Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A430 Digital Camera ?

Downloading pictures i have a canon powershot A430 camera that i bought 2 years ago and as of the past 2 days it wont let me load pictures onto my computer. everytime that i plug in my camera, a message pops up and says "cannot detect camera. Check connection to camera, then retry." what should i do?


Answers :

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 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 such as Picasa.
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