Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S90 Digital Camera ?

CameraWindow won't open or will suddenly close before loading


\015 I've never had an issue with uploading pictures from my camera until today. The camera body and the cord are just fine, so there are no physical issues.\012\012The problem is that after the camera is connected to the computer, and I turn the camera on, it shuts off after 1 or 2 seconds. So sometimes CameraWindow opens and sometimes not; but when it does open, it gives me an error message after 1 or 2 seconds saying "CameraWindow quit unexpectedly." or "No Camera Found." \012\012Any idea on how to solve this problem other than buying a separate card reader?\012\012\012Thanks in advance!\012Emily\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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