would cause this to happen? I've taken good care of the camera and have had it since last christmas.
Probably a Microsoft update is the culprit. Use a card reader to download your pictures to a folder you create on your desktop. ... Canon PowerShot SD790 IS Digital Camera
I have the Canon PowerShot SX10IS. I have used this camera and successfully uploaded my photos to my MacBook OS 10.4.X now for several years. Just 3 days ago, I successfully uploaded my pics.Then this morning, I plugged it in doing everything the same as I have been and it does not connect. I tried my old Canon A95 and it connected so it is not the USB cable. What could happen in 3 days? The camera has been in my house. I was taking pictures of my art work so there has been no exposure to th
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 SX10 IS Digital Camera
I cant upload pictures from my canon eos rebel t3 onto my computer.
... Canon EOS 1100D / Rebel T3 Digital Camera
Improper upload of pictures to computer from camera Canon EOS 40D
Try getting a card reader, they are cheap. It sounds like the software is having a problem communicating. ... Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera
Canon EOS Rebel XS 1000D with USB cable to pc running XP OS, when on, will not communicate to the pc. In device manager XP recognizes the camera as being on. Canon utilities do not communicate as well with the camera. I have uninstalled and reinstalled all Canon utilities from the solutions disk, at least 2X by now. This issue just developed. I have downloaded all of the latest drivers for the pc. No change.
Do what the pros do...use a card reader. ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera
Canon eos Rebel xs 1000D with usb cable to pc running xp os when on will not communicate to the pc. In device manager xp recognizes the camera as being on. Canon utilities do not communicate as well with the camera. I have uninstalled and reinstalled all Canon utilities from the solutions disk at least 2X by now. This issue just developed. I have downloaded all of the latest drivers for the pc. No change.
Kindly get it downloaded here:\012www.driverslab.com/drivers/Camera/Canon/16/22.html\012\012 ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera
Canon eos 350 rebel xt doesn't recognize usb cable
Use a separate card reader instead of the camera.\012 ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera