Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera ?

I had downloaded pics on my computer few days back but today suddenly my camera,canon powershot sx100 is not talking to the computer...both of them are only months old ...on the screen of the camera comes a message "communication error " as soon as i press the play back button on the camera.... the computer does not show the presence of the camera thru USb


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Check that you have the correct driver installed for your operating system. You can download it from Canon here.
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