Having problems with your Canon Powershot A480 - Silver Digital Camera ?

I cannot connect to my camera. I have installed the software but when i plug my camera in it says check the connection. This is the second camera i've tried, both say the same thing. My usb port is working properly.


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Connect the camera and the push the switch by which u see the photos on the camera screen
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