Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera ?

Camera will not communicate with PC

\015 I have used this camera many times over the last 6-8 months and never had a problem. Now I hook it up to PC to download pics to PC and Camera does nothing. I turn it on and I only get a blank screen. The computer sees the camera but errors out saying it cant retrieve any info from camera while currently in use. I am not using it!!!!! Batteries are good? What do I do? any software updates?\015

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 Nikon Transfer or any other photo cataloging program.
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