Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A480 Digital Camera ?

Camera is connected to PC but still the PC says it is not detected.



Answers :

Once you plug in the camera and turn it on, go to Device Manager by right-clicking on My Computer. The camera should be visible under Imaging Devices and show the yellow exclamation point, showing that there's an issue with the driver. Right-click on the name of the camera, then go to Properties. Under Driver, click Reinstall Driver or Update Driver, and choose Install the software automatically. This should begin reinstalling the driver and your camera should be recognized.
Goto canon.com find your product and check for drivers or the missing disk. The driver for your powershot should be there and downloadable.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot A480 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 :

Camera is connected to PC but still the PC says it is not detected.


Once you plug in the camera and turn it on, go to Device Manager by right-clicking on My Computer. The camera should be visible under Imaging Devices and show the yellow exclamation point, showing that there's an issue with the driver. Right-click ... Canon PowerShot A480 Digital Camera

Picture problem I have a Canon Powershot A95. My computer says "Camera Connected" but when I try to load pictures I get a message back saying "The computer cannot detect the scanner or camera. Please make sure the device is turned on and is properly connected to computer"


Is your computer connected to scanner?? if so remove the scanner and deactivate the scanner software in computer then the problem will not come. ... Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera

Camera connection my image browser is saying no camera found when the camera is connected to the computer. have turned off computer, changed connectors and still no connection


One thing you may want to check on is whether or not your XT is set to PC Connection Mode. Set your mode dial to (M)anual, press your camera's Menu button and tab over to the fifth tab (Setup Menu 2) and then down to the COMMUNICATION menu selection. ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Connection I connected my camera to the computer and it says that it "cannot detect camera fix connection to camera then try again


There could be a number of problems...\015\012\015\012Your USB cord is faulty\015\012\015\012A problem with your memory cardIf replacing the cord won't work ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera

When I connect the camera to the computer it says there's no camera detected. I try to turn the camera on and the welcome screen comes on and turns off immediately. Its completely charged... works fine when the camera isn't connected to the computer.


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 ... Kodak EasyShare M530 Digital Camera

I cannot seem to download the pictures I have taken on my Canon PowerShot A410 to my computer. I am on the playback setting and I connect my camera to my computer, but I just get a message from Camera Window that says "Cannot detect Camera. Check connection to camera, then retry." I have even downloaded ZoomBrowser EX and clicked on the "acquire images" button but nothing happens. Please help!


Use a card reader to download your pictures to a folder you create on your desktop. ... Canon PowerShot A410 Digital Camera

MY Sony CyberShot will not connect to the computer. I've connected it succesfully before but now when I try to upload my photos the camera says "USB Mode Connecting...Switch on to [MENU]". I tried all 3 but it still wont connect. Sometimes it says "USB Mode Mass Storage"


You've reached the point where you need to start using a separate card reader. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

My camera is connected to my computer, I keep getting a message stating Cannot detect camera, retry connection. When I go to My Computer, the camera is showing as being there. I replaced the USB cord thinking that was the problem, but still not working Thanks Anita


You may need the right program to down load the photos onto your computer not every camera is seen by windows ... Canon PowerShot SD550 / IXUS 750 Digital Camera

Hi guys! I'm having trouble with my KODAK SDHC Memory Card 4GB. I've recorded some stuff in my camera, and I can see my recordings IN the camera, but whenever I try to transfer my videoclips to my PC, it won't detect the memory card. I've alreday tried connecting the camera directly to the computer, but still won't detect it. Whenever I use another memory card it seems to work perfectly fine. HELP!


SDHC Memory Card 4GB cannot be read from the SD slots on a computer because they are a different format although they look the same. You can purchase an adapter at Staples that can plug into a USB port to be able to read the SDHC card. ... Kodak EasyShare M1033 Digital Camera

I'm trying to download photos from the comera onto my computer. The USB cable is connected. I changed "communication" on the camera to PC connection (which made the "busy" flashing disappear). But I still can't download. ZoomBrowser cannot detect the camera and EOS Utility won't even pop up anymore. Before changing communications it would pop up but would only offer the option to manage folders, not to download.


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 t ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

I have a Samsung PL100 (Dualview). I'm having trouble uploading my photos to my computer using the USB. I have installed the CD that came with the camera (InteliStudio) and when I connect the camera and computer with the USB cord, the red indicator light lights up. However, nothing else happens. The User's Manual says that it should automatically connect and the computer should be able to recognize it. It doesn't. I have tried different settings in the Menu and still nothing happens. Please help


I find that alot of times using the camera to unload your pictures to your computer is more trouble them you need to worry about. i say you just pull out the SD or SDHC card and plug that into you computer. if you dont have an SD or SDHC card reader ... Samsung DualView TL205 / PL100 Digital Camera

Power surge Hi, Everytime I connect my camera to my computer, the computer gives an error message saying a power surge has occurred on the USB port and so it disconnects the USB port. I bought a new cable to connect the camera thinking that might be the problem but I still got the same error message. Hope you can help!


