Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD700 IS Digital ELPH / IXUS 800 Digital Camera ?

Communication error between camera and computer

\015 I have the canon Powershot SD700 IS digital elph and had no problems downloading photos to my laptop - now all of a sudden I am getting a communication error when trying to download new photos. \015\012\015\012I have downloaded a new virus protection program and that's the only thing that I can think that may be causing this!!\015\012Any suggestions????\015

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Try deleting a few hundred pics....I had about 3039...deleted about 200, and now the error went away, able to upload pics from the camera to computer.....possibly 3000 is the maximum number of pics the Camera Window software will allow ?
Consider 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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