Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera ?

Camera not working no device

\015 Dear sir\015\012 i have a camera powershot s1 is i cann't transport the picture from camera to computer.i download all drivers.Also get a cd to install all compenets ,but that also not working.\015\012I gave my camera to fix it.Itsi possible that they don't fix it probily?\015\012\015\012 best regards\015\012 zvi de-leeuw\015

Answers :

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 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 such as Picasa.
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