Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera ?

Won't download images to computer - although I have done it many time in the past


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Connect the data cable to the computer & ur digi cam !!!! now keep the cam in the dispaly pic mode & switch on ur cam !!! now the digi cam operates like a pen drive u can now copy the images and paste it in ur system
For whatever reason, sometimes an image or video will not download from the camera to the computer directly.

To try this, you will need to find a computer that has a slot that can accept the camera's memory card. Some Toshiba Tecras, for example, have something called a "Bridge Media Adapter Slot".

Read your computer manual and make sure you can fit the Canon's memory card into that slot.

You all probably know what comes next: Open the memory card's directory structure, navigate to your stubborn images and videos and start copying them to your computer's directory system.

I had this problem with a 1.5 GB video I really didn't want to lose, and just now tried this with great success.

Hopefully, this will help you just as well as it did me. :-)
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