Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A3100 IS Digital Camera ?

My computer is not recognizing the camera (a3100) in windows 7. connot find camera icon on the task bar.



Answers :

It's possible the USB cable you are using has gone bad, or that there isn't enough power going to the camera to turn it on. Try replacing the batteries and/or the usb cable, and see if it works. If not, you can take the SD card out of the camera and insert it into a SD card reader.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot A3100 IS Digital Camera

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

My computer is not recognizing the camera (a3100) in windows 7. connot find camera icon on the task bar.


It's possible the USB cable you are using has gone bad, or that there isn't enough power going to the camera to turn it on. Try replacing the batteries and/or the usb cable, and see if it works. If not, you can take the SD card out of the camera and ... Canon PowerShot A3100 IS Digital Camera

Computer won't recognize Camera (Windows XP) - Can't find CD


... Fuji FinePix 3800 Digital Camera

After downloading software on new Dell PC w/Windows Vista, PC does not recognize that camera is connected and I cannot open the camera window from the start icon.


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 A560 Digital Camera

Just bought a 24280-KHL DIGITAL Camera. it won't charge...USB port is ok... charges other things... no icon in the task bar either...nice little camera but it can't take pics if it won''t charge.


... Digital Cameras

Message from AIM: Your camera is already being used by another application. Please exit all applications that are currently using the camera and try again. Per the Task Manager, I can't find anything else running it. It works with the programs that came with it, photo, video and I can see a live image when I click on the icon in my computer, I can't get it to work on AIM.


... Jazz JDC5 Digital Camera

Windows XP PC won't recognize USB drive where new camera is connected - so won't transfer pics. Did the system>hardware>device>USB Controller> USB Root Hub>power mgmnt UNcheck box with no luck. There are 7 files listed USB Root Hub and I UNchecked them all. A right click on desktop icon doesn't show the J drive at all.


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 ... Kodak Easyshare C182 12MP Digital Camera

When I connect the Samsung s860 digital camera to my Macbook Pro the computer does not connect/recognize it. I tried opening the Window's drive portion of my macbook and still no recognition of the camera. I also opened I photo to try to import-- can't find the camera. I installed the Samsung software on the Windows side of my mac, opened the software, but still the software cannot find the camera. It acts as though the camera is not even connecting to the computer... but the cable is good and t


Do what the pros do...use a card reader to download to a folder you create on your desktop. ... Samsung S860 Digital Camera

When I connect my camera to the computer I don't get a popup window asking what I want to do with the camera. When I first got the camera there was no problem but after getting a new HD and reinstalling Windows XP and the Canon softwareI I can't seem to get any pictures off the camera. I do get the sound from Windows when I plug the camera into the usb port and turn it on that it recognizes somehting is there but then nothing else happens. Also when you turn the camera off Windows makes the soun


You might be able to type play back in your search bar under the start menu depending on your computer and o.s. (operating system) and bring up that window. ... Canon PowerShot A620 Digital Camera

Using windows 7. Camera not recognized but did used to be recognized two weeks ago. Camera and usb cable connection are recognized by another computer using Windows ME. Driver Boost says correct driver is installed. Ken, Cobourg ,Canada


Have you considered NOT connecting the camera to the 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 bui ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

My dell inspiron (with windows vista) is not recognizing a new Canon G10, so i am unable to download photos. i have tried all the suggestions in the Canon G10 manuals for troubleshooting and have followed all of the instructions for connecting camera to computer, but nothing works. the Canon website says that there are no drivers required for this camera with windows Vista, and provides no drivers that can be downloaded. My computer does not recognize that the camera is attached when I look in D


You can download the vista drivers here on link below. Just click on the drivers and downloads in link. Them click on your operating system and pick vista or vista x64. Then go down to the next box software 2 down.\015\012\015\012 ... Canon PowerShot G10 Digital Camera

USB Error My computer will not recognize my usb device that came with my camera. I also tried with another usb device from a different camera (same model) and it still did not work. My camera has the message USB error and my computer generates the message: 'USB device not recognized. One of the USB devices has malfunctioned and Windows does not recognize it'. I received the same message with both USB cables. I thought that I may need to install the drivers for my camera, but my computer does no


Are you turning the camera on after you plug it in to your computer? You should do that with all your USB devices. Let me know if that helps. Feel free to rate my answer.\015\012\015\012Rob ... Polaroid i735 Digital Camera

Sir, i have Yashica EZ F1233 Camera. But i cannot find driver for windows because i want to make my yashica to be a camera like web cam. Please help me to find the Yashica EZ F1233 Driver for Windows XP SP2. Thanks!


Sorry, that cannot be done. The camera does not have the correct hardware or software. ... Digital Cameras

Our canon powershot a1000is is no longer being recognized by windows. All of the ports work with other memory, but no longer with this camera. We also own a digital rebel and are having no problems with windows recognizing that camera.


