Having problems with your Pentax Optio S5i Digital Camera ?

Pentax s5i digital camera - downloading problems

\015 Previously, I had no trouble downloading pictures directly from my s5i to my pc, that runs MS Vista. For some reason when I plug it in, I cannot see the active link to the removable disk where the camera folder normally is visible. I have checked the USB Connection setting on the camera menu and it is set to PC.\015\012Any suggestions?Thanks in advance.\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 Windows Photo Gallery or Picasa.
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