Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A520 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?
Do what the pros do...use a card reader instead of the camera.
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