Having problems with your Pentax Optio S6 Digital Camera ?

I can't get the photos in my Pentax OptioS6 to download into my computer. When I try, the computer says that it does not recognize what kind of camera it is connected to. By the way, I checked the trouble shooting guide & thought that the problem may be that the USB connection setting might have been set to PictBridge instead of PC -- but no, it is set correctly. Any ideas? I'd love to download these photos.


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If the settings on the camera are correct, try installing the driver from Pentax (fill out the form here: http://www.pentaximaging.com/support/manuals-and-literature/) your computer should recognize it then.

If all else fails, you can always use an SD card reader to download the pictures directly from the card
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