Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD800 IS / IXUS 850 IS Digital Camera ?

My computer will not recognize my camera (powershot SD800 IS) when I plug it in.


Answers :

Consider NOT connecting the camera to the computer.\012\012\012

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. Or you can use any photo cataloging program.
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