Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A460 Digital Camera ?

Laptop doesn't acknowledge canon a460 camera when connected

\015 Hi,\015\012\015\012My laptop, (a dell inspiron 1300), could recognize my camera when I first connected it, but since I've installed the software it doesn't acknowledge when it's been connected. Any help would be greatly appreciated!\015

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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