Having problems with your Olympus FE-170 Digital Camera ?

Vista based computer does'nt read the usb port

\015 I have got Olympus FE 170 model digital camera. I could view all the photos through windows xp based computer, but not with my vista based computer. The computer says unable to locate the camera.\015

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The software that originally came with the camera is not Vista compatible. Go to www.olympusamerica.com and click the link for software downloads and then click the link for the free download of Olympus Master 2. This is the software that is now compatibel to Windows Vista.
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