Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera ?

Communications error Everytime i try to put a pic or vid into a folder it says "Communications error, please check to make sure your camera is properly connected an turned on" which it is! I tried the troubleshooting in the book and it just said "Unplug USB and plug back in" I must have done this a million times. Any help?


Answers :

Try 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 Nikon Transfer or Picasa.
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