Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera ?

Canon Powershot A80

\015 Camera is not recognized. Windows XP can't load the drivers for this device. (Code 31) I have uninstalled and re-installed everything. I have updated the driver etc. Everything works fine on my laptop, but not my desktop. Any Ideas?\015

Answers :

If nothing else works, try using a usb card reader to get the pictures into the computer's hard drive.
A nice usb card reader is available in all electronics stores such as Best Buy, Walmart, RadioShack, and so on.

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