Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD790 IS Digital Camera ?

My computer won't recognize my camera anymore.

\015 It used to open with some wizard photo thing, but now when I plug my computer to my USB, the white box asks what I want to use, but theres nothing there, it's just blank.. any suggestions?\015

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