... Canon Powershot A1000IS Digital Camera

No driver or manual, I amrunning windows 7 the camera will not install because windows can find no driver in it's driver files. The firs time I installed it the computer said to go to a specifc site on line to get the driver I did so..and the thing installed...I had no instructions for the camera so I unistslled it to try again...and again ...and again...it just wont load...and I cant find that web site again


It's www.digitac.com However, for the next few days, they say they're updating the website and you can't download anything yet. ... Jazz JDC27 Digital Camera

I recently attempted to install a Genius FaceCam 1000 web camera on my Dell E520 running Windows Vista SP2 with a Kaspersky based AV program. I cannot get any sound from the device.I have tried the camera in Windows Messenger, Google, Yahoo, and Skype. When I test the sound setting I get no volume bars in the test window. I have replaced the camera thinking it may be a problem with the original unit. I have tried running the device using Line 1 (CamSuite Virtual Audio), I have tried running the


... Digital Cameras

YASHICA DIGITAL EZ F 527L NOT RECOGNIZE BY PC Respected sir i have purchased your digital camera EZ F 527L. i have used it and it is very smooth and very handy. but when i connected it to my PC it recognize it as unknown device and cannot install it by PC. my system is windows XP home.so please guide me how i can able to recognize and install camera to my PC ? i have another one problem that when i starts camera and set its anti shake function on anti shake it sets on anti shake. but when i swi


Video recoding not audio this camera ... Digital Cameras

Windows Vista!!! When I plug in my cord from the camera (Pentax Optio S5i) to my new laptop with Windows Vista I get a message saying it can't locate Pentax driver and this isn't supported by Pentax??? or something like that.  My camera is not that old.  Is there any way I can get my camera to work with Vista?  I can't even get it to recognize the camera when plugging it into the USB port so it's not a software issue.  HELP I do not want to have to buy a new camera!!!!


There's quite a simple fix to this. Disconnect the camera and turn it on. Press Menu and move to the the little 'tool icon' tab. Under 'USB connection', change the setting from PC to Pictbridge. Press OK. Connect your Optio to your P ... Pentax Optio S5i Digital Camera

My computer has decided it cant recognize my digital camera anymore. I have uninstalled the driver for the camera, and reinstalled it, still the same. Also been on the camera website to find the up to date driver for camera.Downloaded this, and still the same. I have taken out the camera sd card and placed it in the processor, still not recognizing camera. What else can I do to get it to work?


Looks like you've tried most of the options, my only thoughts are, and I don't intend any insult, \015\012\015\0121) Did you swicth the camera on once connected? And have you tried more than one USB port?\015\0122) Assuming you prob ... Ricoh Caplio G4 Digital Camera

I am unable to get my nikon coolpix l11 to install on my computer that has windows xp. I downloaded and installed nikon transfer 1.5.3 for windows and i installed it but nothing happens. I plug my camera into usb port on computer and nothing happens. when i choose to add hardware the computer does not find the camera. my camera has an sdisk in it. I also changed the camera to usb mode by going into the menu of the camera and choosing usb mode.


Consider NOT using the USB connection.\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 computer or ... Nikon Coolpix L11 Digital Camera

My BH-10 camera (USB) works fine with ULEAD Photo Express 4.0(as the download picture from camera tool) , and also works fine with WINDOWS NetMeeting as a video source. So i think the USB Camera Driver that came with the unit is operational on my Windows XP Pro However, i cannot get Skype Ver 4.2.59.187 on the same Win XP machine to recognize the BH-10 USB camera. Totally refuses. Any Ideas? Is it a Driver problem compatibility w/ Skype?


... Bell & Howell BH-10 Digital Camera

Camera not recognized by computer. I connected the camera to three different computers, all of which had previously recognized it before, and every one of them did not recognize the device. The Windows computers claimed I needed to reformat the drive, and the Mac just came up with an error message saying that the drive was not recognizable. Do I need to reinstall the driver, or what?


This sound like the cameras software has become corrupt. Try re installing the software for it.\015\012\015\012Hope this helps. ... Samsung S860 Digital Camera

It seems that Windows 7 won't recognize the camera as a removable device. It worked ok on XP but yesterday I install windows 7 and install fuji softwer for finepix (original with camera) , connected pc and s2000 HD and.... nothing. i checked USB on PC and it works. I checked microsoft on web and it seems thet s2000hd should work normal on Windows 7 ? Help please


Why not do what the pros do to avoid this common problem...they use a separate card reader to download the pics instead of the camera.\012 ... Fuji FinePix S2000hd Digital Camera

Installation problem i use a largan easy 300 for work and i need to upload some pictures to my company. my computer runs windows xp. the camera instructions say to just plug it in and windows will find the drivers. windows is asking for an installation disc which i do not have. please help me find one to download.


Here are the drivers to your camera:http://www.largan.com.tw/digital/download_en.htm ... Largan Easy 300 Digital Camera

Windows doesn't recognize canon powershot 790is. installed software, rebooted, plug in camera, nothing. tried to open camera window, nothing happens. looked for it in control panel-scanners & cameras, not there. when i plug it in and turn it on, it does make a sound, but that's all.


It's very hard to troubleshoot 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 see the following blog article, as it describes the use of a card reader as a muc ... Canon PowerShot SD790 IS Digital Camera

Ebay setting? What a nightmare. Just got my camera. Ordered on internet. I kept reading in comments about ebay setting...I can't find it..and the online manual has no navigation by topic index. I'm having a hard time getting started with this unit. Were there any made early on without this ebay setting? Seems I saw a bunch of icons on the screen of the camera during a demo...but darned if I can find that again! My silver unit was from TechToys for less. It was priced $50 less than the


You can download the manual from the link below:\015\012\015\012http://ftp.casio.co.jp/pub/world_manual/qv/en/EXV7_DI_e.pdf\015\012\015\012See page 98, "eBay" or "Auction" is a "Best Shot" setting that you can choose to set up the camera for optimal ... Casio Exilim EX-V7 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.4159 seconds