Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX S51 Digital Camera ?

For some reason when I connect my Nikon Coolpix S51 to my Macbook the device is not recognized. I have connected it, using the same cord, to my hp desktop and it connects and is found immediately. Any thoughts on why this could be. I have downloaded the newest version of Nikon Transfer, this works fine but my camera is not recognized. Thanks!


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 Nikon Transfer or iPhoto or any other photo cataloging program.
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