Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera ?

Computer no longer recognizes camera via USB connection

\015 Hello, I am running Window's XP Vers 5.1 Service Pack 3 2007. I have previously been able to download pictures from my Canon Powershot A85 with no problem. A few weeks ago I downloaded some pictures, then disconnected the cable from the camera to take additional pictures. Upon reconnecting the cable, I get the message that the computer does not recognize the USB device. Therefore I am unable to download my pics.I've tried downloading the driver software but that hasn't worked either. Please help!!!ThanksNorman\015

Answers :

Consider NOT connecting your camera to your computer.\012\012\012

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.
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