Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S200 / IXUS 178 Digital Camera ?

Can't connect camera to computer (Windows XP)

\015 My camera cannot connect with my Dell XP laptop computer. I uninstalled the driver, rebooted the computer, installed the latest version of the driver, connected the camera - as told to do. It will not recognize the camera. When I go to device manager, it shows a yellow explanation point under imaging, and it shows the camera there. I've also tried deleting it from there and re-attaching the camera - and rebooting computer. Nothing works.\015

Answers :

It's very hard to troubleshoot software problems online, and it likely is a software issue. But why put up with the headaches of bad software in the first place? Please see the following post, as it describes the use of a card reader as a much easier, faster, and less error prone way to download your photos. Note that card readers are also VERY inexpensive. Just make sure you get one that's stated capable of reading your S200's CF card.:
\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2009/01/how-do-i-download-photos-or-pictures.html
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