Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SX10 IS Digital Camera ?

When trying to transfer pictures from my camera to laptop a

\015 When trying to transfer pictures from my camera to laptop, a "communication error" comes up on my camera.\012I have transferred pictures before and this never happened at all. I tried to change the cord too but it didn't help.\015

Answers :

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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