... Pentax Optio S40 Digital Camera

I have the olympus 850 SW camera, and it says that my "card is full" when i try taking a picture, but i used the usb connected to my camera to my computer and deleted all the pictures off my memory stick, and it still says its full even though there are no pictures. Whats wrong??


Make sure you have all the pictures removed then format the card using the camera. it should be in options.robert ... Olympus Stylus 850SW 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 new cord and still cannot transfer pics from camera to computer. The window opens that says the camera is connected and says select program to launch for this program but this is blank and I cannot upload photos


The easiest way to transfer images and videos from your camera is to use a card reader, which is very cheap and hasslefree. You take out the memory card from your camera and put it in the card reader, and it will work just like a USB flash memory. ... Kodak EasyShare One Digital Camera

Photos delete if i turn the camera off . I turn it on, and it says "26" on the screen, meaning i can take 26 pics. i'll take maybe 4 and turn it off. If i turn it on again, it will read "26" again and sure enough, when i connect it to the pc no pictures are detected. The only time i can upload pics from the camera is if I take the pics and connect it to the pc asap without turning it off.


Hi, Get yourself a new memory card, it sounds like you may have a damaged card.Good luck. ... Sakar Digital Concepts VGA Micro Digital Camera

My camera keeps saying: A camera error was detected Will shut down automatically Restart E32 I tried to restart it but still the message continues to appear on the screen...I can only do the preview f


I am sorry to say that the only way this is going to stop is to have your camera repaired !!! It requires service and there is no way around it. ... Canon PowerShot SX160 IS Digital Camera - Jap/Eng

Hi I have a Canon PowerShot 460 Digital Camera and it works great when I want to take pictures or make movies. The problem is that when I try to connect it to my computer to retrieve the pictures on the camera, my computer says that my camera isn't detected. I don't understand why that is because the camera's software works fine. I thought it was a problem with the USB cord, but it works fine with other electronic devices. The USB doesn't seem to work with the camera. I don't get whats the iss


Plug the camera up in the normal way and take a look at 'My Computer'If the PC is seeiong the camera it will indicate this by 'putting' up a new Remoceable drive Icon- If it has work at it from there.If it did nmot - Remove the Camera so ... Digital Cameras

Uploading pics my camera won't upload pics to my computer...the screen says that it's not plugged in and to check power and connections but i have? Same problem. Camera is about 9 months old and hardly used. Computer doesn't detect camera when it is plugged in. Set USB to : Mass Storage (USB Direct Print) as stated in instructions but green light doesn't come on when camera is turned back on as directed to do in instructions. Cord looks like new but I guess I can try and find another one if nob


When you plug in your camera go to my computers and under documents and stuff you will find your camera is recognized ... Casio Exilim EX-Z750 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?


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 ... Canon PowerShot A430 Digital Camera

Any time I connect the usb cable camera to computer, the notice: "New hardware found.." appear on screen. After install, some times the computer freezes but mostly nothig happens: No camera, no usb disk (from My PC), nothing. At Control Panel-> System-> Hardware says USB Still Digital Camera with interrogation mark. When I try to reinstall the driver, the program don't find ANY driver, even at Camera intallation CD or at folder with the downloaded driver from Digital Blue. At the little screen o


Please get it here :\012www.drivershq.com/driver-update/digital-camera/disney/\012\012\012Regards, ... Disney Pix Micro Digital Camera

My daughter has an olypus FE 115 but unable to find the manual. I have downloaded some recent photo's to a flash drive for her, but when she tries to now view the photo's from the camera it says picture error, I did not delete the photo's from the camera. When I connect to my computer and view what is on the card reader they are still there, so why can she not view them direct from the camera now and what does the error message mean?


Maybe the image format is not supported by the camera, try converting the images in .jpg or .jpeg format. ... Olympus FE-115 Digital Camera

My Canon PowerShot SD850 IS has a lens that is stuck in the extended position. I get a screen that says lens error, restart camera, but when I try to connect to the software, I get a screen on the computer telling me the computer cannot detect the camera. Battery is freshly charged, and I get the little yellow bird picture on the camera when I turn it on. It beeps about 4 times, and then turns off. Is there a safe way to get the lens to retract?


Don't play around with that lens, you can do more damage to the camera and focus with some of the stuff people tell you to try. Your camera just needs to be serviced and you'll be working great again. The shop that specializes in service for the powe ... Canon PowerShot SD850 IS Digital Camera

When I plug my camera into the USb port and turn on the camera it says scanner and camera not detected. I have installed the fuji drivers for it but still does not work, Can someone please help i i a Fuji FinePix S602 Zoom


Hi, kindly get it downloaded here :\012www.fujifilm.com/support/\012\012 ... Fuji FinePix S602 Zoom Digital Camera

I bought a new computer that has WindowsVista. I have a Canon PowerShot a520. I downloaded the software and when I connect the camera, I get a prompt that says camera not detected. Is my camera not compatible with my computer? Thank you!


Do what the pros do...use a card reader instead of the camera. ... Canon PowerShot A520 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: 0.3495 seconds